2020 Financial Goals – September Update

2020 Financial Goals – September Update When it comes to goals, I once read the following: “Set goals that both excite you and scare you at the same time.” The reasoning behind that is simple: goals should motivating and somewhat…
2020 Financial Goals – May Update

2020 Financial Goals – May Update Hey Everyone, Welcome to another goals update. “You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck…
2020 Financial Goals

2020 Financial Goals Another year, another round of goal setting! I figure if you never have an end in mind you’ll never get to where you want to be. For years on this site, I mean years, we’ve set financial…
2019 Financial Goals – October Update

2019 Financial Goals – October Update When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. – Confucius And so we did…adjust. We needed to realize any 2019 financial goals.  Since our…
2019 Financial Goals – July Update

2019 Financial Goals – July Update “The budget is not just a collection of numbers, but an expression of our values and aspirations.” – Jack Lew, American Public Servant. Oh for sure. And since our April 2019 goals update, our…
2019 Financial Goals – April Update

2019 Financial Goals – April Update “I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time.” – Michael Phelps. Ya, I’m never going to reach the swimming heights that…
2019 Financial Goals

2019 Financial Goals I figure if you never have an end in mind you’ll never get to where you want to be. No doubt I’m a bit late to the goal-setting party by most 2019 blogging standards but you know…
2018 Financial Goals – Final Update

2018 Financial Goals – Final Update Passionate fans of this site will know I’m not an early retirement zealot. We don’t scrimp and save every dime to live in a small apartment and call ourselves “retired!”….but….we are somewhat focused on…
Income Needs and Wants in Retirement

Income Needs and Wants in Retirement Some time ago on this site I wrote one of the biggest retirement questions is: how much is enough? What might be our income sources, needs and wants in retirement? The answer to such…