He wasn't lying when he named his blog "early retirement extreme."  Jacob has managed to live an incredibly frugal lifestyle and retire within a decade of starting this quest and he's lived to blog about it! This is one of my favorite blogs because it's critical, well thought out and discusses things that actually matter. It's a bit of an extremist...

The Not so Simple IRA

As an investor I've heard of 401k's, Traditional IRA's, Roth IRA's, heck I've even discovered Keough's and SEP IRA's, but as my boss' business banker spoke about our new retirement options at work, I discovered a whole new type of IRA. The Simple IRA. SIMPLE is an acronym for Savings Incentive Match PLan for Employees. The ironic thing about the SIMPLE IRA,...