“Didn’t I like my current job? and what about the plan to retire in 10 years time? My current job pays amazingly well for a new-ish teacher and it’s with people I love, so why am I leaving?”
“I asked him to share his story with you because I find it such an excellent example of how when the right opportunity drops in your lap, you just put your head down, educate yourself and keeping moving forward.”
“Though a viable financing strategy, owner/seller financing is often overlooked, misunderstood and mischaracterized. If you’ve read any other articles on this subject, it’s likely you don’t have the whole picture.”
“Okay, as someone who pays a moderate amount of attention to helping Mother Earth, the fact that there are two relatively easy ways for me and my household to impact climate change is kind of amazing.
Reduce the amount of food we waste.
Eat more plants and less meat.”
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“I suspect almost none of us have considered our Time Phase Allocation. Have You?
Since I just “invented” the word TPA, don’t worry if you haven’t thought much about it before reading these words. To make your job a bit easier, I’ve done a bit of legwork for you.”
“What I like about Dr. Turner’s approach is that he doesn’t say you can’t have more, he just tempers the amount of extravagance one can add at any one time.”
“Most of us go through life with a general sense of who we are, and, in a lot of circumstances, that’s enough. We get by. But if you want to be your best while being less fearful of people’s opinions, you need to develop a stronger and much deeper sense of who you are.”
“Here’s an interesting trend I’ve noticed.
People who go hard for a while with their financials and then have an ‘eff this, life’s too short, I’m doing what I want moment.'”
“I don’t know about you, but when I scroll through social media and read popular headlines, I often feel obligated to optimize every facet of my life. If I’m not working a side hustle or hacking a better, faster, cheaper way to do everything, I’m obviously not doing it right.”
“Apparently the answer after interviewing 1,000 folks across all ages and states is $2.4 million. Using a 3.5% withdrawal rate, that would throw off $84k a year to live off. ”
“Today’s post is a case study from someone in this exact situation — A modest income, and a parent that needs a significant amount of help. To maintain her anonymity, I’ll be referring to her by the moniker, Mrs. Prickly Pear.”