Definition Of Retirement And What Life Will Look Like

“The action or fact of leaving one’s job and ceasing to work.” This is what I found when looking up the definition of retirement. Being someone who is pursuing early retirement (by the age of 40) I find that this traditional definition just doesn’t fit any more. Also, from reading other blogs out there, I’m […]

Chocolate Bunnies and Colored Beans (Or Eggs If You Prefer)

Another holiday is upon us so let’s set aside some time to remember what makes these holidays so great! I think it’s good to remind ourselves what is important, so here is my top 10 list of why Easter is important to me and my family. What is important? 1. Going to church on Easter […]

Guest Post! Simple Ways For You To Become Better At Investing

Happy Monday morning everyone! One of the reasons I started this blog is to be able to connect with and learn from likeminded people. That said, today I’m happy to bring to you The Magic Bean Counter’s first guest post! This was written by Troy over at and he shares what I think is […]

How Many Magic Beans Will It Take For My Family To Reach FI?

This is a question that I find myself going over on a daily basis. I’m consistently counting up all of our magic beans to figure out what number is right for us. I came up with 3 key questions that have helped me narrow down our magic number. 1. Do we want our investments to […]