Comment on Retirement Pitfalls to Avoid by Mr. PIE.
Regarding housing, we are going to forego a sizable landscaping project. No way will we recoup costs. Kerb appeal is actually pretty good anyway and we’d just be finessing.
Best to put towards our next phase in FIRE and reap the rewards there.
Recent Comments by Mr. PIE
Personal Capital Issue – Let’s See How it is Resolved
We have encountered some issues with 401k not synching properly and funds being mistakenly assigned. We found the response excellent given they are providing a service for free. I can recall at least four requests for support and all responded to and resolved.
Half Marathon Training Begins Today
This is a very timely reminder for me to get my act together and get ready for the season I love most – winter.
Skiing takes a toll on the body in many ways, especially the back ( had a back injury about 4 months ago so I need to be careful) and sharpening up my body in preparation for that is a must.
Kudos for taking the challenge and setting out a road map ( forgive the pun)
Save Thousands More by Changing Your Focus
The combination of cutting out a lot of eating out, trimming groceries and wine budget and really going after travel,hacking has made major inroads to increasing our savings rate. And the snowball effect of finding more things to tweak all adds up to quite some savings.
Confidence Can Be Learned
I have found it increasingly important as I age to do a lot of self talk. the classical CBT.
Celebrating small wins has become important as the crazy day to day struggles of parenting, working all build the stress levels.
I have found great support in blogging and when someone tells me that I offered something useful, that brings a smile and satisfaction.
On that last note, I enjoyed reading this. Nicely done,
Strong Support System Benefits
Being in stealth mode about our plans for FIRE, Mr and Mrs PIE are the 1-2 support network. That’s just the way it has to be for many reasons.
It has to be a strong 1-2 with things like our two kids baseball five nights per week and two days at the weekend!!
Understand where you are coming from with the swim week shuttling back and forward!