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5 Myths About FIRE And Early Retirement

5 Myths About FIRE And Early Retirement

As someone who talks a disproportionate amount of time about the financial independence retire early movement, I’m often told “facts” by people who are questioning the legitimacy of my being able to retire early. I completely get it, an early retirement isn’t normal. It seems extreme and to some, it probably is. But by pitting […]

What Is Coast Fire?

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Today we are going to delve into the concept of “Coast FIRE”, the second stage on the path towards Financial Independence. If you want to start at the beginning of this series, check out my Lean Fire article/video which I’ll share in the show notes below. Remember, financial independence isn’t a one-size-fits-all journey. The question […]

What is Lean FIRE?

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Lean FIRE is often the most common mental image conjured up when people think about financial independence. It is also the most misunderstood, with some people believing that living frugally means a life of deprivation. And they couldn’t be more wrong. For many, a minimal or frugal life is incredibly rewarding and a choice they […]

The 6 Types of Financial Independence Retire Early

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I first heard about the FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) movement in 2011. I’ll be honest; I kept it a secret from everyone, except my closest family and friends, until 2023. In 2011, saying that you were going to retire early meant a couple of years before your private or state pension was accessible. To […]

What is financial independence retire early (FIRE)?

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What if you never had to worry about money ever again? What would your life be like if work was optional. For a growing number of people across the world, this is their new reality. No they haven’t won the lottery or received a huge inheritance. These people have learned about the Financial Independence, Retire […]