There’s a lot of chatter about the FIRE movement. It has a growing army of devotees and a chorus of vocal critics as the movement has attracted much more attention by the mainstream media. I believe that when you look at the underlying principles of FIRE, there’s a lot that many of us, even the media critics, can learn from.
But the discipline and focus that it takes to figure out how to retire early can distract from planning for the non-financial side of retirement. And it can make it is easy to underestimate the importance of navigating the transition to retirement.
Chris Mamula, who retired at 41, joins us to discuss his journey to early retirement, the upsides and the challenges of FIRE, why the transition can be challenging and his advice on how to retire early.You've nailed the numbers. You can retire early. But are you prepared for the transition? Chris Mamula shares his experience and advice. Click To Tweet
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Chris’ article in MarketWatch:
Is Your Retirement Unbalanced?
Learning how to retire well goes well beyond your 401(k).
It’s really about how you invest both your money and your time.
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