Having financial independence as a target should be a long term goal for everyone.
Achieving Financial Independent Early Retirement (F.I.R.E) on the other hand makes the task even more difficult because we are competing for time where it plays a big factor.
Long term readers of my blog know that I’d like to achieve F.I.R.E sometime in the mid 30s from the start, and I’ve always make this as a personal stretch goal which I will review each year.
I have always believed that there are 3 levers that will determine the outcome of my situation and that I will need to achieve at least 2 out of the 3 minimally in order to be successful.
Before that, let’s go through what are those 3 levers first.
1stLever: Income Growth
Most of us grows our capital base by being an employee working …