I decided to fire my financial advisor…now what?

How to manage the transition away from your financial advisor Late last year, after I Accidentally Retired, my wife and I finally pulled the plug and fired our financial advisor. There are so many reasons why we decided to fire our financial advisor, and now we were left dealing with the aftermath. Here were the… Continue reading I decided to fire my financial advisor…now what?

GameStop manipulation proves why individual investors should avoid stocks and invest in the entire market instead

GameStop’s stock surged yesterday, on the backs of Redditors, Robinhood investors, and Elon Musk But seriously. This business with GameStop, while sort of comical, is not that shocking. Sure it might be fun in that that professional investors got their butts handed to them by Redditors and Robinhood investors, but this is a warning sign… Continue reading GameStop manipulation proves why individual investors should avoid stocks and invest in the entire market instead

How to Accidentally Retire; 5 Steadfast Rules to Follow

Anyone who comes to Accidentally Retired, is probably thinking…how is that possible? Well it is possible. And here are 5 tried and true rules to finding yourself in an accidental retirement situation. Rule 1 – Earn, Save and Automate Everyone already earns, so this is an easy rule. But, where there is usually a huge… Continue reading How to Accidentally Retire; 5 Steadfast Rules to Follow

Best Financial Independence Calculators & Tools

This is a comprehensive list of the best Net Worth, Financial Independence, and Retirement Calculators & Tools that I could find and test. I have used many of these calculators myself. Personal Capital’s tools cannot be spoken more highly of for managing a budget, investments and tracking net worth. And from time to time, I… Continue reading Best Financial Independence Calculators & Tools