Eliminating Waste and the Cost of Ownership

Imagine that you retired today. How would you celebrate the occasion? The quintessential act is to embark on a journey with no timetable. After all, no one is expecting you at the office, ever again! One man that we met was embarking on his journey. As we pedaled past his campsite, we observed the notice Learn More

Just in Time Retirement in a Just in Time World

Well, how do you teach an old dog new tricks? In most cases, maybe you can’t. The way we conduct business has changed fundamentally over the last 30 years. Those that adopted these changes have the opportunity to thrive and those that couldn’t adapt to the new paradigm have stagnated or failed. This article contains Learn More

A Generation Lost In Space

How to retire? Amass a huge inventory of wealth and then go on a spending spree until you die. This wealth is not to be built by normal means, it can only grow by speculating that others, just as ignorant, will continue to push the value of an investment ever higher. According to conventional wisdom, Learn More

How Can I Retire Happy? Get Your Wife On Board!

If you want to retire happy, get your wife on board. It’s easy to imagine scenarios of blissful golden years. Just choose the life that suits you and your budget. Do you want to travel to, or live by the beach, or lake, or maybe in the mountains? Some want to indulge in sports like Learn More

Can I Still Retire if the Stock Market Crashes?

Can I Still Retire if the Stock Market Crashes? Many wonder if a downturn in the stock market will delay or ruin their retirement plan. It’s safe to assume that anyone depending on growth in an overvalued market is either stupid or desperate. When a person is desperate, fear drives them to make stupid decisions. Learn More

What Type of Grandparent are You

It seems that many freely use their grandparent card when planning retirement. Applications range from eliminating the embarrassment of downsizing all the way to forcing one’s spouse into maintaining an opulent lifestyle. No one’s motives are ever challenged since we can’t really know another’s inner feelings. What type of grandparent are you? Most of us Learn More

Retire Tipsy (How to Keep Your Vices and Still Retire)

Have your cake and eat (or drink) it too. After planning to downsize and simplify, your financial planner informs you that your portfolio is still 100K short to retire. Like a parent explaining economics to a college kid, he explains how your fifteen dollar per day vice requires one hundred thousand dollars in savings to Learn More

KABOOM! Will 21st Century Boomers Pop or Become Rebel Retirees?

Remember the 1960s game, KABOOM? KABOOM, the balloon busting game of the 1960s is available in reality format for twenty-first-century boomers. Remember how scary the anticipation of the balloon popping was, not to mention losing twenty spaces when it did. Every choice you made could put you ahead or hopelessly behind. In the new KABOOM, Learn More

Retirement Travel – Not All Those Who Wander are Lost

Disclosure: This article contains Amazon affiliate links to products we recommend. If you click through and make a purchase through these links, we’ll get a small commission, but you won’t pay any extra. Thank you!  Experience the Journey as well as the Destination Some people travel and others do not. By travel I mean, experiencing Learn More

The Grass is Greener – Find a Retirement Haven That Suits You!

Find a retirement haven that suits you. This article contains Amazon Affiliate links. As affiliates, we get a small commission every time you purchase through our site. However, there’s no extra charge to you. You’ll still get Amazon’s great prices and reliable service. Thank you for helping us spread the Rebel Retirement message Just because Learn More

Unrebellious Retirees – Leaving a Legacy in Retirement

A Picture of What Retirement is Like for Unrebellious Retirees Since I talk about rebel retirement, it would only be fair if I share my negative and biased view of those lacking my free spirit. Instead of embarking on the most exciting and rewarding phase of their lives, they live a pathetic version of their Learn More