Category: Financial Independence/Retire Early–FIRE

“Time is free, but it’s priceless.  You can’t own it, but you can use it.  You can’t keep it, but you can spend it.  Once you’ve lost it, you can…

Financial Independence/Retire Early--FIRE How We Got Around To Rambling

The concepts for investing are easy, living by these concepts is the difficult part. Don’t get us wrong, even with maximum saving and investing towards retirement, you also need balance…

Financial Independence/Retire Early--FIRE How We Got Around To Rambling

No, we didn’t win a lottery or participate in an IPO or receive allowances or get an inheritance. Early retirement money did not magically fall into our lap. We worked…

Financial Independence/Retire Early--FIRE How We Got Around To Rambling

“Believe what you want.  These walls are funny.  First you hate ’em, then you get used to ’em.  Enough time passes, you get so you depend on ’em.  That’s institutionalized.”…

Financial Independence/Retire Early--FIRE How We Got Around To Rambling

It’s Silver!  Happy 25th Anniversary!  It was our Silver Anniversary.  A few days after we listed our house in early May and a few showings later, we had a showing scheduled…

Downsizing Financial Independence/Retire Early--FIRE How We Got Around To Rambling

Li·ber·at·ed adj 1. Given liberty; Freed; Released. Today Mr. Ramble and I resigned from our jobs with our last official day being a couple weeks away.  November 1st was our goal…

Financial Independence/Retire Early--FIRE How We Got Around To Rambling

“Fearless, chase your wildest dreams!” It’s hard to believe in less than a week Mr. Ramble and I are saying “I Quit” to our employers and giving 2 weeks’ notice. It feels…

Financial Independence/Retire Early--FIRE How We Got Around To Rambling