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Mr. Groovy

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Name:
Freedom Is Groovy
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Frugality/Saving, Freedom
Start Year:
2015

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Location:
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Age:
50s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
RETIRED
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Latest Blog Posts

Mrs. Groovy here with Groovy Ranch Update 8. But have no fear—Mr. Groovy has no cause for wound-licking this week. It’s just that I got plenty to talk about. So let’s get to it. We Chose a Realtor We met three realtors to choose from for selling our home and liked them all. It was ... [Read more...] The post Building Groovy Ranch: Update 8 appeared first on Freedom Is Groovy. ...
Posted: Feb 21 2018 @ 7:30 AM
Abraham Lincoln once said this about the written word: “The written word may be man’s greatest invention. It allows us to converse with the dead, the absent, and the unborn.” Abe will get no argument from me. For up until very recently, the best way to spread knowledge was to convert it into squiggly markings ... [Read more...] The post The Second Greatest Invention of All-Time That Every Young Person Should ...
Posted: Feb 16 2018 @ 8:47 AM
Mrs. Groovy here this week with Groovy Ranch update 7. But don’t worry—Mr. Groovy is not licking his wounds this time. However, he just might be by the end of this post. Second Meeting With Designer At the end of Groovy Ranch Update 5 I mentioned we thought our designer went AWOL. Some of you may ... [Read more...] The post Building Groovy Ranch: Update 7 appeared first on Freedom Is Groovy. ...
Posted: Feb 14 2018 @ 7:30 AM
Mrs. Groovy here: Mr. Groovy’s post, Egotrage: Taking a Step Back Socially to Advance Two Steps Financially, is a contender in the Rockstar Rumble today. It’s Post 113, featured in Game 57, Keyword Egotrage. Please vote for Mr. Groovy’s post here. (Or go to Rockstar Finance and scroll to Rockstar Rumble, Round 1, Posts 113 ... [Read more...] The post Egotrage Update: Not Too Humble to Rumble appeared first on Freedom ...
Posted: Feb 09 2018 @ 9:04 AM
To travel hack, or not to travel hack, that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the wallet to suffer The slings and arrow of outrageous redemption policies Or to take arms against a sea of complications And by finding the right card gain free airfare to Chiang Mai Mrs. Groovy and I have always ... [Read more...] The post Building Groovy Ranch: Update 6 appeared first on Freedom Is Groovy. ...
Posted: Feb 07 2018 @ 7:30 AM
At the height of his career, Harvey Weinstein made more in a month than I made in forty years of work. But he was under the assumption that power and influence gave him license to degrade and abuse people—especially women—and that makes him a scumbag loser in my book. Conversely, I personally know several people ... [Read more...] The post Honor Begets Financial Dividends appeared first on Freedom Is Groovy. ...
Posted: Feb 02 2018 @ 12:30 PM
Aaarrrggghhh! The paradox of choice. We all want choices. A car that works for me probably won’t work for you. I need dependable transportation for two. You might need a car that can shuttle a bunch of kids to soccer practice. If car manufacturers only made mid-sized cars, you’d be screwed. If car manufacturers only ... [Read more...] The post Building Groovy Ranch: Update 5 appeared first on Freedom Is Groovy. ...
Posted: Jan 31 2018 @ 12:30 PM
Anyone familiar with this site knows I’m a big fan of geoarbitrage. When done correctly, it’s a great way to lower your housing costs and free up a lot of money for investing. For example, Mrs. Groovy and I lowered our housing costs to roughly 3% of our household income by relocating to Charlotte. Had ... [Read more...] The post Geoarbitrage Is a Great Way to Reinvent Yourself appeared first on ...
Posted: Jan 24 2018 @ 1:34 PM
Mrs. Groovy here with Groovy Ranch Update 4. Mr. Groovy is sitting this one out. I’ve worn him down already and we haven’t even broke ground yet on Groovy Ranch. (It’s been so bad, his brain went on strike when he sat down to compose his Great American Financial Blog Post last week.) Anyway, since I’m ... [Read more...] The post Building Groovy Ranch: Update 4 appeared first on Freedom Is Groovy. ...
Posted: Jan 22 2018 @ 12:30 PM
Oh, man, writing is hard. I had this great post in the works for today. The name of it was—get this—”Rich, Free, and Poor.” Doesn’t that title just grab you' And it wasn’t clickbait, at all. This post is bursting with profound insights. Rockstar worthy insights, mind you! The only problem is that it’s an ... [Read more...] The post The Great American Financial Blog Post That Wasn’t appeared first on ...
Posted: Jan 19 2018 @ 12:37 PM

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