Retirement

★ You can retire early without adopting Mr. Money Mustache’s extreme frugality

Follow the solid underlying principles espoused by the FIRE community but without the same intensity. Steve A.Steve handles the operational...

★ The FIRE Movement Was Inevitable

The world needs clear answers and a way to cut through all the financial BS to get what it really wants — financial freedom. Thus, change gave rise to the FIRE movement — bloggers telling their stories about how they reached financial independence. Some of them retired early. Others kept...

Retirement, Something To Think About

★ The Procrastination Equation

I believe only the most serious of us think on each expense that we incur – what is the net present value of the reward we get for saving (earlier retirement) versus the immediate reward of buying (say eating dinner out). Steve A.Steve handles the operational side of Rockstar by keeping the...

Making Money, Retirement

★ When You Get Fired As The CEO From Your Own Company

On October 18, 2016, I walked into a board room as the CEO of a multi-million dollar business with responsibility of over 200 employees. The business was my first-born, grown from an idea hatched in 2008. I walked out of that board room a business owner and CEO no longer. Steve A.Steve handles the...

Budgeting, Early Retirement, Retirement

★ How to Take a Mini-Retirement and Love Your Life

“There are so many incredible things you could do if you had a bit of time away from the 9-5.” Team RockstarBringing you the best of money! After you’re done reading this awesome article, head to our forums and come hang out :) https://rockstarfinance.com...

★ Two Years of Mini Retirement: A Snapshot with Number$

“I ran the numbers 50 different ways before we stepped away from our jobs. I tried to find every story out there. How much would this really cost? Would this set us back and waste all the work we put in? Is this the stupidest idea I’d ever had? Well, we are over two years …...

★ Live the Life You Want Now: Don’t Wait Until Retirement

“It’s okay to temporarily reduce retirement savings to do something you’ve always wanted to do, particularly if you’ve been diligent about saving for a long, long time.” Team RockstarBringing you the best of money! After you’re done reading this awesome article, head to our...

★ Retire at 70? No, Thank You

“Suze Orman lays out 3 steps to make sure that you keep working to 70. In contrast, I’ve laid out 3 countersteps to make sure that you don’t.” Team RockstarBringing you the best of money! After you’re done reading this awesome article, head to our forums and come hang out :)...

★ Can the “Simple Math” Make Retirement More Difficult?

“Is the FIRE community setting itself up for failure by making retirement conditional on having reached a certain savings target?” Team RockstarBringing you the best of money! After you’re done reading this awesome article, head to our forums and come hang out :)...

★ How to Retire in 10 Years or Less

“With the benefit of hindsight, I’ll share what I consider to be the key steps to retiring as soon as possible — taking the best of what worked for me combined with what I wish I had done differently.” Team RockstarBringing you the best of money! After you’re done reading this...