Can I Retire At 40 With 1 Million Dollars? (Yes, But Read This First!)

If you’ve ever wondered, “Can I retire at 40 with 1 million dollars?” I’m here to spill the secret and say yes, you absolutely can. But, there are a few things you should know before jumping in. Here’s how you can retire earlier, with one million dollars, and still live well! Can you retire at 40 with a million dollars? If you’re reading this post, you’re … [Read more...]

How To Become A Millionaire By 40 (It’s Easier Than You Think!)

Have you ever wondered if it’s possible to be a millionaire at a young age? Or how to become a millionaire by 40, 50, or really any age before the average retirement of 65? If you’re looking to retire early, live off of a million dollars, and don’t make a super-high salary, here’s what you need to know. Is it hard to be a millionaire by 40? It’s not “hard” … [Read more...]

The CARES Act Retirement Account Withdrawal Rules: Should You Take Money Out?

This has been a year like no other. A pandemic has engulfed the world. Unemployment rates in the United States have jumped to the highest they’ve been since the Great Depression.  The United States government recently passed the CARES Act, which offers many financial breaks to Americans including a stimulus check and a hiatus on student loan payments for six months.  It also offers Americans the … [Read more...]

How This Couple Was Able to Retire Early After Just 15 Years of Saving

Do you think you need 30 years of saving to make your retirement happen? Do you think you need to make a lot of money? Or know what the best stocks are to invest in each year? Of course not! I’m a huge fan of early retirement stories of the everyday-man; stories that prove that good-ole fashioned saving, simple investing, and living within your means CAN and WILL provide you with not just the … [Read more...]

How to Become a Millionaire – The Simple Way to Save $1,000,000

Admit it – you’ve probably asked yourself “How do I become a millionaire?” more than once in your life. Don’t be shy! With all the images of happiness and security we see associated with wealth, how could you (or most anyone) not. Regardless of what your actual financial goals are, the act of having a net worth of one million dollars or more is still heavily regarded as quite an accomplishment! In … [Read more...]

How a Good Asset Allocation Model Can Impact Your Financial Future

Assets allocation is just not one of those topics that most people find particularly sexy.  Usually it’s the sort of thing that gets about as much attention as the instruction manual to your Blu-ray player. But as you’ll see below, it’s one of those parts of investing that you simply can’t ignore – largely because it can have a MAJOR effect on your finances and how long they ultimately last. The … [Read more...]