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

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

Ruthlessly cut down on email for less stress

When I found myself accidentally retired and no longer working, it was really, really strange to not have to be tied to my email. Running a big business with 50+ employees and even more co-workers, vendors and clients lends itself to a lot of email. We are talking about hundreds a day. In fact, I… Continue reading Ruthlessly cut down on email for less stress

Personal Capital Review 2021: Retirement Planner, Savings Planner, Net Worth, and Investment Checkup

Personal Capital Retirement Planner

Personal Capital is the easiest and most convenient way to track your net worth, plan for retirement, and run your day to day budget There is a reason that many personal finance bloggers are continuously pushing Personal Capital’s financial tools: it is the easiest and most convenient way to tie together your entire net worth… Continue reading Personal Capital Review 2021: Retirement Planner, Savings Planner, Net Worth, and Investment Checkup

Obsession and focus are the key drivers to early retirement

Obsession is all you need to succeed There is no way around it, but when I step back and look at myself in the mirror, I have to face the facts. I have an obsessive personality. Anytime I embark on a new business venture or even a hobby, I go all in. I get obsessed,… Continue reading Obsession and focus are the key drivers to early retirement