Many of my friends who have not entered the working world or have just started work always talk about retiring and how they hope to be able to retire at a certain age. I am very surprised by the proportion of people around my age who think about retiring because for my parent’s generation, retirement wasn’t an option until we (kids!) became adults. The environment that surrounds us and the environment that we,millennials grow up in really changes our mindset of working.
I came across an article recently about FIRE which I have written about before. I found certain snippets of the article very interesting.
“Millennials have embraced this so-called FIRE movement — the acronym stands for financial independence, retire early — seeing it as a way out of soul-sucking, time-stealing work and an economy fueled by consumerism.”
This is …