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The Basics Of FIRE

After seven years of blogging in the personal finance and FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) community, I realize that there’s one type of post I’ve always avoided: How to explain FIRE to a complete newbie. Where’s a good overview, all in a simple and comprehensive post to give a one-stop overview of what FIRE is and how one can pull it off?

So how would I explain or even pitch FIRE to someone new to the community? Let’s take a look…

This post originally appeared at Early Retirement Now.