Minimizing Your Years To Retirement

I talk a lot about saving on this blog, and here is why: Your savings as a percentage of your income dictate when you can retire. Here is the idea: if right now you are in the position that you can live the way you want, without any income from active employment, and can do Read More …

The 4% Rule – How much do I need to retire?

Now we have our budgeting done, and our savings underway, we need to answer the big question: How much will I need to retire? Welcome to the 4% rule. Luckily for us, this question has been answered by many wonderfully clever chaps and chapesses across the Web; all you have to do is distill the Read More …

Lunch – Stop Wasting Silly Money On It

My colleague and I had a Subway for lunch yesterday. It was truly delicious. I love Subway, I have since my first bite of an Italian BMT with my friend Richard in Cambridge, many years ago. To me there really is no better sandwich than Italian BMT on herb and cheese. The Subway sandwich I had cost Read More …

Retirement by 40 My Story

Hi! My name is Saving Samolian, and I have a little tale to tell that I am sure most of you will identify with: in the summer of 2015 I was on vacation in Italy, espresso on the table beside me, girlfriend sitting across from me, boats bobbing in the marina in front of me, and I Read More …