Archive for the tag 'retirement'

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 […]

24 Comments Kevin on Mar 11th 2013

[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 […]

20 Comments Kevin on Feb 3rd 2013

Times have been tough in the past few years. Unemployment has been high, home prices have fallen, and it has been harder to qualify for loans with reasonable interest rates. If you have high interest credit card debt, need to cover a major medical expense, or make a large purchase, using money in your 401k […]

2 Comments Guest on Jun 23rd 2012

This is the fourth and final post in a series of articles on living to 100 and beyond. This post was originally published on June 12, 2010. Traditional retirement planning is made with one main assumption in mind: after you retire, you will only live a couple of decades at most, and you will be […]

60 Comments Kevin on Jun 4th 2012

This is the third in a series of articles on living to 100 and beyond. This post was originally published on June 1, 2010. In my last post on this series, I took a look into a possible future where lifespans extend out to one hundred and beyond, and the possible changes that will affect […]

39 Comments Kevin on May 28th 2012

This is the second in a series of articles on living to 100 and beyond. This post was originally published on May 26, 2010. Living to 100 and beyond… is it a dream, or is it something we can achieve in our lifetimes? Last week, I introduced the concept of living to 100 and beyond, […]

38 Comments Kevin on May 21st 2012

This is the first in a series of articles on living to 100 and beyond. This post was originally published on May 17, 2010. Ever since time immemorial, humans have been born, they age, and one day, they die. Each of us is blessed with only a few short decades of youth; it’s all downhill […]

37 Comments Kevin on May 14th 2012

Just for fun, I decided to look at my stats and take a look at what the most popular posts of all-time have been, and what sort of lessons we can draw from them. In this post, I will share with you some of the background behind each post, and what I liked about that […]

26 Comments Kevin on May 2nd 2012

I recently received a question from Rachel, a reader here at Invest It Wisely, and with her permission I am publishing the question here so we can get feedback from fellow readers and bloggers. Rachel is concerned about her mom’s retirement. Her mother is self-employed and has no other relatives to lean on other than […]

11 Comments Kevin on Mar 21st 2012

The following is a post by staff writer Teacher Man. This is his first post for Invest It Wisely; please join me in welcoming him to the site! There has recently been a spate of articles on the internet about how jealous people are of public sector “gold-plated pensions” in Canada. I’m fairly certain that […]

34 Comments Teacher Man on Feb 27th 2012

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