This article pretty much follows the headline. I mean, seriously, stop trying to retire at 27. The entire “FIRE” movement has gone from a realistic early retirement mindset, to, “if I live in a bus and eat earthworms, how soon can I retire?” mindset. This is crazy. Stop it. Now. Oh yeah, we are so passionate about this that it’s our second article of it’s kind.
The Financial Independence, Retire Early movement, also known as ‘FIRE’, is exactly what it sounds like. Earn as much money as quickly as possible so you can pull the plug and stop working for “the man” as soon as possible. For many, their goal is to retire as early as their thirties. Personally, I think this is utterly ridiculous and continue reading to learn why!