Retire & Enjoy
Articles to help you achieve financial independence, and tips on how to enjoy life more now & after retirement.
Our Income Streams | Retired & Living Abroad At Age 26
I will explain why my wife and I decided to quit our 9 to 5 job with our main income streams and what those look like in terms of monthly cash flow.
Our Transporation Costs (Southern China City)
The transportation costs in China are one of the major factors for our decision to semi-retire abroad. See more on our costs and more!
SEMI-RETIREMENT: The New Way to Retire Early
Looking for a way to reduce your workload and enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle. Semi-retirement may be the perfect solution!
9 Types of FIRE, Which One Will You Pursue?
Not everyone’s path to fire will look exactly alike! I’m excited to share many types of fire to consider when pursuing financial independence.
14 Reasons We Decided to Semi-Retire in China
I’m very excited to share the top 14 reasons why we made the deicion to semi-retire in China! Let’s jump in then!
Coast FIRE: The Easiest Way to Join the FIRE Movement
Coast FIRE is arguably the simplest and most effective way to join the FIRE movement. Learn how you can take advantage of it!
11 Tips to Learn Mandarin Chinese (Tips from a Native)
Many things can be done to make learning Mandarin Chinese easier and more fun. See these essential tips taught by a Chinese native!
Important Business & Life Lessons From Extreme Ownership
The Book Extreme Ownership teaches important lessons that should be applied to business and life. Use these lessons to find success and joy!
Why You Need a 2-Year Emergency Fund Before Retiring
When most people think about retirement, they imagine a time when they can finally relax and enjoy life without worrying about work. However, one of the most important things you can do for a smooth retirement is to have an emergency fund in place. In this article, I...
Financial Freedom: How to Achieve it with Proven Tips
Financial freedom may look a little different for everyone, but there are common steps that we must each take to achieve it!
The Best Affordable Health Insurance Options for Early Retirement
I’ve created this blog post to help you be prepared for early retirement by finding the best affordable health insurance plans.
16 Ways to Help You Reach FIRE Faster
Looking to achieve FIRE faster? I’m excited to share with you 16 ways to reach financial freedom sooner with our experiences.
Is Utah a Good Place to Retire? Pros and Cons
Utah is a stunning state with a lot to offer for retirees. In this article, I share the pros and cons to consider before retiring in Utah.
How Much Money do you Need to Retire in Utah?
In this article, we take a look at how much money you will need to retire in Utah including costs of housing, healthcare, etc.
What You Need To Know About The 25x Rule for Retirement
This article explains the 25x rule including how it works, and why it can be a helpful guideline for retirement savings.
How to Enjoy Your FIRE Journey | 5 Refreshing Tips
The persuit of FIRE may seem a bit daunting or stressful. Don’t worry, use these 5 tips to enjoy your FIRE journey!
How to Recover From Burnout and Enjoy Life Again
Burnout is a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion. We discuss the signs and symptoms of burnout, and how to recover from it.
The Best Retirement Plan Options for Self Employed
If you are self-employed, it is important to have a retirement plan in place. See the 5 best retirement plan options for the self-employed.
14 Simple Ways to be More Productive Each Day
We all want to be more productive, but it can be tough to know where to start. See 14 simple ways to boost your productivity every day!
How to Declutter Your Life for More Space and Mental Clarity
In this blog post, we’ll discuss 13 ways to declutter your life so that you can have more space and mental clarity.
How to Find Your Purpose (And Unlock Your Best Life)
Finding your life purpose can lead to a more fulfilling and satisfying life. Here we discuss 14 tips to help you find your purpose in life.
What are the Sunday Scaries and How to Cope
Sunday Scaries: the anxiety and stress that many people feel at the end of the weekend. Here we provide 10 tips to help you get rid of them.
7 Ways to Resuscitate Your Financial Health
In this blog post, we will discuss seven different ways that you can improve your financial health starting today!
10 Key Tips for Slowing Down and Enjoying Life More
It’s easy to get caught up in busy lives and forget to enjoy each moment. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with 10 tips for slowing down.
Will vs. Trust. Which is Best for You?
In this blog post, we will explore the key differences between wills and trusts to aid you in your decision.
How to Retire Early Using the FIRE Method
I’m excited to share with you the basics of the FIRE movement and how you can use it to achieve early retirement!
6 Lessons From Atomic Habits That Changed My Life
See 5 of the most important lessons from Atomic Habits that have made a big impact on my life and how they can change your life too!
How to Teach Children About Finance – A Guide for Parents
In this guide for parents, we will discuss different age-appropriate ways to teach your children about finance. 0
How to Achieve Social Media Minimalism [10 Ways]
In this article, we discuss the benefits of achieving social media minimalism with 10 strategies you can implement today!
How to Set Boundaries in All Areas of Life
In this blog post, we discuss different types of boundaries and how to set boundaries to feel safe and respected.
Dave Ramsey 7 Baby Steps | Do They Actually Work?
We break down each of Dave Ramey’s 7 baby steps with our own experiences and opinions on the effectiveness of each step.
5 Simple Ways To Stop Living Paycheck To Paycheck
Learn five simple steps you can take to stop living paycheck to paycheck and start building wealth for the future.
Generational Wealth | What is it and How to Build it
In this article, we discuss what generational wealth is, why it is important, and how to go about building it.
12 Important Steps to Take Before Quitting Your Job
Quitting a job can be a scary prospect, but if you plan ahead and take the time to do things correctly, it can be a much smoother process. In this article, we will discuss fourteen things you must do before quitting your job.
What Financial Minimalism Is and How To Achieve It (14 Tips)
Learn what financial minimalism is, the benefits you can experience, and how you can achieve it. We provide 14 tips to help get you started!
The 4% Rule – How Much Money Do You Need To Retire
This article will explain the 4% rule in more detail, and also discuss some of the pros and cons of using this guideline.
The 7 Best Mental Health Books to Read in 2022
The lessons from these mental health books can change your mindset and help you to achieve more than ever thought possible!
How to Get on the Same Page Financially With Your Spouse (9 Tips)
Money plays a vital role in relationships. Check out these 9 must-see tips to get on the same page financially with your spouse.
How to Set and Achieve Health Goals in 2022
Learn more about health goals with tips on how to set and achieve them in 2022! I also share my personal health goals for the year.
6 Great Ways to Boost Your Home Workout Routine
In this post, I go over the benefits of exercise, common types of exercise, and 6 tips on how to create an awesome home workout routine.
How to Balance Full-Time School and Full-Time Work (10 Helpful Tips)
Here I introduce 10 helpful tips taken from my own experiences to help you find balance with full-time work and school.
How to Create a S.M.A.R.T Health Goal (Step-by-Step)
What started out as a vague goal of me wanting to lose weight turned into an empowering S.M.A.R.T. health goal that helped save us money.
Why Intermittent Fasting Really Works! (Lost 35 pounds)
What I’ve learned about intermittent fasting and how it accelerated my weight loss when I decided to lose 35 pounds (helped me save a lot of money too!).
How I Lost 35 Lbs In 6 Months! (12 Weight Loss Tips to Help You Feel Amazing)
This is my weight-loss success story where I went from 270 to 235 pounds! I share 12 weight loss tips that helped me lose 35 pounds & make money.
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