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3 Paths to Financial Independence and why my FIRE may not be your FIRE

A while back, I responded to this tweet from Camp F.I.R.E., which was a guest post by Rod Rogers, of the blog make money by cleaning offices. The tweet, and my reply, started me thinking about FIRE. The many paths that you might take to get there. The realization that one person’s fire may not be another’s.

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Is the “spend less” of early retirement, the “eat less” of dieting?

If you’ve ever lost weight, you may appreciate the comment more than if you haven’t and I will expand. A number of years ago, I saw a documentary on “the Fat Smoker” and his answer to losing weight was “Eat Less and Exercise More“. Simple right? Well, it could be that easy, but what proportion…

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