Frugal Ways to Get a College Degree


Mrs. Groovy and I are old. So we love hearing from millennials about their adventures in personal finance. One millennial we are particularly fond of is Lila (Jaime) Donovan. Lila is a college student/artist who blogs over at Artsy Finance. If you get a chance, please visit her sites. I think you’ll enjoy her unique perspective … [Read more…]

Am I About To Become A Teat-Sucking Layabout?


Come the end of this year, Mrs. Groovy and I will join the ranks of the early retired. This means we’ll enter 2017 without employer-provided health insurance. For the first time in decades, we’ll be responsible for protecting our assets from the ravenous jaws of the healthcare industry. Hello Obamacare. The nice thing about Obamacare … [Read more…]

My Stab at Obamacare Optimization


Jeremy over at Go Curry Cracker has just published two terrific posts on Obamacare optimization (see here and here). They’re not for the faint of heart. The numbers, charts, and fiscal permutations will make your head spin. But they’re definitely worth a read, especially if you plan to retire early and will be relying on … [Read more…]