PREPPING FOR FIRE
By many accounts, the FIRE movement is gaining momentum in this country, particularly among young Americans. For those not yet familiar with the term, it means Financial Independence, Early Retirement. There are countless stories of those who have managed to achieve this goal, but in reality, saying goodbye to work well before full retirement age can be challenging, requiring discipline, planning, and frugality. Want to start laying the groundwork now? Personal finance experts from around the country share their top tips for achieving financial freedom early.