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bacchi

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MMM inspired FIRE
« on: March 19, 2023, 11:04:05 PM »
Bravo to our MMMers and the journalist for writing a balanced article about FIRE. Some luck, some generous parents, and some anti-consumer behavior made it possible in this case.

Quote from: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/44-old-built-enough-f-130000624.html
Chi first came across the concept of early retirement on popular blogs like Mr. Money Mustache...
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Of course, the couple implemented a number of the tried-and-true early retirement money-saving strategies. They drive one vehicle...
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But all of that was possible, Chi says repeatedly, because of the privileges she and her husband have, especially their high-paying jobs while living in a relatively affordable city. They haven't had any big medical issues, she says, and there are no other large expenses they have to account for. They do not have student loan debt.