Ernie Zelinski has been semi-retired
for over 25 years and has spent that time hanging around coffee bars such as the
Sugarbowl and the Second Cup in Edmonton, the Blenz on Denman and Brekka in Vancouver, and thee Starbucks at the Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu. These coffee bars are where he does most
of his work and experiences the joy of
Ernie is the author of
the international bestseller How to
Retire Happy, Wild, and Free: Retirement Wisdom That You Won't Get from Your
Financial Advisor, which has sold over 425,000 copies sold and has been published in 11
Zelinski is best known as the author of The Joy of
Not Working: A Book for the Retired, Unemployed, and Overworked,
published by Ten Speed Press in Berkeley, California, and which has sold over 315,000 copies and
has been published in 17 foreign languages.
Ernie's third best-selling book is The Lazy Person's Guide to Success — Financial Independence and Personal Freedom Too! It has sold over 110,000 copies and has been published in 11 foreign languges.
THE LAZY PERSON'S GUIDE TO SUCCESS — FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE AND PERSONAL FREEDOM TOO!
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Ernie's most recent retirement book is The Joy of Being Retired: 365 Reasons Why Retirement Rocks — and Work Sucks! which was published in January 2019.
365 REASONS WHY RETIREMENT ROCKS — AND WORK SUCKS!
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Ernie also wrote an inspirational novel called
Look Ma, Life's Easy: How Ordinary People Attain Extraordinary Success and Remarkable
Prosperity. It has been published as an ebook on Amazon's Kindle format and was
also published in
print in 2016.
Feature articles about Ernie and his best-selling books have appeared in major newspapers
TODAY , Oakland Tribune, Boston Herald, The
Washington Post, National
Post, Globe and Mail, Vancouver Sun,
and Toronto Star.
He has been interviewed by over 100 radio stations and has appeared on CNN TV’s Financial
News, CBC TV’s Venture, and CTV’s Canada AM.
Ernie has a B.Sc. in Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration from the
University of Alberta. He occasionally speaks professionally on the
subjects of book marketing, solo-entrepreneurship, early retirement, and applying creativity to business and
Ernie lives in Edmonton, where, besides hanging around his favorite coffee shops with his
laptop, he enjoys running, cycling, tennis, reading, and traveling.
For more information about early retirement planning expert Ernie Zelinski, including his best-selling
books, particularly The Joy of Being Retired, The Joy of
Not Working, and How to
Retire Happy, Wild, and Free contact: