DONE! 25xExpenses saved. You’re ready! Time to truly evaluate the FIRE lifestyle, or Fully Funded Lifestyle change many of us are talking about right? [insert screeching sound] BEFORE jumping headfirst into your new awesome lifestyle, please (re)consider two things: Are you calculating your 401k/IRA’s balance(s) in your 4% withdrawal rate? Are your expenses all-inclusive of …Read More
Three years ago I decided that I should place deposits from my brain on the interweb once in a while. 1095 days have passed with random LifeInFIRE thoughts appearing a couple of times per month. Why? There is no need in this world of existing information for some strange guy spewing additional words onto the …Read More
Over the years—OK, decades—we chose to live a little further below our means and save an extra say 25% of our income. We did not deprive ourselves too much with the these savings. Actually, we weren’t deprived at all.