Category Archives: Retirement

Another Guest Post

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My friend Crystal at ‘Budgeting In The Fun Stuff‘ has graciously allowed me to do another Guest Post on her site.  Hop on over and take a look.

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Happy New Year!

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As I look back on 2013, there is a lot to be thankful for.  Good health of my family, with some minor allergy exceptions.  Rewarding work for both myself and my wife.  And some good memories to bring in the … Continue reading

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Living your Retirement

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Lately I’ve been focusing on retirement for my wife & I.  We’re not ready for retirement yet, in terms of both age and money.  However, I do think we’re on a decent path to being ready financially. With a good … Continue reading

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Spreading The News

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Good morning, I’m spreading the news!  I’ve had the privilege of writing a guest post on ‘Eyes On The Dollar’ talking about some Retirement topics. Please jump here to visit Kim’s blog.

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Another Retirement Calculator

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As a switch up from what you’d expect during the pre-Christmas time, I’m throwing out an Retirement post.   This tools gives a nice overview of expectations for retirement.

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New Financial Resource Available

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I’ve just added a new spreadsheet to help you (and me) with tracking mutual funds. Check it out on this page.  With this you’ll be able to track what I consider to be some of the more important attributes of … Continue reading

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A Sprint vs a Marathon

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I saw this post today from Retire by 40 and thought “Wow.. a really great way to look at using compounding”.  Ok, actually when I saw the title I thought it was a running training article, which would go better with … Continue reading

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Pay off Mortgage or No?

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One of my goals has been to pay off our Mortgage.  Imagine going into retirement without a monthly mortgage payment hanging over you? But as this story tells, what may look like a good idea on paper, may wind up … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey and Making a Name

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Recently, a guy from Motley Fool, Brian Stoffel, wrote a blog post on Dave Ramsey’s advice for retirement savings. Essentially, Stoffel tried to poke holes in one of the assumptions in Ramsey’s model.  That of an assumed 12% average return on … Continue reading

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Book Broke 1,000 in Sales Rank on Amazon

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Pretty stoked here… My book ‘Goof Off to Goofy Marathoner’  just broke the 1,000 sales rank mark on Amazon!   This means there are only 997 books that have been downloaded more than mine (in a 24 hour period). Granted, … Continue reading

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