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FIRE stands for "Financial Independence, Retire Early". It's a focus investing, optimizing spending around values and creating a life you want to retire to.

20217 articles

A look into what's stood out from 3 years of early retirement life.

Your FIRE number is often calculated by multiplying your expenses by 25. That's the amount of after-tax money you need. But how much extra do you need in taxes?

Whether physical, symbolic or digital, a garden helps you focus on one thing: growth.

20205 articles
201913 articles

A look at what's worked, what hasn't and what I'd do differently from my first year retired.

What are the 118 topics that everyone learning about FIRE should know about? These are the subjects that stand out as the most important from my experience.