Tag: F.I.R.E

My progress to F.I.R.E

Last Updated: May 2020 I’ve seen lots of people post monthly updates as to where they are in relation to their goals- or their FIRE number etc. Though, I’ve been tempted to do the same, I’m not sure what readers might get from it- especially on a monthly basis. So, instead, I thought I’d do […]...

Why write about F.I.R.E ?

Every week this blog, and many others are featured on a weekly list of blog posts on Reddit- this is last weeks It’s well worth a read, since everybody tends to talk about very different topics each week (though, in the past couple everybody seems to have been talking about Coronavirus). They are mostly usually […]...

What is your FIRE number?

Firstly- what is a F.I.R.E number? A FIRE number is the number of assets you need where you can quit your job- never work again, and do whatever it is when you retire. What you want to do next will affect your F.I.R.E number- if you have very low cost hobbies/plans (eg. walking or local […]...

What is a financial bridge- and do I need one?

So, you understand what F.I.R.E is- its retiring rather earlier than the normal, average, person- whether that’s 40, 45,50 or even 65 (with the state pension age going up to at least 68 for younger people, 65 maybe considered early!). So, how are you going to ensure that you have enough money to live? Pension- […]...