Is Retirement Bad For Your Health?

Is retirement bad for your health? What do people do after they retire? Do people get lonely? What are some things that can make retirement better? These are some of the things I’ve been asking myself as I reflect on my goal of early retirement /  financial independence. Thinking about retirement makes me think about my … Read moreIs Retirement Bad For Your Health?

10 Personal Finance Tips for 20-somethings from a 30 year old

Millennials Personal Finance

Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of personal finance questions from 20-somethings, so I decided to come up with a list of 10 personal finance tips. Here they are: 1. Get out of debt and stay out. If you’re in your 20s, chances are you have at least one of these forms of debt: car payments, student … Read more10 Personal Finance Tips for 20-somethings from a 30 year old

Why I Finally Decided To Max Out My 401(k)/(TSP)

I made a small adjustment to my paycheck today and decided to max out my TSP (Thrift Savings Plan, basically the 401(k) for federal employees). The contribution limit is $18,000 in 2016 for those 49 and under. Those 50 and older can put away an additional $6,000. I get paid biweekly (26 times a year), … Read moreWhy I Finally Decided To Max Out My 401(k)/(TSP)