Retiring in your 30s

Published: 22 April 2019

The Guardian reports “Can anyone retire in their 30s? Meet the people who say yes. There is a huge online movement dedicated to working out how to quit your job ridiculously early. But are its fans merely cashing in on good luck and well-paid jobs?” “The Financial Independence, Retire Early (Fire) movement originated in the US, but has spread to the UK, attracting twenty- and thirtysomethings who do not intend to spend 40 years strapped to the corporate machine. Instead, they are practising a combination of extreme saving and rigorous investing to try to build up the “stash” you need – commonly seen as 25 times your annual expenditure – to quit, or, as these millennials put it, to “get Fired”.” Read more