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Atypical Life
Early Retirement
financial independence, budgeting, investing, taxes, early retirement, savings,
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Virginia, United States
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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Are you tired of driving to work and getting stuck in traffic' Wasting away hours and days of your life in a car just isn’t a great way to spend your life. Every day I could be wasting 45+ minutes each way on my commute to work which adds up to ~8 hours per week […] The post How to Live The Simple Life, Car-Free Living appeared first on Atypical Life. ...
Posted: Nov 13 2017 @ 5:04 AM
The new iPhone X was just released last week and I have to have it! This is what untold numbers of Apple fans felt when they heard Tim Cook on stage for the latest product release of the iPhone X (pronounced 10) and the iPhone 8. Their iPhone 7 is now out of date, although […] The post 4 Vital Personal Finance Lessons Learned From Apple’s Latest iPhone X Release appeared ...
Posted: Nov 12 2017 @ 6:10 PM
Do you use a budget for your household expenses every month' If you do, congratulations! You are on your way to a more financially secure future. If not, check out my beginners guide to budgeting. There are items in a budget that seems to never be included when you look at normal family budgets: savings […] The post Stop Forgetting These Essential Items From Your Budget appeared first on Atypical Life. ...
Posted: Nov 08 2017 @ 7:06 PM
The cryptocurrency movement is taking the world by storm and I figured I needed a part of the action, so I bought an Ethereum mining machine. My wife heard the news while she was away in Tibet this summer that a Bitcoin mining operation got busted near where she was staying, so naturally, we looked up what Bitcoin mining was all about and decided that we needed in on the action. If ...
Posted: Nov 07 2017 @ 5:29 AM
The 4-Hour Work Week was an awesome read about how to quit work, that really concreted the path that I am trying to pursue. Instead of trying to pursue financial independence through extreme savings he espouses the method of determining your living expenses and then figuring out a way to cover your living expenses per month. If you have gotten a chance to read my retirement drawdown strategy, you will remember ...
Posted: Nov 05 2017 @ 5:00 PM
After 10 months of life for the Atypical Life blog, I feel it is time to separate the income report (home budget report) and the blogging update for the month. Blogging has started to morph more from a hobby and pastime to attempting to make money from it, so let’s detail the progress I have made with it. When you add side income to your “retirement” portfolio, then you can ...
Posted: Nov 02 2017 @ 6:25 AM
Welcome to our monthly income and expense report from the Atypical Life family. If you have been following along, I have traditionally incorporated the Blogging Update into this post. October is only the second month that has its own Blogging Update. We are pleased to share this with all of you, so that you may have the inspiration to achieve financial independence and freedom from the man sooner. As an ...
Posted: Nov 02 2017 @ 4:42 AM
Have you ever made a mistake with your money? Wish you could take it back? I know I have. We all have made mistakes with our money. That is part of the process of learning. We really don’t learn lessons very well until we apply our knowledge and fail. Only then, do we truly start to understand the lessons being taught to us. With that here are my biggest money blunders so ...
Posted: Oct 31 2017 @ 9:03 AM
87 years of life gives you quite the experience and knowledge base to work with when it comes to managing your finances. This past weekend I was talking with a very lively friend of my late uncle and was told about all the lessons he learned throughout the years. He seemed very concerned that the younger generations (ie me and all those other young whipper-snappers out there) have no clue about ...
Posted: Oct 25 2017 @ 6:55 AM
Sorry, we are a bit late (actually a lot late…) on this financial update for September. Lots of travel has kept me away. Anyways, here it is finally. Enjoy. Welcome to our monthly income and expense report from the Atypical Life family. If you have been following along, I have traditionally incorporated the Blogging Update into this post. September is the first month that has its own Blogging Update. We are ...
Posted: Oct 22 2017 @ 5:52 AM


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