Why a transient life beats peanut butter on pancakes

Olaf is the blogger behind MileHighFinanceGuy.com, where he shares a variety of posts on financial topics and reflections on life and money.  He previously worked as an advisor at one of the largest financial firms in the US. While there, Olaf regularly helped people decide what to do with old 401(k)s, construct investment portfolios, and… Continue reading Why a transient life beats peanut butter on pancakes

Celebrating 1 year of blogging

I’ve always wanted to write. Then 1 year ago, I finally acted on it after finding myself Accidentally Retired. My advice to anyone thinking about starting something. Just start. Start today. Don’t look back. Writing helps me to better think and focus…and I have found over the years that I can express myself in a… Continue reading Celebrating 1 year of blogging

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

2021 Tax Planning – avoiding capital gains tax in retirement with TaxCaster

How we plan to pay $0 in taxes in 2021 This is neither tax nor investment advice and is for informational purposes only. One of the big challenges that I have had in my first year in early retirement is managing taxes and capital gains. You would think that taxes wouldn’t be such for someone… Continue reading 2021 Tax Planning – avoiding capital gains tax in retirement with TaxCaster