Author Topic: one stop shopping FIRE basics ?  (Read 305 times)

letsdoit

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one stop shopping FIRE basics ?
« on: May 13, 2019, 07:19:50 AM »
does anyone know of a place where basic principles of FIRE have been distilled into one post/webpage?

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Re: one stop shopping FIRE basics ?
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2019, 08:07:05 AM »
Well, for all its oversimplification, the Shockingly Simple Math post does a decent job outlining HOW it is possible to retire early
https://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2012/01/13/the-shockingly-simple-math-behind-early-retirement/

the 'Zero to Hero' is more conceptual
https://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2013/02/22/getting-rich-from-zero-to-hero-in-one-blog-post/

I also like the Mad Fientist's more applied approach, and focus on being Financially Indepenent (FI) over Early Retirement.
https://www.madfientist.com/optimize-your-journey-to-fi/

JL Collins hits most of the bases with his very short 'manifesto'
https://jlcollinsnh.com/manifesto/



But I gotta ask ...  is reading a few dozen pages really too much to ask for a decision that could presumably impact your life for decades?  Why must such a rich subject with multiple facets be distilled into just a few hundred words?
« Last Edit: May 13, 2019, 03:56:57 PM by nereo »

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Re: one stop shopping FIRE basics ?
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2019, 11:00:40 AM »
i personally have read quite a bit  on it

i was wondering bc i might have to teach a short seminar on it, on short notice.


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Re: one stop shopping FIRE basics ?
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2019, 12:06:32 PM »
i personally have read quite a bit  on it

i was wondering bc i might have to teach a short seminar on it, on short notice.
Fair enough.  There was a thread a ways back about teaching financial literacy and FIRE that you might find helpful, but I can't find it right now (try search function).
Who is your audience and how long will your seminar be?

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Re: one stop shopping FIRE basics ?
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2019, 02:24:06 PM »
i told a seminar  that i could teach it as a break out session, if there were interest
it seems disorganized so it's possible they'll tell me the same day