Partial FIRE: The Solution to Your Problems?

Financial Independence Retire Early

There has been a lot of focus on FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early), but I am here to tell you that you can experience a lot of the benefit of FIRE before you get there. In fact, I’d argue FIRE can be detrimental to your life, and that partial FIRE could prove to be a better solution…it just might solve your problems.

Why I Don’t Focus on FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early)

Why I don't focus on FIRE

A therapeutic index is a marker of a drug’s safety profile.  The narrower the therapeutic index the harder it is for a drug to have its intended effect without having a serious consequence.  For example, Warfarin – an anti-coagulant used for atrial fibrillation – has a very narrow therapeutic index.  Not enough warfarin, and it … Read more

Teaching FIRE to Your Kids

teaching kids about money

I thought about naming this post “Children on FIRE” or “Teachings Kids to Play with FIRE”… but none of those sounded right.  Since I didn’t write this post originally, which was first published over at Physician on FIRE, I decided to tame down the title…. never the less, this is a really important topic that all parents should spend some time thinking about.