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We’re sharing our honest thoughts on the financial independence retire early movement (FIRE). Have you heard of the FIRE movement? It’s all about reducing expenses and boosting your savings rate so you can retire in your 30s, 40s or even younger.

Yes, it’s entirely possible to reach financial independence in your 30s. But is the FIRE movement the key to a happy life? Watch the video to hear what we think!

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jason fulton 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I love the objectivity and looking and explaining both sides.

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Spike Charles 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I really agree with the things you are saying about FIRE. What I really like about the FIRE moment are the fundamentals of the moment. I think the Fundaments of the moment are really great as a tool for low income families or individuals to prepare for retirement. Or maybe save for very large expensive that could take years and years to save up for. I myself am such a worker Bee that I can't image what I would do with my life if I didn't work at the age of 40 or 50. However I like the idea of being able to save a lot of my lesser income to be able to avoid having to get a auto loan. Or maybe even have the possibility of buying a house in cash when I am 50 or 55 just before retirement.

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Ganesh R 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Loved your video. Very pragmatic.

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arlene cordero 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Love you opinion

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Eike Fischer 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I have never heard Pete Adeney criticize people for not following the FIRE path. He is also quite transparent about making 400k/year from his blog, etc. Like Vicki Robin, he quite inadvertently found himself the leader of a movement. There are many takes on FIRE. Robin feels some in the movement lack vision; it's just a money game for them. Some retire early and get bored. Even Sam Dogen went back to work when he had a child – since children cost money. 🙂

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tstcikhthys 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

0:19 One of the correct uses of the word "so" I've heard in a very long time.

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Josh from Bakersfield 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I'm doing FIRE. I'm investing mostly in mutual funds with annual returns of over 12% so I'll be able to apply a 6 or 7% rule.

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Steph Liveright 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Not pragmatic in the U.S. for peeps that want a family. However, the frugal living can help you retire in early to mid 50's. Which is early. You see, in the US, to get the max benefit from SSA, you have to work 35 years. They use your highest 35 years of earnings to calculate your benefit. Retire too early and zeros are averaged in. Thus, reducing your benefit. Did you know your SSA pays your Medicare supplement? Dont sell yourself short by retiring in your 30's or 40's. Get your 35 years of work history in. (age 18 to 53) is reasonable. Then, retire early.

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Joke Dog 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

A year later….how did this video only has 59k view?

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Jesse Taylor 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Thanks for the insightful video. Two things: subscribing and Joseph definitely married up! Thanks again!!

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Brady Mayo 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I would like to achieve FIRE to change jobs to be a parent. I’d say that’s retired.

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AV Gholson 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I think FI is really the goal for most. I want to reach FI so I can do what I enjoy while not being burdened with a 40% paycut.

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Raquel Cabistan 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I love how logical and grateful you are. Subscribed!

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Raquel Cabistan 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I just read the book "Ikigai" and it has an interesting chapter about work and retiring.

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G Arguelles 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Excellent points about the economic effects of more people doing FIRE

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May Yang 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Aww I love you guys!

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Anna Aboltina 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I want to do FI so that I can afford to spend time on areas I’m interested in and develop myself this way. I’m too afraid to go for it without having a financial backing so that I can afford to fail.
Interesting to hear a different view on this though, thanks.

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Lex Lo 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

FIBB = Financial Independence Build your Business

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Tarek Elshayeb 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Generally I agree with your perspective on some of the people who advocate fire and their views on the 9-5ers, but I disagree with you on your views on fire and the workforce… 1- because a new generations are always coming up in the workforce so just because some people are leaving the workforce doesn't mean reduction in the workforce.
2- Imho I think more people pursing FI will result in the scales tipping in favor of the working people and not so much the corporation which may result in positive changes like increasing wages and reducing the work day/week as opposed to having to work 40+ hrs/wk (the new standard) to build wealth or in some cases just make ends meet.

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M 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

The guy sounds like Ned feom 'The Try Guys'.

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Lovern Edwards 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Great video

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egami85 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Awww, Tasha! What you said about folks with 9-to-5 jobs that they love warmed my heart!

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Valerie Kemp 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I think like she said FIRES and 9 to 5vrs can co exist they need each other. Neither is wrong

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Diana Álvarez Gómez 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Great video, it’s all about balance, hugs from México

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Seany Denson 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I absolutely love the last point. If there I is something that you don’t link in the industry/ sector that you are in, create to make it better because there are many more who feel how you feel.

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Grace Giles 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Tasha, you’re so smart, leveled headed, kind and considerate. 9 to 5 workers are very important.😊🇬🇾

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Solar T. Tauri 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

This video is criminally underrated. <3

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What Now 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Also your comment about choice at the end. That's a really privileged perspective. Many people do not have choice and are stuck in terrible situations of poverty, discrimination, abuse and exploitation. More than most privileged people want to accept or acknowledge. It's amazing what you guys have done but it's not the norm for many. I see comments from teachers and nurses who love their jobs and I have a very fulfilling career in mental health. But that's not the norm and those are not rat race jobs. Those are very very good jobs. At least in Canada teaching is a very very very good job. I know I'm so lucky to have come from poverty and made it out to have a fulfilling job that's not back breaking or soul crushing. But I still have family who are working their butts off in terrible jobs and teaching them about FIRE will help them not make someone else rich so they can pursue what make them fulfilled and happy instead.

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What Now 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I think you're misunderstanding FIRE. Everyone I've talked to about their FIRE plan was not about looking down on working regular jobs. Everyone I've talked to want to "retire" early so they can do what they want and for some it was getting a lesser paying job that they loved so they can enjoy their work or continuing to do the job they loved without the pressure of "having" to work because they'd be homeless if they didn't. You're really generalising by saying the FIRE movement is about putting down working. My goal is to be able to work in my profession with less anxiety about having to work but working because I want to. And so I can have time to volunteer and travel. I will still be consuming and paying taxes and contributing to society. I will also have nice things and eat well and be productive in society. The difference is I'll be young enough and healthy enough to do it.

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Meme Wilson 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I love love love this video

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Gloria S. 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Wow Tasha! You explained it so beautifully! It has become so popular to criticize the 9-5 work schedule. People ARE doing amazing work out there, as you stated, and there's nothing wrong with this path.

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Arctic Rest 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Serious couple goals!

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Affirmation Queen 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

My mother is retired and still works, many people work because they love what they do. When you love what you do money will come!

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Jose Fuentes 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I was interested in Fire not because I wanted to retire early, but because I want to work my dream job which doesn’t pay much. I would like to have the financial stability to choose a job I would enjoy and not stress about money. I have taken many jobs in my past that were for the money and I was not happy. I am trying to find a balance in which I enjoy my work and I don’t stress about how little it pays.

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MomoTHEJojo 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

This is my first time watching you both, and I absolutely love the balance in opinion in this video. My favorite is Joseph’s comment about creating an environment in the workforce to help others. Essentially paying the financial independence forward because we are here(on earth) not only to gain but to give as well. #NewSubbie

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Fehad Bilgrami 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

What a beautiful couple!

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xjellybeans x 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

I love how she’s so respectful of her hubby. I need to learn more from her. I talk way too much 😆😆😂😂

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Binbale Bardac 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

It really bums me out that so many folks that have never heard of FIRE, will end up throwing the baby out with the bath water, over the Retire Early definition. The whole movement is about freedom of choice and the peace of mind that Financial Independence brings. Its about taking your life back and never being beholden to a system or employer. To have the choice to pursue your passions whether they provide an earned income or not.

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peter horsfield 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Often people think financial independence and retirement is nirvana and never ending happiness…

Achieving financial independence is simply about stuff. When you have enough stuff then what? What's your purpose?

Seek wholeness…. instead of seeking happiness. Trust me. You'll be a lot happier 🙂

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mcarroll78 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Are you guys really planning on retiring at 62?!? Did I hear that right?

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Dinner’s Ready 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

My neighbor’s daughter made multi-millions when she and her partners sold their company. She has not worked in decades. She’s still financially ok right now but her mom told me she’s worried about her because she’s draining her cash and she’s getting to the point of reaching an age that limits her employment opportunities. We will see how it all plays out.

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Carmen Rose Empowers 13/09/2021 - 12:08 Chiều

Great couple and a brave topic to discuss. Tasha you’re a brilliant broadcaster.

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