My plan for early retirement

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James blogs at Free in Ten Years where he documents his path to an early retirement. He is planning to retire at 38 by saving 75% of his income by being a frugal machine. He blogs about money saving ideas, investing and avoiding consumerism. I am planning to be retired from paid work within ten years; on or before my 38th birthday. I have an average income for my country and started this process with...

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Our early retirement plan

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For Brian and I, the big motivator for working hard, paying off our debts and savings gobs of money is the allure of early retirement. Who wants to work forever? I’d rather take advantage of free haircuts, cheap homecooked meals, and even free tax software and put my money to better uses. Sure, there are people who apparently love their jobs so much that they never want to stop, but for us, we...

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Updates: June 24 – 30

Happy Canada Day! The second long weekend of the summer kind of snuck up on me – I think I’ve still been recovering from my big work conference at the beginning of June. One of my favourite things about Canada Day is the number of free events and activities around Vancouver. Specifically, there are a few events we’re likely to check out: Canada Day Celebration at Granville Island...

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Defining the greater goal

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The news that early retirement/financial independence advocate Jacob Lund Fisker is retiring from retirement and going back to work has got me to thinking; what is the point of all this? In deciding to work towards early retirement, a major motivator was the freedom to do what I wanted, when I wanted to. To be free of the responsibility and obligation to show up at a certain place at a certain time...

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