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​​Happiness Revisited: Did Early Retirement Have an Impact?

AR  |  Accidentally Retired

Happiness is a choice. You have to choose to do the things that make you happy. You have to choose to be the person that you want to be. You have to accept reality for what it is.

Cash Is King – And the Queen, Jack, and Definitely the Joker

AR  |  Accidentally Retired

Having 6-12 months of expenses in the bank will give you peace of mind. You’ll sleep better at night. But if you want real freedom, the best thing that you can do for yourself is to save for savings sake.

In Praise of the Dumbphone and Leaving the Smartphone behind Forever

Amanda  |  Accidentally Retired

The smartphone is the messy roommate whose business sprawls forth from their room into every room of the house. Will we establish boundaries? Or will we acquiesce to the takeover in silence?

A Letter From My 80 Year Old Self

AR  |  Accidentally Retired

Remember, we are playing the long-game. Your job is to craft the life that YOU want. Don’t let anyone tell you differently.

It’s Time to Start “Requalifying” For Your Job Each Year

AR  |  Accidentally Retired

Even if your title is the same, even if your role is the same, continuously learning and improving is the single best way to guarantee yourself a big raise, promotion or job on the open market.

The Magic of a One-Time Partial Mortgage Payment

AR  |  Accidentally Retired

Should you pay down your mortgage and live debt free or invest? There is an even better option with a one-time partial payment.