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Why I switched from Google to Bing a year ago

How big is your allegiance to a particular search engine? Mine, not so big. So when I learned that Microsoft is actually paying people to use Bing (through a thread on MMM’s forum) about a year ago,

Earn more from your website with automated A/B testing – An honest Ezoic review

Disclaimer: the Ezoic links in this article are affiliate links. However, the review (and recommendation) below to earn more from your website is genuine and I’m trying to not hide any of the bad points of the

You’ll never get a better return than 1.5% if you keep doing things this way

Another day, another rant about friends. (Yes, I’ve done this before) A group of friends and myself were discussing over email about how our works suck, and how it is difficult to find the “right thing” for

Are DINKs the only people who can retire early?

A comment I read a lot on the intertubes, when it comes to financial independence, is that only DINK (dual income, no kid) couples can make enough money and save enough to ever reach financial independence. Although

5 steps I took to double my savings rate in 2015 – the fifth one shocks most Americans

Since I engaged on the path to early retirement, I’ve been able to significantly decrease my family’s expenses. This year so far, we’ve been saving 60% of my after-tax revenue. The result has been extremely positive, with

For expats, Financial independence is not an option, it’s a matter of survival

Whenever I chat with some of my best friends, who, for the most part, live as expats in Japan, I feel a guilty sense of pride when we talk about our savings, finance in general, and retirement

Retire early recipe: Earn more, spend less

As I make progress towards my goal of retiring before I turn 40, the techniques and efforts required to do so are becoming clearer to me. My goal to retire early started about a year ago when

Recommended readings to retire early

As I progress through my goal of retiring early (my target is to retire within the next 7 years), I am finding daily confirmation that I have chosen the right path. I’ve found blogs, websites, and literature

Your side project’s money is worth more than you think

A while ago I started a tiny blog to talk about my programming projects. That blog turned into a reasonably sized website related to video games in general, and it makes money from advertising. Several times, I

It is easy to make money on the side

One of the beliefs of people who retire early is that most people will need much less money than they imagine if they retire young. One because there are many ways to cut on expenses, and two