FI School Lesson 5: Early Retirement Planning
This is where we get to think about our dreams and goals, then make plans to reach them. Yes, it’ll involve some math. But don’t worry—it’s easy math, and it’s actually kinda fun. (Really!)
- The Shockingly Simple Math Behind Early Retirement[note]This article was my intro to FI. It’s so good and so well-loved that I think it’s required reading for every FI-seeker![/note]
- The 4% Rule: The Easy Answer to “How Much Do I Need for Retirement?”
- Silly and Misleading Retirement Calculators
- The 4% Rule and Safe Withdrawal Rates In Retirement by Todd Tresidder
- How Much Money Do I Need to Retire? by Todd Tresidder
- How to Retire the Cheapskate Way by Jeff Yeager
- Retiring Sooner by Darrow Kirkpatrick
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Ask away in the comments—I’m happy to help!
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