What Does ‘Early Retirement’ Mean to You?

Jacob from Early Retirement Extreme and Mr. Money Mustache from Mr. Money Mustache have recently been talking about the “Internet retirement police”, self-appointed folk who call out bloggers for calling themselves retired, when, according to these people, their lifestyle doesn’t fit into the pre-approved notions of what they consider to be “early retirement”, or just plain ol’ “retirement” in… [Read More]

Weekend Reading, Winter Edition

Happy February, everyone! The cold of winter carries on, with some parts of Canada and the US shutdown by a recent heavy dumping of snow. This brings back memories of snow days, when school would be cancelled because there was no way of getting there! Winter was one of my favourite seasons as a kid, because you… [Read More]

What Does It Take to Emotionally Succeed as an Entrepreneur? Here’s What I’ve Learned, One Year After Quitting My Job and Taking the Leap of Faith

Snowboarder in Tannheim, Austria. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Snowboarder_in_flight_(Tannheim,_Austria).jpg

[We recently experienced a complete data loss on Invest It Wisely, wiping out our posts and recent comments; we apologize if your comment was lost, and also for the multiple reposts! Thankfully, Code Garage and WP-DBManager saved our butts and we were able to recover data from February 1st. If you run a WordPress site… [Read More]

Invest It Wisely’s Best of 2012

Mayan Zodiac Circle. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mayan_Zodiac_Circle.jpg

So we’re now in 2013, having successfully navigated through the treacherous waters of 2012 and the various end-of-the-world plots that were hiding in the depths. To kick off the new year, I’d like to go back in time and look at the most popular articles from 2012, as well as thank our top referrers. First,… [Read More]

New Year’s Reading

Fireworks seen in Rio de Janeiro from MSC Musica Ship - Copacabana - 2012. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fireworks_in_Rio_de_Janeiro_-_Copacabana_-_Brazil_-_2012.JPG

Happy New Year’s Eve! Here are some of the posts that you might have missed: Happy Holidays How to Fight the Blues This Winter by Giving to the Causes That You Believe In How to Host a Christmas Party on a Budget 3 Low Cost Ways to Grow Your Small Business Have a safe New… [Read More]