Does FIRE Have Longevity Advantages?

For those of us reaching FIRE in our late 30’s and early 40’s, our retirement timelines are a little longer than average.  Many of us are planning retirement periods of 40 years… long enough to reach the end of a typical human lifespan.

But what if we’ve been planning it wrong all along?  What if FIRE also has hidden advantages that allow early retirees to live longer than normal lifespans…

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Japan Trip Report – Part 3 (Eating Affordably In Japan)

Is Japan an expensive place to eat?  It certainly can be!  Japan has a reputation for notoriously high prices, but in my experience it doesn’t have to be that way!  You can definitely eat affordably in Japan if you’re willing to try out a few new things.

Delicious food is abundant in the country, and it comes in all different price points…

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Japan Trip Report – Part 2 (Wakayama)

In Part 1 of our Japan Trip Report I showed where we’re staying for a big chunk of this month-long Japan adventure.  We aren’t just staying in one spot however — We’re taking lots of mini-trips to different parts of the country!

The first of these mini-trips was scheduled two days after we landed in Japan.  It was a 2-day trip to a small town in Wakayama Prefecture, called Katsuura.

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Japan Trip Report – Part 1

Hi folks!  The Tako family is currently traveling around Japan for the entire month of October.  We’re exploring the Land of the Rising Sun once again (it’s not our first trip to Japan), and I’ll be blogging about our travels for the entire month.  So keep watching for all the latest updates!

Without further ado, let’s get right down to the interesting stuff…

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