Even if you have never, ever kept track of your money, starting a budget in midlife will help you realize the retirement you have dreamed of your entire life.
After my trip to the UK for my 40th birthday, I have decided that memories in my budget are as important as food. Not as important as chocolate though.
At the end of 2013, I handed in my notice for my full-time management position and walked away from traditional employment forever. It was not an easy decision to make and I did struggle with it for many years before I actually took the plunge and did it.
Whenever I tell people that I am “retired”, I get the same response, “It must be nice”. Most of the time I know their statement is sarcastic in nature and rooted in curiosity. I usually will follow-up with how and why I quit my job over a year ago but I can tell they are […]