One year into “Retirement”: How’s it going?

I can’t believe it’s been over a year since I left my full-time job. As for most people in the world, 2021 was another strange year. And despite ongoing challenges, especially in the world at large, there was a lot to celebrate. We got vaccinated and had a pretty “normal” summer. We managed to haveContinue reading “One year into “Retirement”: How’s it going?”

The 4% Rule – Do I have enough to retire?

What is the 4% rule? The 4% rule is the math that underlies the entire concept of F.I. (financial independence) and having the option to R.E. (retire early). According to the research in the influential Trinity Study, you can safely withdrawal 4% of your invested portfolio every year and still have just as much (orContinue reading “The 4% Rule – Do I have enough to retire?”