Travel Slow, Travel Cheap, Travel Forever

Why do so many people feel they need to rest when they get back from vacation? The problem with vacation and travel in general is we are going about it all wrong. We have a set amount of time, say one week, and we try to jam as many activities and as much sightseeing as possible into our limited ...

Is College the Only Path?

Why does society push us towards pursuing college? Is college really the only path to freedom out there? Society pushes college as the answer to everything. Yes, I went to college and got an engineering degree. After college, I got this big fancy engineering job with an international manufacturin...

How to Start a Blog: Easy

Are you thinking of starting a blog? I started Atypical Life 3 months ago and have helped Mrs. Atypical with our other blog coming on 2 years now. Let me walk you through the easy part of how to start a blog. First we have to understand what is a website or a blog and how does it work. Without th...

How the Expat Package Can Propel You to Financial Independence

Becoming an expat engineer for an international company has been a boon for my retirement savings. I got aboard the expat freedom rocket and have not looked back. It has certainly poured the jet fuel on my path towards personal and financial freedom. I have been able to pay off $50,000 in student...

Atypical Life 2016 Investments

2016 was a good year for the investments of Atypical Life. We were able to set ourselves up for future success through investing all of our savings throughout the year. 2016 was a breakout year for us because our priorities changed from savings for debt payoff to savings for investing. 2016 also ...

Capitalism is Killing Us

He who dies with the most toys, wins. ~Pops I couldn’t help but love this quote and write about it when I heard my wonderful dad utter the words. To die with the most toys seems to be the pinnacle of capitalism. We should acquire more and more toys all through life until we have so many we ...

February 2017 Atypical Life Income Report

Welcome to the second monthly income and expense report from the Atypical Life family. We are pleased to share this with all of you, so that may have the inspiration to achieve financial independence and freedom from the man sooner. As an atypical family, this income and expense report will look ...

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