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What I Read This Week

From Mrs. Frugalwoods – A look at how she figured out what she wanted to do with her life, and how it might help us do the same thing. The Robots Are Coming! – Ok, hyperbole, but this article does discuss a … Continue reading

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Warren Buffet Wins Bet – Was There Any Doubt?

This came out a month or so ago, but I missed it.  Index Funds Win!  This idea plays perfectly into two issues I’ve talked about before:  Direct Investing vs. Robots, and How I’m Better than Hedge Funds, but not as good … Continue reading

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What I read this week

Two interesting discussions on frugality:  One from Penny at She Picks Up Pennies and one from  Kalie at Pretend to be Poor.  Slightly different takes on an interesting topic. My July 4th post on my view of Frugality – Interesting, I … Continue reading

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Reprise – Where You Live Matters A Lot for Your FI

  This is a reprise of something I posted over the summer.  I heard something on the WSJ podcast on the same topic last week and thought that I’d revisit the issue. What you’ll need for a comfortable retirement is, … Continue reading

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What I Read this Week

From Chris Mamula writing for Can I Retire Yet? – a good discussion of health care and early retirement.  This is, perhaps, the most important issue among those striving for the RE part of FIRE.  You can find more from Chris … Continue reading

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