About A Noonan Moose

This website isn’t about me—it’s about you. Specifically, it’s about easing your transition from mainstream consumer to a low-paying member of the frugal fringe.

That said, here’s a bit about my background.

My wife and I worked at good jobs for many years, but we never bought into the high-end lifestyle that ensnares so many who earn above-average wages. By habit, we lived well below our means and spent much less than what we made. Typically, we saved 20 to 55 percent of our gross income each year. Thanks to the passage of time, the growth of investments, and above all the Power of Frugality, I retired at age 48 and Mrs. Moose at age 46. We live in Colorado. We enjoy our lives and although we sometimes disagree, we never seem to disagree about money.

As you may have guessed, A. Noonan Moose is a pen name. I like it because it sounds so much like the word “anonymous.” That’s how I prefer to blog. With so many personalities occupying the field of frugality advice, it’s crowded enough already without trotting in somebody else—and an oversized antlered one at that. Besides, I figure that the more I stay deep in the woods, the more you and other users of this site can take your rightful places at center stage.

6 Responses to About A Noonan Moose

  1. Matt December 6, 2017 at 2:38 AM #

    congrats on the very early retirement. I’m a natural saver -I would rather stress less and live a simpler life. I enjoy the basic pleasures of hanging out with friends, home cooked food and keeping healthy and active especially walking and playing pickleball (much less $ than a gym membership).
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  2. caroline January 6, 2018 at 4:43 PM #

    do you think you could do a distribution of the $$ value american households save per year? I see you have one by income, but if you could do a calculator with just simplified topic such as x% of americans save 10,000 a year, x% save $30,000, etc. With savings being anything out of income saved in a year.

    • A Noonan Moose January 8, 2018 at 3:50 PM #

      Great idea! I’ll look around to see whether i can find any survey data that breaks it down this way.


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