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

The magic of a one-time partial mortgage payment: your net worth increases

Should you pay down your mortgage and live debt free or invest? There is an even better option with a one-time partial payment. That is the age old question that many ask themselves. When interest rates are lower than investment returns, it always will mathematically make sense to invest over paying it down. But when… Continue reading The magic of a one-time partial mortgage payment: your net worth increases

How much, do you actually need to retire early?

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Personal finance is personal – But how much does an average person need to retire early and happily? For those on a journey to FI (Financial Independence) or FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) this is a question you are very very familiar with. But for those who aren’t, this is something you should be thinking… Continue reading How much, do you actually need to retire early?

Refinance now to improve your savings rate, cash flow, and overall wealth

Interest rates remain historically low. If you have not refinanced, please do so now! We recently finished up refinancing via an Asset Based Mortgage to save $500 on our total mortgage payment. This was huge for us, especially after Accidentally Retiring. Not only are we now able to save $6,000 a year in total expense,… Continue reading Refinance now to improve your savings rate, cash flow, and overall wealth

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