Can you retire by 40? Welcome to the FIRE movement
Everything you should know about the Financial Independence, Retire Early movement.
In the very first episode of the Pocket Money podcast, we learn all about the FIRE movement (Financial Independence, Retire Early) in Australia and around the globe. Hosts Sally McMullen and Marc Terrano welcome Matt, aka the Aussie Firebug, a 29-year old Australian blogger and podcaster for a thought-provoking discussion on financial independence.
We also discuss what FIRE is, how early retirement can be achieved, the mindset and discipline that brings this growing Internet-based community together and what everyday people can do in order to optimise their lives towards financial independence.
Learn more about Matt at Aussie Firebug.
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Mentioned in this episode
- A comprehensive guide to FIRE
- Aussie Firebug's FIRE calculator
- Mr. Money Mustache vs the Internet Retirement Police
- Check out the Pocketbook app
- The survey from the Financial Independence subreddit
- Book: Your Money Your Life
- Book: Rich Dad, Poor Dad
- Book: The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing
- Book: Motivated Money – Peter Thornbill
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Pocket Money is hosted by Marc Terrano and Sally McMullen. The show is produced by Franko Ali, Joel Rennie and Ankita Shetty. Editing and theme music from Brianna Ansaldo of Bamby Media.
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