What is financial independence, retire early?
Have you heard of the FIRE movement and are wondering what it all means?
Early retirement has been extremely popular over the past few years, and I’m sure you’ve heard of it, especially if you follow many personal finance blogs.
I know there are a lot of people who are confused or even skeptical of what early retirement is and whether or not it is a real thing.
Before I started my personal finance blog, I had never really heard of the term financial independence or early retirement.
I assumed early retirement was only for the super rich.
Now, it’s really all I ever hear about. Because I travel full-time, I have met many, many people who have been able to reach financial independence and/or early retirement.
Plus, being a financial blogger means that I’ve, of course, heard and read about it many times.
It is an amazing thing to read about, and I always get excited when I read stories about the financial independence, retire early movement. It’s really inspiring and motivating to read about how people have taken control of their financial lives, are living outside of the norm, and more. [Read more…]