3 Reasons More People Don’t Try to Achieve FIRE

For our ancient ancestors fire meant life, but it was difficult to create and even harder to maintain. In today’s world, FIRE can be equally as elusive, but we are not talking about building a literal fire for food and … Read More

Survive a Market Crash! How We Thrived After 2 Financial Meltdowns

For many young investors, and those new to the FIRE movement, the stock market may seem like an easy way to significantly grow your money.  If you started investing after 2009, then you only know about bull markets (or increasing … Read More

4 Big Financial Mistakes We Made on Our Road to FIRE (& 4 Things We Got Right)

Sure, my wife, Allison, and I were able to retire in our early 40s.  And yes, that was a pretty big accomplishment for us (and anyone, really).  We were working toward retirement by our mid-50s, so we were pleasantly surprised … Read More

Forget Everything You’ve Learned – 10 Financial Rules We’re Totally Breaking!

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In the world of personal finance, you’ll find a number of written and unwritten “rules” about saving, investing, debt, retirement, etc.  While much of the conventional wisdom can be very helpful (i.e. “don’t take on too much high interest debt”), … Read More

4 Very Different Strategies We’ll Be Using To Hedge the Stock Market Bubble

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Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past couple years, you know all about the stock market soaring into the stratosphere.  Hopefully you’re invested in the market and have enjoyed the wild run-up in values. As I write … Read More