Paying It Forward – An Early Retiree Case Study

I was recently asked to write a guest post for the Can I Retire Yet? blog about my journey to financial independence and what I have done since my early retirement at the end of 2015. This post required a lot of personal self-reflection where I discuss my early Money Continue Reading →

Portfolio Drawdown Anxiety – Discussions at CampFI

This past weekend, I had the fortunate experience of attending CampFI for my first time. CampFI is a weekend long retreat where people curious about, in their pursuit of, or those who have already attained financial independence (“FI”), participate in discussions and presentations (and impromptu pop-up podcasts!) about any and Continue Reading →

Learning the True Value of Financial Independence

Over the past five months, during which I have been absent from posting on the blog, I have had a number of significant life experiences. My father passed away after a long battle with cancer, my daughter graduated from high school and then went off to college – my wife Continue Reading →

Harness the Power of Compounding

The one lesson I truly wish I had learned earlier in life than I did is the Power of Compounding. This one mathematical equation is the key element to achieving Financial Independence. Albert Einstein has even been rumored as saying “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He Continue Reading →