The ‘Retire Early’ Element of the ‘FIRE’ Acronym

We’ve covered financial independence, now let us take a look at the second part of the ‘FIRE’ acronym…Retire Early. Sounds strange doesn’t it, for a guy in his early 30’s to be talking about wanting to retire? I mean it’s commonly accepted that you work until your in your 60’s …

What Does Financial Independence Mean to Me?

The name of this blog “Fire Your Life” contains the acronym “FIRE” which stands for Financial Independence Retire Early. This article takes a look at the first element of this two part equation. FI or Financial Independence. So what does FI mean exactly? When your assets produce enough income to meet or exceed your …

Who Am I and What is FYL?

For the very first post of this brand spanking new blog, I thought we should kick-off with an interview with..err…myself! Q: Who is Mr FYL? I’m a 30-something married guy from the UK, currently with no kids. I’ve been good with money and terrible, mostly the latter. Despite earning a …