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EE Interviewed at Simple Financial Lifestyle

I recently had the chance to be interviewed for the blog Simple Financial Lifestyle.  We had an opportunity to discuss our path to financial independence and early retirement.  In the interview, we shared our biggest keys to achieving financial independence as well as our back story and motivation for starting down this path. Click over […]

Financial Elephant Around the Web: The White Coat Investor

Today is a very exciting day for the Elephant Eaters.  We started this blog last May with three big objectives.   We wanted to share what we have done well, mistakes we have made, and what we continue to learn to help others to use their finances to create a better way of life. We wanted to […]

DIY Investing Resource #3: The Intelligent Asset Allocator

We have previously featured JLCollin’s “Stock Series” and John Bogle’s “Little Book of Common Sense Investing” to introduce the concepts of low-cost, passive index investing.  Our third resource to help DIY investors get started is William Bernstein’s The Intelligent Asset Allocator: How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk.     Bernstein is a […]

Planning Our 21st Century Retirement

Wiki defines retirement as “the point where a person stops employment completely.”  The link explains that retirement is a relatively new idea in society, introduced in Germany in 1889.  Prior to this, lifespan for most was short and there was no social system to assist people if they stopped working.  People simply worked until they […]

EATTHEFINANCIALELEPHANT.COM featured on the Radical Personal Finance Podcast!

My interview with Joshua Sheats has now gone live on the Radical Personal Finance Podcast, Episode 97.  You can listen to the episode at his site through the provided link or download the episode through iTunes or any other method you use to get your podcasts. If you are a regular reader of the blog, […]

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