How I planned my early retirement withdrawal strategy after I Accidentally Retired without a plan

Early retirement without a plan, eventually needs a plan. When you end up Accidentally Retired at 36, you obviously have done many things right. Even so, I was caught off guard in terms of properly planning for an early retirement. My plan was to take a mini-retirement and figure out what I’d like to do… Continue reading How I planned my early retirement withdrawal strategy after I Accidentally Retired without a plan

15 Best Books on Leadership, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship

Best Books on Leadership, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship Given the wealth of books available to us this day in age, no one can possibly read enough to be able to make a definitive list and I’ll never be able to read everything I want to read. And if you read as much as I do, you… Continue reading 15 Best Books on Leadership, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship

Sleep is an underrated factor in your Financial Independence journey

You need between 7-9 hours of sleep to function properly Americans and their poor sleep Sleep is such an underrated commodity. Yet, according to the CDC, 35% of American adults sleep less than 7 hours a day. 1/3 of the population is NOT sleeping enough! And I know that there has been a pretty good… Continue reading Sleep is an underrated factor in your Financial Independence journey

Don’t forget to indulge and enjoy life along the way to FI

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Indulge the things that make you happy, then ruthlessly cut the rest As I write this post, I want to acknowledge that the life I live is one of privilege. I have never had to struggle to put food on the table, find a job, pay the bills, etc. I am a white male in… Continue reading Don’t forget to indulge and enjoy life along the way to FI

Bootstrap or Die: if you want to retire early, you should never take outside investment

Bootstrap or Die. 99% of all startups should never, ever, ever, take outside investment. Taking outside investment money, even from “family and friends” will put undue pressure on a growing business. Sure it may help to jump start things, but there are always a way to launch your business from the ground up using lean… Continue reading Bootstrap or Die: if you want to retire early, you should never take outside investment