Louisa Rogers

Louisa Rogers

Staff Writer

Recent Posts
7 Ways to Skip the Day Job

I’ve been earning a living since the Bronze Age (circa 1973), without ever holding a day job. Over the decades I’ve had my share of money struggles, but I found my way around them and am now, at 65, in the best financial shape of my life. Here are seven lessons that helped me arrive where I am today. 1. Take risks. My final semester of college, while attending Tulane University, I decided after graduation…

11 Years On: Why I’m Still Glad We Bought Our Mexican Home

In 2005, my husband and I bought an old house in the center of Guanajuato, Mexico. I wrote a post about it for Rich Blog at the time. The benefits — some of which we didn’t foresee when we bought the house — are many: having a stable investment during economic uncertainty in the U.S, especially the 2008 downturn; a potential future home if I’m widowed; enhanced fitness simply by walking everywhere; a community…