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Welcome to Living on Fifty (formerly Retired by 40)
If we haven't met, I'm Gretchen. I am passionate about helping you create the life you want, without spending a fortune!
I am a 20-something, a struggling runner, chocoholic, and my husband and I are on a mission to retire by 40 - without sacrificing our quality of life now!
As a part of this mission, we're cutting our expenses, and growing our income, until we're able to live on 50% of our income. Want to follow along? Subscribe to the newsletter, or click the "Blog" button below.
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Hi There! The Genius Blogger’s Bundle is here! With 62 resources, 17 bonuses, and on sale for 7 days only @ 98% off, get it before it’s gone!. Thanks for visiting!Almost a year ago, Matt & I tried to do a #nospendNovember. It sounded like a good idea, cutting back before the holidays, banking some […]
We finally did it! After 3+ years of working towards rehabbing a house, purchasing a new house, and signing a lease with tenants, we are officially landlords!
When I was growing up, there was one thing that I was absolutely terrified of saying to my mom. Know what it was? “I’m bored” I don’t remember her teaching us not to say I’m bored, doling out consequences for saying I was bored, or even showing us how to entertain ourselves when we were […]
In November, some 3 (!) years in the making finally happened: we became landlords! And fair warning, we’ve been working towards this for so long that I’m probably going to use a lot of exclamation marks, which I typically try to stay away from.
If you’re like many working adults, you are busy from sunup to sundown, and beyond. Self-care is one of the last things on your mind. Here are five inexpensive and quick ways to give yourself some of the self-care you deserve.
When it comes to making money online, one of the first things many people think about is blogging. After all, blogs are filled with success stories: “How I Made XXXX Blogging This Money” and so on. For many people blogging is a great solution, since much of the income is passive. Plus, it costs very […]