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20 Months Until Freedom!

But what about everything between 33 and 20???

Yep… We’ve done a TERRIBLE job of keeping up with this blog, AND the initial reason we set out to use it was to keep a very accurate log of our progress towards FI/Early Retirement as a building block to better understanding our own expenses (When you have roughly 25x your annual expenses you are generally considered “Lean FI”). 930 more words

Financial Independence

April 1 Deadline for Retirement Plan Distributions

In most cases, taxpayers who turned 70 1/2 during 2017 must start receiving required minimum distributions (RMDs) from Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and workplace retirement plans by Sunday, April 1, 2018. 609 more words

Tax Planning

Where Subarus Come From

Endless expanse.

Sun glory, chicken on the barbie.

Children crying, parents angry.

“Take one for the road,” yells a voice from behind and left.  A second beer deforms against the quarter panel with a dull thud.  881 more words


Roth IRA's Made Simple(r)

Roth IRA’s continue to be one of the best tax structures for saving retirement money. I also believe they are one of the best assets to pass along to the next generation. 794 more words


IRAs: What's the deal? (5 minute read)

Warning: reading this post may be a life-changer, at least learning about IRAs was for me. IRA stands for Individual Retirement Account, it’s an investing tool you can set up for yourself to save for retirement.  242 more words

Saving Money

IRA: What's the Deal? (5 minute read for small business owners)

As promised, we are diving into the two IRA’s established by those who are self-employed and small business owners.

SIMPLE IRA (Savings Incentive Match Plans for Employees) 141 more words


Which IRA, Traditional or Roth?

Individual Retirement Accounts or IRA’s, aren’t managed by your employer, it’s up to you to fund one. If you don’t already put money aside in an IRA, you should. 1,049 more words