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Over the past 30 days, these are the most read, popular personal finance FIRE posts that we've we've featured on Camp FIRE Finance.
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These are the most recent blog posts on Camp FIRE Finance
If you’re like many people in the workforce, you’ve probably fantasized about retiring early. But how do you know when it’s the right time? What are some of the things you should consider before taking the leap? Let’s take a look. A 10-Point Checklist for Early Retirement | Retire by 45
Some argue that there is no reason to sweat the small stuff because major expenditures such as mortgages, daycare, and car payments will really make, or break, the bank. Others argue that little changes can add up to big savings over time. So what’s the answer? Can you really save lots of money by making easy changes? The Latte Factor Works
Whether you are looking to get ahead at your job or make a difference in yours or someone else’s life, few traits can help you reach your goal like “Giving a Damn”. However, careful attention must be paid to prevent burnout from derailing your dreams. The Dichotomy of Giving a Damn | Heartland on FIRE
There is a classic book called “How to lie with Statistics” that I read many years ago. The book taught me to take with a grain of salt pretty much anything and everything number-related. Here’s how that relates to the different ways numbers are misrepresented in the FIRE/Personal Finance arena. How To “Lie” With Personal Finance | Early Retirement Now
My frugal safety net includes my parents for reasons other than them paying any bills of mine. My parents aren’t rich. They have, however, taught me everything I need to know about frugality and repurposing items to avoid spending money every time I need or want something. No matter how independent I think I am, my parents are my frugal safety net. A Frugal Safety Net: My Parents | This Fascinating Adventure
I read a lot of articles from mainstream internet sites on the topic of FIRE. One of the ideas I see often in the comments to FIRE articles is along the lines of, “I’m not going to live like crap, just so I never have to set my alarm again.” Rather than telling you how crappy my life is, I’ll start by telling you how crappy my life is not. How Crappy Is the Road To FIRE? | Perpetual Money Machine
Early retirement is something that many people desire. To me, that sounds like a reasonable pursuit. As the FIRE community has grown it’s received more media attention. Some of the articles are supportive. Many are not. The argument isn’t around FIRE principals. It’s around the idea of early retirement. Why Does Early Retirement Have to be So Controversial? | Money With A Purpose
For some, FI is a breath of fresh air and diving in feels natural and easy. But for others, FI can be confronting and a complete turnoff. By focusing on the hows of FI, we’re putting the proverbial cart before the horse. There’s no way we can expect the cart (the hows) to get rolling without first getting the horse (the whys) in place. Financial Independence Is All About ‘Why’, Not ‘How’ | Million Dollar Journey
Achieving financial independence through real estate is a popular topic on Camp FIRE. And rightfully so since many peoples’ wealth is tied up in their home. If your path to FIRE includes real estate, then take a look at this list of the best home renovations you can do to increase property value the most. About the author Theodora Evans Theodora is a passionate blogger from Sydney and she is someone you would call an IT nerd. Also, she takes great interest in psychology and helping people deal with their mental and anxiety issues. Besides that, she loves martial arts and enjoying the nature. Theodora Evans https://www.campfirefinance.com/author/theodora-evans/ New vs. Used: What Kind of Car Should You Buy?