What does a complex sounding concept like known unknowns of early retirement planning mean? Let us dig right in to understand this. It is hard to correctly predict how financial markets will perform over the next 10-20 years. Several things will impact future inflation & investment returns that we don’t even know about today. For […]
Are you wondering if the recent dip in your enthusiasm for FIRE means that you have hit the boring middle? You were making rapid progress on your journey to financial independence, but things have slowed to a crawl lately. Nothing you do seems to be making a difference. Add to that some doubts have started
There is one question that generates heaps of investment sales literature. It is – How to invest for early retirement in India? Some answer this question by producing a list of best investment options for early retirement in India. Some others point towards a super-star fund manager who can foretell the future and pick the
The third and final pillar of financial independence is the investing pillar. The earning pillar and the spending pillar give you the raw material for your financial independence. This third investing pillar of financial independence is what turns that raw material into the finished product of financial freedom. Your ability to master the investing pillar
After looking at the earning pillar of financial independence, we now move to the spending pillar. The spending pillar of financial independence is about bringing mindfulness into your major spending decisions. While the very mention of lowering your expenses may trigger thoughts of extreme frugality, that is not the best way of going about it.