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Early Retirement

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

Building a Rich Life
ESI  |  ESI Money

The idea is to make sure your indulgences are part of a genuinely Rich Life, not merely a means to kill time. If all you’re doing in early retirement is killing time, what’s the point?

Disney FIRE
FI Guy  |  FI Heroes

After quitting our jobs and selling almost all of our possessions (including our house and one of our two cars) we moved over a thousand miles away to sunny Florida to live the Disney FIRE Lifestyle.

Why FIRE Chasers Can Be Short-Sighted
Sherry  |  Save. Spend. Splurge.

I never see anything in FIRE numbers taking into account paying for parents and considering their situation. All we focus on it seems is when WE can be financially independent.

Early Retirement in The U.S. vs Abroad
Pauline Paquin  |  Reach Financial Independence

We have no mortgage, we live on about $1,000 per month with a full time staff, two cars, a motor boat and a couple of trips abroad during the year.

Our FIRE Based Charity Fund
Jenni & Chris  |  TicTocLife

What if, instead of a lump sum donation, we invested the sum in low-cost index funds and donated 4% of the fund’s value annually? Couldn’t we do this, potentially, into perpetuity?

Grease The Groove To Financial Independence
Dave  |  Accidental Fire

I like the term “movement snacks” which is the principle that we should treat movement like we do snacking. Americans snack too much and don’t move enough. Feeling hangry? Ok then, go do 10 push ups. That’s a movement snack.