“There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?” Woody Allen
Woody was right. Insurance bores me more than budgets. But it is SO important to some people. It’s not just a solid foundation, its the rock the foundations are built on. Cock this up and you could end up in a HUGE mess.
How the hell do you get to achieve FI:RE? I mean, it’s a big damn thing to do – having enough money to never work again. Holy shit. Most people have to rely on the state to do that when they reach their late 60’s. But an enlightened and determined few do it sooner.
Drew Ed 17/04/2020
People love a label, an identity, a group or a gang. We are pack animals, evolved from tribes but messed up by modern urbanisation and lifestyles. But take a look at identity politics and see how much we still want/use/focus on it. FI:RE has rapidly become one of those things.
FI:RE breaks in to two parts – the FI and the RE.