Slightly Early Retirement

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Why I Don’t Have an Annuity

Steve Ark  |  Slightly Early Retirement

Annuities are a good deal if you outlive all expectations and are terrible if you die early. But there are a couple more arguments that are not made very often, and why I have no plans to purchase one.

GET OFF MY LAWN!

Steve Ark  |  Slightly Early Retirement

If you fear you’ll only be able to afford to retire when you are an ancient 57 years old, put that fear away. Happiness does not deteriorate over time, it gets better.

My Big Day at the Casino

Steve Ark  |  Slightly Early Retirement

The day we arrived our net worth was at an all time high, the next day it dropped by $15,000.  During that time I had lost $5 at the casino and felt worse about losing the five than the $15k!

Your Hourly Wage on Steroids

Steve Ark  |  Slightly Early Retirement

9 to 5 employees often have no idea how much money their employers are spending behind the scenes in ways that directly benefit them.