Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Get ready to get on FIRE

There's so many financial acronyms around you could be a Y.A.W.N or maybe a D.I.N.K. or heaven forbid a S.I.N.B.A.D (single income no boyfriend and desperate!)

F.I.R.E - Financial Independence Retire Early is one I really like.

"FIRE is having a moment, and it’s not hard to understand the appeal. Financial independence? Sounds great! Retiring Early? Sign me up! It’s a movement that’s quickly gaining momentum, too. We spoke with four FIRE enthusiasts and asked them to share what the movement is all about, and what it takes to achieve this elusive goal of Financial Independence/Retire Early." Read more

One FIRE advocates take HERE

It is very simple in theory, reduce your expenses to the point where your income covers them and you have suffienct funds left over to save. That means downsizing, no venti lattes and a lot more sacrifices. However the joy you get from lying on a beach without a worry at 45, 55 or 60 will be well worth it.