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A collection of the best articles we’ve featured on Early Retirement.

How FIRE Changes Your Perception of Time

FIRECracker  |  Millennial Revolution

The best way to live a long life is through altering our perceptions of time. To stretch out the years with social satisfaction, lifelong learning, and memories that make us feel like we’ve lived multiple lifetimes.

Ten Things the “Makers” of the FIRE Movement Don’t Want You to Know

Big Ern  |  Early Retirement Now

After 5 years of our Safe Withdrawal Rate Series, what have I learned? What do I think others in the FIRE community are missing? What can you learn here that you may not have seen elsewhere? Let’s take a look…

Achieving FI Through Savings, Real Estate, and Index Funds with the Legendary JL Collins

Craig Curelop & Zeona McIntyre  |  The FI Team

JL explains the concept of “F-You money”, the virtuous circle that occurs when people go down the path to FI, and how he achieved FI as an active investor who later went passive.

How to Build a Retirement Paycheck From Your Investments

Fritz Gilbert  |  The Retirement Manifesto

Moving from an “Accumulation Phase” to a “Withdrawal Phase” is one of the most significant financial changes that comes with retirement. Today, we’ll address the Withdrawal Phase, outlining a strategy I’ll be using in my retirement.

An Early Retirement Tax Planning Checklist

Chris Mamula  |  Can I Retire Yet?

After a few years of learning by doing, I’ve developed a system that minimizes ongoing thought, effort, energy, and most importantly… taxes we owe. Here is our tax-planning process and checklist.

Are You Saving Too Much Money?

Darius Foroux  |

About six months before my dentist died in a motorcycle accident, he gave me some of the best advice I’ve ever received.