Retired with Less than $1 Million?
In another post, I discussed the commonly accepted “you need $1,000,000 to retire” rule. Can you retire with less? Possibly … People retire all the time with a lot less money. They might have been forced to leave work early (due to layoffs, illness, etc.) or perhaps they voluntarily quit a soul-sucking career. Read about why I voluntarily left a secure job before I had $1 million in savings. Further, find out what steps I took before deciding that it was possible to retire early.
Where to Venture Next?
So many places to see and so little money! While my budget kept me stateside for most of 2018, I am busy exploring inexpensive foreign adventures for 2019. Here is where I’m currently traveling, where I’m planning to visit, what I’m budgeting to spend and what I actually spent! I will confess my monetary mistakes and explore what I would change if I could do it over again.
A “capsule wardrobe” seems like another “trendy” rich person thing. However, having a minimalist wardrobe may help your budget, get rid of clutter, and reduce the stress of what to wear. I tried capsule clothing from several companies. Learn more about capsule wardrobes and my experiences on trying to create one on a budget.