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Mr. Money Mustache

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Name:
Mr. Money Mustache
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
money, investing
Start Year:
2011

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Location:
Longmont, Colorado, United States
Age:
40s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
RETIRED
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Latest Blog Posts

Kicking Ass with Money is much like healthy eating and joyful living. It’s a series of daily habits that get you ahead, rather than a one-time heroic effort that fixes all your problems so you can go back to whatever you were doing before. Because of this parallel, the subject of food is one of the […] ...
Posted: May 15 2018 @ 3:06 PM
When I built our current house, I decided to do as much of the work as practical myself, because I learned years ago that this is the most satisfying way I can possibly live. I love sitting back late at night, especially during cold winter nights or intense summer rainstorms, and looking up at the […] ...
Posted: Apr 10 2018 @ 3:31 PM
So, I’m assuming you are here reading this because you want to get yourself some more money. And since this is Mr. Money Mustache and not a standard financial publication, you’re willing to think about the bigger picture: Not necessarily “Maxiumum money at all costs so I can have a nice, spendy retirement!” More like “A […] ...
Posted: Mar 09 2018 @ 3:06 PM
It is pretty well known at this point that Mr. Money Mustache is enamored with solar power. Besides the obvious Sci-Fi coolness of it (Electricity, Satellites, Futuristic Robots!) and the eco-friendliness of it (energy with zero noise or pollution), in the last five years the money side of things has finally matured, so that solar power is […] ...
Posted: Feb 07 2018 @ 8:56 PM
One day last week, the icy grip of a winter storm broke and the skies of Colorado returned to their normal state of deep blue with bright sunshine. So I decided to head out for a hike on the warm red rock trails just outside of Boulder. Taking a break on a big rock at […] ...
Posted: Jan 22 2018 @ 6:38 PM
Well, shit. I’ve been watching this situation for a few years, and assuming it would just blow over so we wouldn’t have to talk about it here in this place where we are supposed to be busy improving our lives. But a collective insanity has sprouted around the new field of ‘cryptocurrencies’, causing a totally […] ...
Posted: Jan 03 2018 @ 1:32 AM
If you have more money than you need, you should start giving some of it away.  That’s the lesson I learned about a year ago, when I took a gamble and donated $100,000 to a variety of charities, centered around the Effective Altruism movement. More on Effective Altruism: The Life You Can Save website, and […] ...
Posted: Dec 04 2017 @ 9:27 PM
Unrelated Surprise: Did you know there is now an MMM Android App' It’s really good. Beautiful offline reading. Alerts you to new articles automatically, if you want. Thousands of users already. Free. Many more features (plus an Apple version) to come. It’s on the Google Play Store. —- About two years ago, I switched from taking […] ...
Posted: Nov 22 2017 @ 11:43 PM
Well, despite Mr. Money Mustache’s outrageous optimism, I think we all saw this coming. I opened up my premium renewal email from Kaiser and saw this: My family’s monthly health insurance premium, which had already more than doubled in the last few years to $674 per month, was going up a further 44% for the […] ...
Posted: Nov 05 2017 @ 11:09 PM
MMM Note: The following is a lesson from our Canadian friend Mr. Frugal Toque, a long-time reader and contributor to this blog, and soon-to-be early retiree. I can’t say for certain that we Mustachians need perfect honesty: I’d be lying to you. But if we’re to proceed with the utmost efficiency, we’re going to have […] ...
Posted: Oct 25 2017 @ 12:33 AM

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