5 very practical lessons we learned in our first year of early retirement

As our first year of retirement came to a close, we set down to talk about what went well, what didn't meet expectations, and lessons we learned along the way.  Here are 5 of the more practical things we learned about ourselves and living life as early retirees. 1 We’re starting to sound more and … Continue reading 5 very practical lessons we learned in our first year of early retirement

Pure Torture: Helping Our Parents With Technology

Did reading the title of this post make you cringe just a little?  Us too!  When my dad was getting ready to retire, his employer introduced email.  Actually, it wasn’t even called email at that point.  His employer called it “the DG” and it had read receipts for every message.  That meant when his boss … Continue reading Pure Torture: Helping Our Parents With Technology

5 things no one told us about RVing in early retirement

We have absolutely loved being on the road 5 months this summer.  AND, we are 100% ready to head home for the winter. We set out for New England on May 15.  We had our route, itinerary, and campground reservations set for the entire summer, and we didn’t really deviate.  The only time we didn’t … Continue reading 5 things no one told us about RVing in early retirement

RV living…everybody’s got something to do

We get asked a lot of questions about who drives, who cooks, who cleans…basically, who does everything while we’re traveling. We’ve never even thought about roles and who does what. I guess we just kind of started doing what we’re doing and it’s worked! Carter’s Roles President and CEO. Carter likes to think he’s in … Continue reading RV living…everybody’s got something to do

4 things we wish we would have done before we retired early

There are times when we think we’ve done a really great job of setting ourselves up for early retirement.  And, there are other times when we fully acknowledge there are soooooo many things we wish we would have done much earlier in life.  We realize hindsight is 20/20, and here are 4 things we wish … Continue reading 4 things we wish we would have done before we retired early