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Mr. EZ

Blog Info

Name:
Easy Does It FI
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Early retirement, life philosophy
Start Year:
2015

Blogger Bio

Location:
Texas, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
Unspecified
Profession:
Engineer

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Latest Blog Posts

The “effective savings rate” is a key metric for anyone planning or executing a plan for early retirement. Before starting down the path of early retirement, for example, many folks will first consider “How much am I currently saving'” and “What trade-offs might I have to make in my daily life to increase that savings … Continue reading "The Essence of the Early Retiree’s Savings Rate" The post The Essence of ...
Posted: Nov 12 2017 @ 7:30 PM
This week brings a public service announcement. With the Shiller PE ratio currently over 31, what does this mean for your retirement' While Bianco has a more conservative view of extreme (and many other economists are also quick to debate Shiller’s metric), the Shiller PE is actually at a fairly extreme level. Only in 3% … Continue reading "How Extreme is the Market’s Current CAPE" The post How Extreme is the ...
Posted: Nov 05 2017 @ 11:43 PM
Recently, I attended FinCon17 in Dallas. If you read Easy Does It FI regularly, you saw my pre-game analysis and thoughts leading up to the event. Overall, the conference was amazing, and I highly recommend it for anyone who might want to retire early (or retire at all). There were lots of great panels with … Continue reading "5 Lessons from the Fincon17 FIRE Panel" The post 5 Lessons from the ...
Posted: Oct 30 2017 @ 9:49 PM
  Lofty Goals Much of any financial independence early retirement blog will (rightfully) spend a great deal of time covering early retirement. The best authors will cover their plans in great, technical detail, running tons of sensitivities and stress tests ('what if the market this'', 'what if healthcare that''). They will also diary their emotions … Continue reading "A Lesson in Early Retirement from the Newly Retired" The post A Lesson ...
Posted: Oct 15 2017 @ 6:17 PM
Preparations for my first Fincon With the start date of my first Fincon only weeks away, I can’t help but reassess this decision. Is this still a good idea' Will my time and money be wellspent' When the organizers first announced Dallas as the Fincon17 venue, I started getting excited. All the greatest minds in … Continue reading "Fincon17 or 'How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb'" The ...
Posted: Oct 08 2017 @ 10:05 PM
  It’s days like this that I fear I am a flight risk. My boss had a mild freakout yesterday when he finally realized I wasn’t joking about early retirement. The whole thing started when a coworker, let’s say “Tom”, came by to tell the boss he needed to leave the group. Although low oil … Continue reading "Baffling Office Conversations 3 – Flight Risk" The post Baffling Office Conversations 3 ...
Posted: Sep 02 2016 @ 6:11 PM
It’s days like this that I fear I am a flight risk. My boss had a mild freakout yesterday when he finally realized I wasn’t joking about early retirement. The whole thing started when a coworker, let’s say “Tom”, came by to tell the boss he needed to leave the group. Although low oil prices have led our company to take a “shelter in place” mindset (“There’s no money, so do the ...
Posted: Sep 02 2016 @ 6:11 PM
A short while back, I wrote a post on how grocery stores offer a money-saving option when going out for dinner. Since that post, I’ve discovered more great ways to use the grocery store! Grocery Antic 1. Self-Checkouts for Change Thee are lots of ways to make transactions these days. Traditionalists prefer cash. Some even […] ...
Posted: Aug 09 2015 @ 4:58 PM
Starting Off: The Brewery A few days ago, I was on my side hustle at the brewery. Having mastered the job of pouring beer at the bar, I asked for some broadening. One such opportunity was to help the founder run his Saturday tour. Excited to network and learn more about the brewery, I jumped … Continue reading "Financial Independence: You Need a Mission Statement!" The post Financial Independence: You Need ...
Posted: Jul 26 2015 @ 12:26 AM
Starting Off: The Brewery A few days ago, I was on my side hustle at the brewery. Having mastered the job of pouring beer at the bar, I asked for some broadening. One such opportunity was to help the founder run his Saturday tour. Excited to network and learn more about the brewery, I jumped […] ...
Posted: Jul 26 2015 @ 12:26 AM

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