Simple Yearly Budget & Expense Tracker (Template for Google Sheets & Excel)

While Mrs. AR and I don’t typically keep a firm budget, every so often I like to keep tabs on our expenses and see where there is room for improvement. This tool provides an easy way to do that, as well as a useful way to forecast expenses for the year as well. We use… Continue reading Simple Yearly Budget & Expense Tracker (Template for Google Sheets & Excel)

Top 10 travel hacks to save money on every trip – without skimping

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Here are 10 simple hacks to help you save money when you travel, without skimping We are about to head out on an epic road trip real soon, and that got me thinking about the different ways that we attempt to save money whenever we travel. Here are the tried and true ways that we… Continue reading Top 10 travel hacks to save money on every trip – without skimping

Personal Capital Retirement Planner Review (2022)

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 Retirement Planner: it is the easiest and most convenient way to tie together your entire net worth… Continue reading Personal Capital Retirement Planner Review (2022)

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