Retirement

May 11th, 2018 Features

★ The Ultimate Pre-Retirement Checklist ★ Money Match-Up: 15-Year Mortgage Versus 30-Year Mortgage ★ Stop Worshiping Vanguard Funds...

Featured, Retirement, Saving Money

Apr 18th, 2018 Features

★ Breaking Free ★ The Most Efficient Way to Pay Off Your Home Faster ★ Be Inspired to Leave a Legacy Steve A.Steve handles the operational side of Rockstar by keeping the systems running smoothly, social media accounts active and curation buttery smooth. He also answers to the name...

Apr 12th, 2018 Features

★ How FIRE Benefits Society ★ The Differences Between Us ★ 5 Lessons from Failing the CFP® Exam Steve A.Steve handles the operational side of Rockstar by keeping the systems running smoothly, social media accounts active and curation buttery smooth. He also answers to the name...

Featured, Retirement

Apr 3rd, 2018 Features

★ When Having Too Much Money Is Bad ★ The Reason Why It’s Easier for the Rich to Save than the Poor ★ My Biggest Financial Mistakes and What I Learned Steve A.Steve handles the operational side of Rockstar by keeping the systems running smoothly, social media accounts active and...

Mar 22nd, 2018 Features

★ How a $500 monthly allowance saved our marriage ★ Dealing With Payment Syndrome! ★ The Ten Commandments Of Retirement Steve A.Steve handles the operational side of Rockstar by keeping the systems running smoothly, social media accounts active and curation buttery smooth. He also answers to...

Early Retirement, Frugality, Retirement

★ Top 5 Expenses that Go Down in Retirement

“There are a number of categories in which your annual expenses can be expected to drop when you give up the day (and sometimes night) job.” Steve A.Steve handles the operational side of Rockstar by keeping the systems running smoothly, social media accounts active and curation buttery...

Early Retirement, Retirement, Rich Habits

★ My Retirement Flexibility Scale for Choosing Your Safe Withdrawal Rate

“In recent years, I’ve been trying to “quantify” the non-numeric criteria that go into the retirement withdrawal rate decision. These are the factors that I used in making my own decision years ago, and that I recommend others take into account in making theirs.” Steve A.Steve...

★ Retirement causes brain function to rapidly decline

“New research shows that brain function declines rapidly as soon as people stop work and put their feet up. It appears that the lack of regular stimulation takes a heavy toll on cognitive function and speeds up memory loss and dementia, researchers warned.” Steve A.Steve handles the...

Retirement, Saving Money

★ Alt-Retirement and the Long-Term Care Dilemma

“We can make all the plans we want as to how we’d like to retire or semi-retire. We can plan to continue working, to save money, and to lower expenses. But if you have a major health event, or you simply live long enough, you’ll come to a time when you can’t live on your …...

Early Retirement, Retirement, Saving Money

★ How to Know Your Target Retirement Savings Rate

“The basics of consistency and thoughtful spending are universal for long-term financial success. But after that, personal finance is unique to each of us and our goals. So, after years of wondering, I created a simple worksheet to help you determine your own personal target retirement...