What if your favorite stocks were Avengers?

Just wanted to have a little fun today. Too often we in the personal finance world take things a little too seriously. That includes me. Even though most of us sit around investing in “boring” index funds like $VTI or $VTSAX, they are truly all you really need to grow your wealth. Still it’s nice… Continue reading What if your favorite stocks were Avengers?

The Personal Financial Plan: a must have for anyone seeking Financial Independence

A written personal financial plan is a must have for anyone working towards Financial Independence. Do you have a personal financial plan? Is it on paper or just in your head? No need to feel bad if you don’t though. I’ve never had one until recently. In fact, it wasn’t until I found myself Accidentally… Continue reading The Personal Financial Plan: a must have for anyone seeking Financial Independence

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