How long until retirement: an interactive tool

Intro: How many more years will you have to work before you can retire / achieve financial independence?  With it being the start of a new year, I wanted to get a handle on this question myself. I’ve already written a few articles on this subject (pretirement, financial independence, power of a high savings rate, […]

Location arbitrage: living abroad to save money

Abstract: Living abroad in countries like Ecuador or Thailand can save the average American serious money (and serious working time).  Specifically, living in an inexpensive country abroad for 10 years saves nearly $225,000 versus living in the U.S., and even more than that for big spenders.  As more and more people transition to location independent careers, […]

When can you pretire?

Introduction: Great news for the FG ROI clan this week… my brother and his wife had their first baby!  Big ups to the proud new parents!! 😉 So their new bundle of joy got me thinking about what kind of life I want to have when I have young one/s running around.  I would like to be able to retire […]