Today is the first Monday of Daylight Savings Time which sprang most of the United States forward one hour early Sunday morning. It makes for one of the toughest Monday morning wake-ups of the year and as it realigns our location to the sun and the Prime Meridian in Greenwich, England. This Monday morning also happens to be the second to last Monday morning of my … Continue reading Springing Forward
This is the latest picture of the overhead cabinet in my office at MegaCorp. Each week for the last 52 weeks, I have been pulling down a marker to countdown the weeks. I thought I would share a quick picture now while there is a few still left. Here’s what it looked like originally and at the last update I showed … It’s amazing … Continue reading Post-it Flag Countdown Update
I am slowly coming to the realization that I now have time to waste. I say that in the most positive sense. While I still have a few weeks of work left before I early retire, I don’t feel nearly as rushed as I used to. It’s nice to feel that wasting a little time isn’t such a bad thing. After all, as John Lennon … Continue reading Having Time To Waste
Well, here we are: my last month of work. Last month of work? How did that come so fast? The truth is it did not come fast – although things have accelerated in a HUGE way since I announced I was leaving MegaCorp. I wrote just a few months ago about how slow things were progressing as I worked my way through my last year before early … Continue reading Early Retirement FIRE Escape – Final Month!
Will Rogers says that you can double your money by putting it in your pocket, by I think it is actually an opportunity to TRIPLE your wealth. Why is that? Here’s how I count the three ways: First, a dollar saved is a dollar you can spend tomorrow; second, it is a dollar that will grow and give you more dollars in the future; and … Continue reading FIRE Station Fun – Get Rich Quick
As I wind down my last few weeks on the job at MegaCorp, I am reflecting a bit on all of the jobs I had when I was a kid – before I graduated from college and started working professionally. As I look back, I figure that I only had about 18 months time off of work from the time I was in 6th grade … Continue reading Kid Jobs & Perks