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Tim Stobbs

Blog Info

Name:
Canadian Dream: Free at 45
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Money, Frugality
Start Year:
2006

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Net worth:
Location:
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Age:
30s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Engineer
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Latest Blog Posts

Okay, you are ready to retire.  You have your financial plan all sorted out, you have your first post retirement trip planned and you have even started to disconnect from your workplace by saying no more often.  Yet, despite all of this you really haven’t done the one thing that will matter most when you … Continue reading The Importance of Day to Day → ...
Posted: Jan 21 2019 @ 12:53 PM
Welcome to my net worth posts where I try to prove to myself and you that I wasn’t crazy for leaving work in the fall of 2017 to start my early retirement.   A few important notes:  we are mortgage free and our goal is have our income/investment gains exceed our spending by 102% on … Continue reading Dec 2018 – Net Worth → ...
Posted: Jan 11 2019 @ 4:48 PM
Welcome to my net worth posts where I try to prove to myself and you that I wasn’t crazy for leaving work in the fall of 2017 to start my early retirement.   A few important notes:  we are mortgage free and our goal is have our income/investment gains exceed our spending by 102% on … Continue reading Nov 2018 – Net Worth → ...
Posted: Jan 11 2019 @ 4:09 PM
Well with the Christmas over you might be focused on cleaning up the cardboard and packing up the tree before getting ready for the New Year’s fireworks. Yet this is also a good time of year to get some financial items in order before the New Year hits. The good news is many of these … Continue reading Year End Financial Cleaning → ...
Posted: Dec 28 2018 @ 6:17 PM
So the other day I actually went to a workplace and did manual work for almost 8 hours. Did I fall on my head? Nope. Did I run out of money? Nope. I actually did it because I wanted to and I didn’t even bother asking how much I would be paid. The job in … Continue reading A Day of Work → ...
Posted: Dec 13 2018 @ 2:35 PM
So when I previously wrote my first book, Free at 45, I did plan to write a follow up book.  The trouble was I wasn’t entirely sure what form that should take for a number of years and therefore I started and stopped a few times on the project.  That was until I retired last … Continue reading The New Book – What Do You Want to See? → ...
Posted: Nov 26 2018 @ 11:42 AM
With two clicks of my mouse I cut off the saving that I had previously been automatically been putting towards my children’s education each month since shortly after they were born. It wasn’t a huge amount of money only $167/per child per month so it wasn’t like I had to do it because of cost … Continue reading Why I Stopped Saving for My Kids’ Education → ...
Posted: Nov 21 2018 @ 1:41 PM
Welcome to my net worth posts where I try to prove to myself and you that I wasn’t crazy for leaving work in the fall of 2017 to start my early retirement.   A few important notes:  we are mortgage free and our goal is have our income/investment gains exceed our spending by 102% on … Continue reading Oct 2018 – Net Worth → ...
Posted: Nov 14 2018 @ 1:08 PM
Welcome to my net worth posts where I try to prove to myself and you that I wasn’t crazy for leaving work in the fall of 2017 to start my early retirement.   A few important notes:  we are mortgage free and our goal is have our income/investment gains exceed our spending by 102% on … Continue reading Sept 2018 – Net Worth → ...
Posted: Nov 14 2018 @ 12:43 PM
Well that was interesting.  I generally ignore the stock markets most of the time except for my monthly net worth posts where I login to my accounts and check the balances.  Yet even the current media coverage on the stock market decline managed to pierce my fog of ignorance a bit earlier in the month … Continue reading The Stock Market Melted, Now What? → ...
Posted: Oct 30 2018 @ 12:19 PM

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