Why FIRE, Why Debt Freedom. Why?

What is my ‘why?’ I was fifteen when my island was ravaged by 4 hurricanes in a row. Ruining the crops and further crippling the tourism industry. Then, I came of age in 2008. These two events in my life were a wake-up call. My ‘2008’ had happened years earlier so by the time the Read More

We didn’t stoke the flame, but we started the FIRE

As I have written before FIRE is ‘financial independence, retire early.’ However, why do people pursue this? What are the reasons? Dave Ramsey always says ‘Live like no one else, so you can live like NO ONE else.’ While he is best known for his advice on becoming debt-free, his methods and mentality are also Read More