Most of my friends in their early 20’s are not interested in finance. By not learning how to manage their money by balancing their spending and investing in assets at this age, they are only making it harder for themselves to gain financial independence in the future. I’m […]
Early Start Retirement’s first official 2021 Bingo Game for people interested in getting a head start in financial independence. Get a BINGO by crossing off 5 in a row, or aim for a black-out by doing every square!
2020 seems to have thrown a wrench into everyones plans. From business owners, to students, to doctors, everyone is changing their way of life. As things return to normal, it’s important to think back on the lessons we have learned so far from the Coronavirus pandemic. 1.) Expect […]
Bojack Horseman? Isn’t that the horse from Horsin’ Around? The show “Bojack Horseman” which aired on Netflix in 2014 and ended 6 seasons later in 2020 touched on many subjects including sexism, asexuality, factory farming, abortion, and of course money. Careful, this article contains a lot of spoilers. […]
(And what to do about it) It’s perfectly normal for one spouse to make more than the other. Whether you are a man or a woman in a heterosexual or same sex couple, it is very unlikely that both of you have the same income. Finance may not […]
This is a very difficult question to answer, as most of the time it depends on your financial goals and financial lifestyle. Being too conservative or too aggressive is bad, you want a healthy mix of both. Before I answer the question in full, let’s talk about what […]
“The Matrix” released in 1999 to a $463,000,000 worldwide box-office. The premise, “What if the world as we know it is just a computer simulation?” The idea stuck, and to this day people still find themselves wondering how they should behave if none of our actions truly matter. […]
The thought of finding ways to fill 40+ hours a week that may have been filled with work before is a daunting task. Time off when you have a job usually consists of finding ways to relax, but does that mean nothing but watching TV until you die? No! There are plenty of things you can do in retirement to keep you busy.
One topic of Morgan Housel’s “The Psychology of Money” is confirmation bias, this is the idea that we are more likely to look for and agree with opinions that already share our world view. This is definitely one reason I loved this book! It hit on all my […]
Being in your 20’s is all about making mistakes and learning from them. By learning what mistakes to avoid early you can set yourself to be much better off financially. Because of compound interest, making good financial and investment decisions younger can set you up for life. Here […]