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How I Quit My Career at 39 with Out-of-State Rental Properties

The following is a guest post by Eric Hughes, who writes the blog Rental Income Advisors. Eric left his corporate job by creating passive income with out-of-state rental properties.  He owns 18 properties that produce nearly $70,000 per year.  Eric explains how rental properties can be a shorter path to financial independence than a traditional...

How Much Money is Enough?

A few years ago, somebody asked how much money is enough for me to retire. I used a back of the napkin estimation based on the financial independence number and answered. This was 2015-ish. At the time, I thought the number would be more than enough to live comfortably for the rest of our lives,...

Retire Before Dead

Someone on Facebook with a very dry sense of humor commented:  You misspelled dead. — Facebook Reader It took me a while — then, the epiphany. After seven years of blogging, I realized my blog name is one letter away from Retire Before Dead. And wow, far more people are probably striving for that goal...

9 Alternative Investment Ideas for Asset Diversification

Diversification is said to be the only free lunch in the investment world. If your stock portfolio is heavily weighted toward one company, you can reduce your risk by purchasing shares of other companies.  The same is true for asset classes. As your stock accounts grow with regular contributions and gains, your net worth becomes...
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