The state of Illinois is giving us $3,000. That’s right. The Land of Lincoln, otherwise known as the Land of No State Budget, is actually coughing up money. So put on your hats and let’s get this TRS pension party started, shall we? Continue reading “TRS Pension Windfall: Help Me Spend It”
This really compelling series first piqued my interest when I read Our Next Life’s blog post about it. The magic started with Think Save Retire. Afterwards, Our Next Life jumped on board, and Northern Expenditure and My Countdown to Freedom all chimed in. All of their answers are incredibly inspiring, carefully planned, and simply great reads.
Then there’s this post.
Here’s the thing: I’m not on the road to FIRE, because I don’t want to be. Let me clarify. Mr. P and I don’t currently have any desire to retire early. But working towards financial independence? Game on. Continue reading “We Aren’t Retiring Early, But We’re Planning Our Next Life”