How to Retire Early on Average Income

So you’ve read some articles or watched some clips about financial independence or early retirement, realized how awesome it sounds, and want that for yourself. The only problem: You don’t make a bajillion dollars like the guy in the video. The solution: an Incoming Assets-style, detailed step-by-step guide to becoming financially independent and retiring early in a way that doesn’t require a high income. Continue reading

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2018 Financial Report

Well, we just couldn’t wait until we got home, so we decided to do our year end report from beautiful Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It’s now 7:00 in the morning on New Year’s Day 2019.

Though our investments have been getting rattled around a bit, we finished the year with a solid net worth of $356,419. That’s a $38,447 increase from 2017! Our savings rate was a cool 64%. Continue reading

Starting Self-Employment

-written by Cel

Last week, I resigned from my job. In a few weeks, I’ll be doing freelance editing/proofreading full-time (or less than full-time – it’s entirely up to me). A lot of people publish books on Amazon Kindle and such, not through traditional publishers. As such, they may not have editors or proofreaders, which leads to a lot of mistakes in their books. Typos, grammatical mistakes, missing words in a sentence, extra words, continuity errors, etc. I fix all of those.

How did this happen? Let’s go back a few months ago.

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