FIRE It Up
The FIRE movement has plenty of fans, particularly among younger Americans. For those not yet familiar with the term, it means Financial Independence, Retire Early, and 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 in the best of times (which these are not; the COVID-19 health crisis has upended these plans for many). Want to start laying the groundwork? Personal finance experts from around the country share their top tips for achieving financial freedom early.
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