Saving one million dollars. It’s the financial goal of many early retirement dreamers. Since the FIRE movement lit up the blogosphere in the last decade, we’ve been showered with stories of average folks saving $1M or more. It’s not that hard.
This year, my family of four is living in a small village in rural Bolivia. We are originally from suburban California, and let me just say that village life here is different – in some ways that are good and some ways that are not.
It’s finally open season on the U.S. health insurance exchanges. I’ve been looking forward to it for months! Most people think of U.S. health insurance as horribly expensive, unwieldy, and unjustifiably bureaucratic. And it is! But, there are some tremendous tax advantages built into the system that most folks aren’t even aware of,