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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!One of the first things we did when we started this whole personal finance journey was ditch our cable TV in favor of Amazon Prime, […]
We recently became landlords at the age of 26, and were thrilled to see a plan that was 3 years in the making come to fruition. Obviously, we did this because of some seriously awesome monetary benefits, but besides those our taxes are going to benefit from owning rental property as well. For those of […]
Happy New Year, everyone! There’s something so invigorating about the fresh start a new year provides, isn’t’ there? It’s like a new month, only way better. This is my December Online Income Report, and it’s monumental in more than one way: this marks my 25th income report, and my 500th published post on this blog. […]
With Pinterest algorithms constantly changing, fighting the good fight with Facebook, and all of the other social media channels, I’ve been excited to delve deeper into the world of affiliates, niching down, and really working my email list. And that means it’s time for another income report!
Almost a year ago, Matt & I tried to do a #nospendNovember. It sounded like a good idea, cutting back before the holidays, banking some cash for presents, and simplifying right before a very busy season. And we stuck with it….for 11 days. 11 horrible, stressful, measly days.
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!