Early Retirement FIRE Escape – 11 Month Countdown

This post marks the 11 month point in my countdown to FIRE – being financially independent and retired early. My FIRE escape date is planned for April 1, 2016 – just a few weeks before my 50th birthday. Each month I’ve been counting down the activities that are getting me prepared. This month’s headline is that our nest egg held the terrific gains that we … Continue reading Early Retirement FIRE Escape – 11 Month Countdown

Poll Results – Savings At The Time Of Early Retirement

The MrMoneyMustache.com forum recently had a poll on how much money people saved before the retired early.  People have different definitions of early retirement (for some it’s 40 or 50 or 60).  Additionally, the MMM website has a significant focus on ‘frugal living’, so I’m not sure how representative it is overall.  Nonetheless, the poll did have over 150 early retirees weighing in … so … Continue reading Poll Results – Savings At The Time Of Early Retirement