- Best practices in cost-accounting from the FIRE movement
- The appeal of the 4% annual expense strategy
- Life hacks in extreme frugality
- The Peak Prosperity community shares its collective wisdom
If you have not yet read Part 1: Extreme Frugality, available free to all readers, please click here to read it first.
What if it were possible to uncouple from the ‘rat race’ and thereby regain a big portion of your time to use as you please?
I assume everyone would find that desirable. Time would open up for one to volunteer, travel, get in shape, meditate, sleep or do whatever you desire.
There’s a well-established movement underway the goes by the acronym FIRE, which stands for Financial Independence Retire Early. It’s not for everybody, and has a ton of pros and cons, and I’m not advocating that anybody blindly adopt FIRE as their framework, although some of you may already pursue it and that’s fine.
I am saying that the movement has put a lot of thoughtful time into managing the income and expense parts of life and it has a lot of very practical advice to follow if one wishes.
My role is to set the stage. I’ve spent a huge amount of time reading blogs, finding resources, and condensing the learnings to save you time.
And what I’ve learned is…
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