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Mastering the FIRE Method: The Ultimate Guide to Early Retirement & Financial Independence

at some point of time you would have thought of retiring early or maybe you're thinking of it now and truth be told retirement is not about abandoning work there are very few who would say I won't work any further but what we yearn for is the freedom to operate to live life in the way we want and that brings us to the five moment now fire stands for financial Independence retirement it's a very catchy acronym and to put it in a nutshell it's a program that's designed around saving aggressively investing in high return instruments like equities and disciplined withdrawals which put together ensures you have enough money to cover your living expenses for the rest of your life and therefore retire early in this video I shall be explaining the concept in Greater details we look at the implementation steps some calculations and why fire needs to be a deliberate part of your financial life this might be a short video but it's a very powerful concept so let's begin the concept of fire was popularized in a book titled your money or your life it was built around self-sufficiency control over one's time moderate consumption and of course living life outside the nine to five for instance this guy Pete atney who is better known as Mr Money Mustache applied the fire principles which allowed him to retire from his job as a software engineer at the age of 30.

He's 48 now and he continues to live comfortably of his Investments after so many years and it's not just Pete there are writers bloggers people traveling the world software developers and even YouTubers who are using these principles to lead a more open life and have attached some articles and videos in the description to that effect some of these stories are really inspirational and it proves the fact that a little bit of planning on the financial side can have a profound impact on other aspects of one's life and in a very positive way now there are three parts one needs to address when implementing a fire strategy the first step is savings and the hardcore fire disciple is expected to save anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of one's monthly income this is of course easier said than done and probably where a lot of people make up their mind that this is not their cup of tea but from what I have read and what I've experienced the saving need not be always defined as a percentage and we can also work with absolute numbers which we'll see when I come to the calculations part now when we hear the word saving our first reaction or response is on reducing our expenses however money can also be saved by upping one's income which is what I suggest and it does make sense right I mean there is a limit to what one can save but income generation has a much longer Runway and in our case it can include taking a part-time job doing some consultancy work asking for a pay hike changing jobs for a better salary reskilling oneself or of course starting a side hustle which can be a mix of active and passive work in fact I have a friend in Bangalore who works as a data scientist from Monday to Friday and then on the weekends he takes classes on an edtech platform and also does some consultancy work to put it in numbers what was earlier a monthly saving of 50 000 Rupees is now easily over 2 lakhs a month and this guy has absolutely changed his life around by leveraging what he knows so he's on fire metaphorically speaking and the the fire strategy encourages us to find creative and better ways of increasing our savings rate the Second Step under the fire strategy is to spend wisely notice I didn't say don't spend I said spend wisely which means you need to identify what is an essential expense and what can be tagged as discretionary now people who practice Fire have a ton of helpful advice for us these include driving a good used car instead of a new one renting versus buying a house cooking at home rather than eating out track your daily expenses cancel unnecessary subscriptions Etc from what I've read these small steps can reduce your monthly expenses by up to 30 percent which if you choose to look at it differently is like getting a 30 incremented salary so you don't have to be stinky when it comes to your expenses but try to be a bit more rational about it and the third and final pillar in the fire system is the investment part now on a basic level the system requires advisors to invest as much money as you can and as early as possible so it's the principle of compounding at work here and this table here is a handy guide to how well your Corpus expands when you give it the necessary capital and a decent amount of time to grow now the fire method keeps this investing part ridiculously simple one you invest some money every month or as we call it you set up an sip a systematic investment plan and secondly this money is invested in a low cost Index Fund or ETF which in our case is either the nifty 50 or maybe a slightly broader Nifty 500 Index so essentially the focus here is to participate in the equity markets rather than actively trying to beat it which by my Reckoning should Fetchers and analyze return of 12 to 13 percent again the idea here is to maximize the returns which is why equities have been suggested but if that makes you a little uncomfortable then you can also settle for a mix of different asset classes which is something I explained in my video on asset allocation a few weeks back yet another investment you can make which is encouraged under the fire movement is on account of passive income dividends from stocks interest from your fixed deposits income from your blog your podcast YouTube channel monetization rental income are just some ways of making an Roi from physical or virtual assets now notice I have put this part under Investments and not income because passive income does require a lot of upfront work but once you do the hard work and you do it well one can expect a continuous stream of income over the next few years which will not only support your early retirement Ambitions but will also act as a safety net in fact there is something called an fi Ratio or the financial Independence ratio which largely means if your passive income is greater than your expenses then you're making some great progress on the path to financial Independence so to sum it up remember fire has three simple principles that you need to work on which is save more spend less and invest wisely if you're getting good value from this video then please do give this video a thumbs up and if you aren't a subscriber yet then do consider becoming one as I can then serve you videos as soon as they are released and also share with you some investing strategies tips and stories that are continually Post in the community section the original fire formula is based on the four percent rule which is the amount of saving you can safely withdraw every year without worrying that your money will run out for example let's say you are 29 years old and your monthly expenses are around 50 000 rupees if you want to retire at 40 then you have 11 years to accumulate a retirement fund so here's the math if household inflation is likely to grow by eight percent per annum then the 50 000 you spend now will rise to 1 lakh 16 000 rupees by the time you're 40.

So annually this comes to 14 lakh rupees and per the four percent rule it's 14 multiplied by 25 which means you need to accumulate a couples of three and a half crores to safely navigate through your retirement years or at least that's what the fire formula says now in my view there are some gaps with this four percent rule that I think we should all be aware of firstly this rule is okay for someone who has factored 25 maybe 30 years of retirement but if the retirement Horizon goes higher let's say 50 years for example then this formula starts getting a bit shaky and I've pinned a research study by Vanguard on this in the video's description secondly the four percent rule is a United States origination of the 1990s and has been tested on a historical basis when the yields on equities and Bonds were sufficiently high now we are not Americans and what works there will most likely not work for us which means there's an asset allocation and a market performance risk which needs to be accounted for and finally because each of us have our own preferences income goals saving patterns Etc I always felt it's important to have a customized fire implementation plan rather than picking something off the shelf which is why I created my own fire calculator which gives a clearer picture of how much I need to accumulate when can I idly retire how much withdrawals can I do on a monthly basis and at what point and in what circumstances my retirement money can run out so this obviously starts with the inputs and you need to type in your current age the age at which you want to retire and of course your life expectancy which I hope is strong and long then comes your current portfolio of Investments and this includes your mutual funds fds ppf EPF gold and other stuff and as a best practice kindly exclude the cost of the house where you will be staying post your retirement if you're still working then input the monthly savings and the annual increase you foresee input the expected returns from your investment the capital gain tax that can remain at 10 percent and finally have a view on how much will your expenses be in the first year of retirement and the expected household inflation rate and once we have these numbers keyed in as I have shown in this example the resulting output should clearly tell us three things one the amount of investment Corpus we need at the time of retirement which in this illustration is 2.2 crores at the age of 40.

Secondly we now have Clarity on how much can be spent on an early basis which starts from 12 lakhs so that's one lakh per month and it increases by eight percent every year and thirdly we get to know how sound or unsound this entire construct is like in this case our calculation shows that I'll run out of my money by the time I am 64 years old which is another way of saying that I need to rework my fire math which can include an increase in the monthly savings and the growth rate I can also consider extending my retirement age to a higher number let's say 45 years and finally I I can be a little careful with my expenses and instead of spending a lack of rupees maybe I can make do with 90 000. so there are many permutations and combinations you can look at but my suggestion is try to be a little conservative in your estimates especially when it comes to return on investment the inflation rate and the post retirement monthly expenses now for your benefit I have enclosed the link of this worksheet in the video's description it's a downloadable sheet all the formulas are open so feel free to change the numbers improve the formula if required add your own customization if it helps you but have a clear idea on when and where you need to be on the path to financial Independence so when I first heard and read about fire I was not a big fan of it I mean saving 50 to 7 20 percent of one salary is almost next to Impossible and I would have shut sharp had I not realized that as a method fire is quite flexible and can be used in many different ways so the calculator is one way and you can make a customized version of it but then there are more strategies there are more variants of the fire strategy and if you are interested then do read up on lean fire fat fire Coast fire and a few more of these in related articles that I've Linked In the video's description the point is and I myself realized a very late in life that many of us don't know when to retire how much is needed to retire which is why we continue working in a role or occupation that we don't enjoy much and that's where I think fire as a strategy might be the solution and it's just three things right increase your income and savings lower your expenses and get your Investments right so read up more about this concept in the Articles and websites I've added in the description and I sincerely hope you practice some sort of fire going forward if you found this video useful then do press the like button do subscribe to my channel share this video and I'll see you three days from now until then foreign

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Mastering the FIRE Method: The Ultimate Guide to Early Retirement & Financial Independence

at some point of time you would have thought of retiring early or maybe you're thinking of it now and truth be told retirement is not about abandoning work there are very few who would say I won't work any further but what we yearn for is the freedom to operate to live life in the way we want and that brings us to the five moment now fire stands for financial Independence retirement it's a very catchy acronym and to put it in a nutshell it's a program that's designed around saving aggressively investing in high return instruments like equities and disciplined withdrawals which put together ensures you have enough money to cover your living expenses for the rest of your life and therefore retire early in this video I shall be explaining the concept in Greater details we look at the implementation steps some calculations and why fire needs to be a deliberate part of your financial life this might be a short video but it's a very powerful concept so let's begin the concept of fire was popularized in a book titled your money or your life it was built around self-sufficiency control over one's time moderate consumption and of course living life outside the nine to five for instance this guy Pete atney who is better known as Mr Money Mustache applied the fire principles which allowed him to retire from his job as a software engineer at the age of 30.

He's 48 now and he continues to live comfortably of his Investments after so many years and it's not just Pete there are writers bloggers people traveling the world software developers and even YouTubers who are using these principles to lead a more open life and have attached some articles and videos in the description to that effect some of these stories are really inspirational and it proves the fact that a little bit of planning on the financial side can have a profound impact on other aspects of one's life and in a very positive way now there are three parts one needs to address when implementing a fire strategy the first step is savings and the hardcore fire disciple is expected to save anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of one's monthly income this is of course easier said than done and probably where a lot of people make up their mind that this is not their cup of tea but from what I have read and what I've experienced the saving need not be always defined as a percentage and we can also work with absolute numbers which we'll see when I come to the calculations part now when we hear the word saving our first reaction or response is on reducing our expenses however money can also be saved by upping one's income which is what I suggest and it does make sense right I mean there is a limit to what one can save but income generation has a much longer Runway and in our case it can include taking a part-time job doing some consultancy work asking for a pay hike changing jobs for a better salary reskilling oneself or of course starting a side hustle which can be a mix of active and passive work in fact I have a friend in Bangalore who works as a data scientist from Monday to Friday and then on the weekends he takes classes on an edtech platform and also does some consultancy work to put it in numbers what was earlier a monthly saving of 50 000 Rupees is now easily over 2 lakhs a month and this guy has absolutely changed his life around by leveraging what he knows so he's on fire metaphorically speaking and the the fire strategy encourages us to find creative and better ways of increasing our savings rate the Second Step under the fire strategy is to spend wisely notice I didn't say don't spend I said spend wisely which means you need to identify what is an essential expense and what can be tagged as discretionary now people who practice Fire have a ton of helpful advice for us these include driving a good used car instead of a new one renting versus buying a house cooking at home rather than eating out track your daily expenses cancel unnecessary subscriptions Etc from what I've read these small steps can reduce your monthly expenses by up to 30 percent which if you choose to look at it differently is like getting a 30 incremented salary so you don't have to be stinky when it comes to your expenses but try to be a bit more rational about it and the third and final pillar in the fire system is the investment part now on a basic level the system requires advisors to invest as much money as you can and as early as possible so it's the principle of compounding at work here and this table here is a handy guide to how well your Corpus expands when you give it the necessary capital and a decent amount of time to grow now the fire method keeps this investing part ridiculously simple one you invest some money every month or as we call it you set up an sip a systematic investment plan and secondly this money is invested in a low cost Index Fund or ETF which in our case is either the nifty 50 or maybe a slightly broader Nifty 500 Index so essentially the focus here is to participate in the equity markets rather than actively trying to beat it which by my Reckoning should Fetchers and analyze return of 12 to 13 percent again the idea here is to maximize the returns which is why equities have been suggested but if that makes you a little uncomfortable then you can also settle for a mix of different asset classes which is something I explained in my video on asset allocation a few weeks back yet another investment you can make which is encouraged under the fire movement is on account of passive income dividends from stocks interest from your fixed deposits income from your blog your podcast YouTube channel monetization rental income are just some ways of making an Roi from physical or virtual assets now notice I have put this part under Investments and not income because passive income does require a lot of upfront work but once you do the hard work and you do it well one can expect a continuous stream of income over the next few years which will not only support your early retirement Ambitions but will also act as a safety net in fact there is something called an fi Ratio or the financial Independence ratio which largely means if your passive income is greater than your expenses then you're making some great progress on the path to financial Independence so to sum it up remember fire has three simple principles that you need to work on which is save more spend less and invest wisely if you're getting good value from this video then please do give this video a thumbs up and if you aren't a subscriber yet then do consider becoming one as I can then serve you videos as soon as they are released and also share with you some investing strategies tips and stories that are continually Post in the community section the original fire formula is based on the four percent rule which is the amount of saving you can safely withdraw every year without worrying that your money will run out for example let's say you are 29 years old and your monthly expenses are around 50 000 rupees if you want to retire at 40 then you have 11 years to accumulate a retirement fund so here's the math if household inflation is likely to grow by eight percent per annum then the 50 000 you spend now will rise to 1 lakh 16 000 rupees by the time you're 40.

So annually this comes to 14 lakh rupees and per the four percent rule it's 14 multiplied by 25 which means you need to accumulate a couples of three and a half crores to safely navigate through your retirement years or at least that's what the fire formula says now in my view there are some gaps with this four percent rule that I think we should all be aware of firstly this rule is okay for someone who has factored 25 maybe 30 years of retirement but if the retirement Horizon goes higher let's say 50 years for example then this formula starts getting a bit shaky and I've pinned a research study by Vanguard on this in the video's description secondly the four percent rule is a United States origination of the 1990s and has been tested on a historical basis when the yields on equities and Bonds were sufficiently high now we are not Americans and what works there will most likely not work for us which means there's an asset allocation and a market performance risk which needs to be accounted for and finally because each of us have our own preferences income goals saving patterns Etc I always felt it's important to have a customized fire implementation plan rather than picking something off the shelf which is why I created my own fire calculator which gives a clearer picture of how much I need to accumulate when can I idly retire how much withdrawals can I do on a monthly basis and at what point and in what circumstances my retirement money can run out so this obviously starts with the inputs and you need to type in your current age the age at which you want to retire and of course your life expectancy which I hope is strong and long then comes your current portfolio of Investments and this includes your mutual funds fds ppf EPF gold and other stuff and as a best practice kindly exclude the cost of the house where you will be staying post your retirement if you're still working then input the monthly savings and the annual increase you foresee input the expected returns from your investment the capital gain tax that can remain at 10 percent and finally have a view on how much will your expenses be in the first year of retirement and the expected household inflation rate and once we have these numbers keyed in as I have shown in this example the resulting output should clearly tell us three things one the amount of investment Corpus we need at the time of retirement which in this illustration is 2.2 crores at the age of 40.

Secondly we now have Clarity on how much can be spent on an early basis which starts from 12 lakhs so that's one lakh per month and it increases by eight percent every year and thirdly we get to know how sound or unsound this entire construct is like in this case our calculation shows that I'll run out of my money by the time I am 64 years old which is another way of saying that I need to rework my fire math which can include an increase in the monthly savings and the growth rate I can also consider extending my retirement age to a higher number let's say 45 years and finally I I can be a little careful with my expenses and instead of spending a lack of rupees maybe I can make do with 90 000. so there are many permutations and combinations you can look at but my suggestion is try to be a little conservative in your estimates especially when it comes to return on investment the inflation rate and the post retirement monthly expenses now for your benefit I have enclosed the link of this worksheet in the video's description it's a downloadable sheet all the formulas are open so feel free to change the numbers improve the formula if required add your own customization if it helps you but have a clear idea on when and where you need to be on the path to financial Independence so when I first heard and read about fire I was not a big fan of it I mean saving 50 to 7 20 percent of one salary is almost next to Impossible and I would have shut sharp had I not realized that as a method fire is quite flexible and can be used in many different ways so the calculator is one way and you can make a customized version of it but then there are more strategies there are more variants of the fire strategy and if you are interested then do read up on lean fire fat fire Coast fire and a few more of these in related articles that I've Linked In the video's description the point is and I myself realized a very late in life that many of us don't know when to retire how much is needed to retire which is why we continue working in a role or occupation that we don't enjoy much and that's where I think fire as a strategy might be the solution and it's just three things right increase your income and savings lower your expenses and get your Investments right so read up more about this concept in the Articles and websites I've added in the description and I sincerely hope you practice some sort of fire going forward if you found this video useful then do press the like button do subscribe to my channel share this video and I'll see you three days from now until then foreign

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Mastering the FIRE Method: The Ultimate Guide to Early Retirement & Financial Independence

at some point of time you would have thought of retiring early or maybe you're thinking of it now and truth be told retirement is not about abandoning work there are very few who would say I won't work any further but what we yearn for is the freedom to operate to live life in the way we want and that brings us to the five moment now fire stands for financial Independence retirement it's a very catchy acronym and to put it in a nutshell it's a program that's designed around saving aggressively investing in high return instruments like equities and disciplined withdrawals which put together ensures you have enough money to cover your living expenses for the rest of your life and therefore retire early in this video I shall be explaining the concept in Greater details we look at the implementation steps some calculations and why fire needs to be a deliberate part of your financial life this might be a short video but it's a very powerful concept so let's begin the concept of fire was popularized in a book titled your money or your life it was built around self-sufficiency control over one's time moderate consumption and of course living life outside the nine to five for instance this guy Pete atney who is better known as Mr Money Mustache applied the fire principles which allowed him to retire from his job as a software engineer at the age of 30.

He's 48 now and he continues to live comfortably of his Investments after so many years and it's not just Pete there are writers bloggers people traveling the world software developers and even YouTubers who are using these principles to lead a more open life and have attached some articles and videos in the description to that effect some of these stories are really inspirational and it proves the fact that a little bit of planning on the financial side can have a profound impact on other aspects of one's life and in a very positive way now there are three parts one needs to address when implementing a fire strategy the first step is savings and the hardcore fire disciple is expected to save anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of one's monthly income this is of course easier said than done and probably where a lot of people make up their mind that this is not their cup of tea but from what I have read and what I've experienced the saving need not be always defined as a percentage and we can also work with absolute numbers which we'll see when I come to the calculations part now when we hear the word saving our first reaction or response is on reducing our expenses however money can also be saved by upping one's income which is what I suggest and it does make sense right I mean there is a limit to what one can save but income generation has a much longer Runway and in our case it can include taking a part-time job doing some consultancy work asking for a pay hike changing jobs for a better salary reskilling oneself or of course starting a side hustle which can be a mix of active and passive work in fact I have a friend in Bangalore who works as a data scientist from Monday to Friday and then on the weekends he takes classes on an edtech platform and also does some consultancy work to put it in numbers what was earlier a monthly saving of 50 000 Rupees is now easily over 2 lakhs a month and this guy has absolutely changed his life around by leveraging what he knows so he's on fire metaphorically speaking and the the fire strategy encourages us to find creative and better ways of increasing our savings rate the Second Step under the fire strategy is to spend wisely notice I didn't say don't spend I said spend wisely which means you need to identify what is an essential expense and what can be tagged as discretionary now people who practice Fire have a ton of helpful advice for us these include driving a good used car instead of a new one renting versus buying a house cooking at home rather than eating out track your daily expenses cancel unnecessary subscriptions Etc from what I've read these small steps can reduce your monthly expenses by up to 30 percent which if you choose to look at it differently is like getting a 30 incremented salary so you don't have to be stinky when it comes to your expenses but try to be a bit more rational about it and the third and final pillar in the fire system is the investment part now on a basic level the system requires advisors to invest as much money as you can and as early as possible so it's the principle of compounding at work here and this table here is a handy guide to how well your Corpus expands when you give it the necessary capital and a decent amount of time to grow now the fire method keeps this investing part ridiculously simple one you invest some money every month or as we call it you set up an sip a systematic investment plan and secondly this money is invested in a low cost Index Fund or ETF which in our case is either the nifty 50 or maybe a slightly broader Nifty 500 Index so essentially the focus here is to participate in the equity markets rather than actively trying to beat it which by my Reckoning should Fetchers and analyze return of 12 to 13 percent again the idea here is to maximize the returns which is why equities have been suggested but if that makes you a little uncomfortable then you can also settle for a mix of different asset classes which is something I explained in my video on asset allocation a few weeks back yet another investment you can make which is encouraged under the fire movement is on account of passive income dividends from stocks interest from your fixed deposits income from your blog your podcast YouTube channel monetization rental income are just some ways of making an Roi from physical or virtual assets now notice I have put this part under Investments and not income because passive income does require a lot of upfront work but once you do the hard work and you do it well one can expect a continuous stream of income over the next few years which will not only support your early retirement Ambitions but will also act as a safety net in fact there is something called an fi Ratio or the financial Independence ratio which largely means if your passive income is greater than your expenses then you're making some great progress on the path to financial Independence so to sum it up remember fire has three simple principles that you need to work on which is save more spend less and invest wisely if you're getting good value from this video then please do give this video a thumbs up and if you aren't a subscriber yet then do consider becoming one as I can then serve you videos as soon as they are released and also share with you some investing strategies tips and stories that are continually Post in the community section the original fire formula is based on the four percent rule which is the amount of saving you can safely withdraw every year without worrying that your money will run out for example let's say you are 29 years old and your monthly expenses are around 50 000 rupees if you want to retire at 40 then you have 11 years to accumulate a retirement fund so here's the math if household inflation is likely to grow by eight percent per annum then the 50 000 you spend now will rise to 1 lakh 16 000 rupees by the time you're 40.

So annually this comes to 14 lakh rupees and per the four percent rule it's 14 multiplied by 25 which means you need to accumulate a couples of three and a half crores to safely navigate through your retirement years or at least that's what the fire formula says now in my view there are some gaps with this four percent rule that I think we should all be aware of firstly this rule is okay for someone who has factored 25 maybe 30 years of retirement but if the retirement Horizon goes higher let's say 50 years for example then this formula starts getting a bit shaky and I've pinned a research study by Vanguard on this in the video's description secondly the four percent rule is a United States origination of the 1990s and has been tested on a historical basis when the yields on equities and Bonds were sufficiently high now we are not Americans and what works there will most likely not work for us which means there's an asset allocation and a market performance risk which needs to be accounted for and finally because each of us have our own preferences income goals saving patterns Etc I always felt it's important to have a customized fire implementation plan rather than picking something off the shelf which is why I created my own fire calculator which gives a clearer picture of how much I need to accumulate when can I idly retire how much withdrawals can I do on a monthly basis and at what point and in what circumstances my retirement money can run out so this obviously starts with the inputs and you need to type in your current age the age at which you want to retire and of course your life expectancy which I hope is strong and long then comes your current portfolio of Investments and this includes your mutual funds fds ppf EPF gold and other stuff and as a best practice kindly exclude the cost of the house where you will be staying post your retirement if you're still working then input the monthly savings and the annual increase you foresee input the expected returns from your investment the capital gain tax that can remain at 10 percent and finally have a view on how much will your expenses be in the first year of retirement and the expected household inflation rate and once we have these numbers keyed in as I have shown in this example the resulting output should clearly tell us three things one the amount of investment Corpus we need at the time of retirement which in this illustration is 2.2 crores at the age of 40.

Secondly we now have Clarity on how much can be spent on an early basis which starts from 12 lakhs so that's one lakh per month and it increases by eight percent every year and thirdly we get to know how sound or unsound this entire construct is like in this case our calculation shows that I'll run out of my money by the time I am 64 years old which is another way of saying that I need to rework my fire math which can include an increase in the monthly savings and the growth rate I can also consider extending my retirement age to a higher number let's say 45 years and finally I I can be a little careful with my expenses and instead of spending a lack of rupees maybe I can make do with 90 000.

So there are many permutations and combinations you can look at but my suggestion is try to be a little conservative in your estimates especially when it comes to return on investment the inflation rate and the post retirement monthly expenses now for your benefit I have enclosed the link of this worksheet in the video's description it's a downloadable sheet all the formulas are open so feel free to change the numbers improve the formula if required add your own customization if it helps you but have a clear idea on when and where you need to be on the path to financial Independence so when I first heard and read about fire I was not a big fan of it I mean saving 50 to 7 20 percent of one salary is almost next to Impossible and I would have shut sharp had I not realized that as a method fire is quite flexible and can be used in many different ways so the calculator is one way and you can make a customized version of it but then there are more strategies there are more variants of the fire strategy and if you are interested then do read up on lean fire fat fire Coast fire and a few more of these in related articles that I've Linked In the video's description the point is and I myself realized a very late in life that many of us don't know when to retire how much is needed to retire which is why we continue working in a role or occupation that we don't enjoy much and that's where I think fire as a strategy might be the solution and it's just three things right increase your income and savings lower your expenses and get your Investments right so read up more about this concept in the Articles and websites I've added in the description and I sincerely hope you practice some sort of fire going forward if you found this video useful then do press the like button do subscribe to my channel share this video and I'll see you three days from now until then foreign

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Mastering the FIRE Method: The Ultimate Guide to Early Retirement & Financial Independence

at some point of time you would have thought of retiring early or maybe you're thinking of it now and truth be told retirement is not about abandoning work there are very few who would say I won't work any further but what we yearn for is the freedom to operate to live life in the way we want and that brings us to the five moment now fire stands for financial Independence retirement it's a very catchy acronym and to put it in a nutshell it's a program that's designed around saving aggressively investing in high return instruments like equities and disciplined withdrawals which put together ensures you have enough money to cover your living expenses for the rest of your life and therefore retire early in this video I shall be explaining the concept in Greater details we look at the implementation steps some calculations and why fire needs to be a deliberate part of your financial life this might be a short video but it's a very powerful concept so let's begin the concept of fire was popularized in a book titled your money or your life it was built around self-sufficiency control over one's time moderate consumption and of course living life outside the nine to five for instance this guy Pete atney who is better known as Mr Money Mustache applied the fire principles which allowed him to retire from his job as a software engineer at the age of 30.

He's 48 now and he continues to live comfortably of his Investments after so many years and it's not just Pete there are writers bloggers people traveling the world software developers and even YouTubers who are using these principles to lead a more open life and have attached some articles and videos in the description to that effect some of these stories are really inspirational and it proves the fact that a little bit of planning on the financial side can have a profound impact on other aspects of one's life and in a very positive way now there are three parts one needs to address when implementing a fire strategy the first step is savings and the hardcore fire disciple is expected to save anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of one's monthly income this is of course easier said than done and probably where a lot of people make up their mind that this is not their cup of tea but from what I have read and what I've experienced the saving need not be always defined as a percentage and we can also work with absolute numbers which we'll see when I come to the calculations part now when we hear the word saving our first reaction or response is on reducing our expenses however money can also be saved by upping one's income which is what I suggest and it does make sense right I mean there is a limit to what one can save but income generation has a much longer Runway and in our case it can include taking a part-time job doing some consultancy work asking for a pay hike changing jobs for a better salary reskilling oneself or of course starting a side hustle which can be a mix of active and passive work in fact I have a friend in Bangalore who works as a data scientist from Monday to Friday and then on the weekends he takes classes on an edtech platform and also does some consultancy work to put it in numbers what was earlier a monthly saving of 50 000 Rupees is now easily over 2 lakhs a month and this guy has absolutely changed his life around by leveraging what he knows so he's on fire metaphorically speaking and the the fire strategy encourages us to find creative and better ways of increasing our savings rate the Second Step under the fire strategy is to spend wisely notice I didn't say don't spend I said spend wisely which means you need to identify what is an essential expense and what can be tagged as discretionary now people who practice Fire have a ton of helpful advice for us these include driving a good used car instead of a new one renting versus buying a house cooking at home rather than eating out track your daily expenses cancel unnecessary subscriptions Etc from what I've read these small steps can reduce your monthly expenses by up to 30 percent which if you choose to look at it differently is like getting a 30 incremented salary so you don't have to be stinky when it comes to your expenses but try to be a bit more rational about it and the third and final pillar in the fire system is the investment part now on a basic level the system requires advisors to invest as much money as you can and as early as possible so it's the principle of compounding at work here and this table here is a handy guide to how well your Corpus expands when you give it the necessary capital and a decent amount of time to grow now the fire method keeps this investing part ridiculously simple one you invest some money every month or as we call it you set up an sip a systematic investment plan and secondly this money is invested in a low cost Index Fund or ETF which in our case is either the nifty 50 or maybe a slightly broader Nifty 500 Index so essentially the focus here is to participate in the equity markets rather than actively trying to beat it which by my Reckoning should Fetchers and analyze return of 12 to 13 percent again the idea here is to maximize the returns which is why equities have been suggested but if that makes you a little uncomfortable then you can also settle for a mix of different asset classes which is something I explained in my video on asset allocation a few weeks back yet another investment you can make which is encouraged under the fire movement is on account of passive income dividends from stocks interest from your fixed deposits income from your blog your podcast YouTube channel monetization rental income are just some ways of making an Roi from physical or virtual assets now notice I have put this part under Investments and not income because passive income does require a lot of upfront work but once you do the hard work and you do it well one can expect a continuous stream of income over the next few years which will not only support your early retirement Ambitions but will also act as a safety net in fact there is something called an fi Ratio or the financial Independence ratio which largely means if your passive income is greater than your expenses then you're making some great progress on the path to financial Independence so to sum it up remember fire has three simple principles that you need to work on which is save more spend less and invest wisely if you're getting good value from this video then please do give this video a thumbs up and if you aren't a subscriber yet then do consider becoming one as I can then serve you videos as soon as they are released and also share with you some investing strategies tips and stories that are continually Post in the community section the original fire formula is based on the four percent rule which is the amount of saving you can safely withdraw every year without worrying that your money will run out for example let's say you are 29 years old and your monthly expenses are around 50 000 rupees if you want to retire at 40 then you have 11 years to accumulate a retirement fund so here's the math if household inflation is likely to grow by eight percent per annum then the 50 000 you spend now will rise to 1 lakh 16 000 rupees by the time you're 40.

So annually this comes to 14 lakh rupees and per the four percent rule it's 14 multiplied by 25 which means you need to accumulate a couples of three and a half crores to safely navigate through your retirement years or at least that's what the fire formula says now in my view there are some gaps with this four percent rule that I think we should all be aware of firstly this rule is okay for someone who has factored 25 maybe 30 years of retirement but if the retirement Horizon goes higher let's say 50 years for example then this formula starts getting a bit shaky and I've pinned a research study by Vanguard on this in the video's description secondly the four percent rule is a United States origination of the 1990s and has been tested on a historical basis when the yields on equities and Bonds were sufficiently high now we are not Americans and what works there will most likely not work for us which means there's an asset allocation and a market performance risk which needs to be accounted for and finally because each of us have our own preferences income goals saving patterns Etc I always felt it's important to have a customized fire implementation plan rather than picking something off the shelf which is why I created my own fire calculator which gives a clearer picture of how much I need to accumulate when can I idly retire how much withdrawals can I do on a monthly basis and at what point and in what circumstances my retirement money can run out so this obviously starts with the inputs and you need to type in your current age the age at which you want to retire and of course your life expectancy which I hope is strong and long then comes your current portfolio of Investments and this includes your mutual funds fds ppf EPF gold and other stuff and as a best practice kindly exclude the cost of the house where you will be staying post your retirement if you're still working then input the monthly savings and the annual increase you foresee input the expected returns from your investment the capital gain tax that can remain at 10 percent and finally have a view on how much will your expenses be in the first year of retirement and the expected household inflation rate and once we have these numbers keyed in as I have shown in this example the resulting output should clearly tell us three things one the amount of investment Corpus we need at the time of retirement which in this illustration is 2.2 crores at the age of 40.

Secondly we now have Clarity on how much can be spent on an early basis which starts from 12 lakhs so that's one lakh per month and it increases by eight percent every year and thirdly we get to know how sound or unsound this entire construct is like in this case our calculation shows that I'll run out of my money by the time I am 64 years old which is another way of saying that I need to rework my fire math which can include an increase in the monthly savings and the growth rate I can also consider extending my retirement age to a higher number let's say 45 years and finally I I can be a little careful with my expenses and instead of spending a lack of rupees maybe I can make do with 90 000. so there are many permutations and combinations you can look at but my suggestion is try to be a little conservative in your estimates especially when it comes to return on investment the inflation rate and the post retirement monthly expenses now for your benefit I have enclosed the link of this worksheet in the video's description it's a downloadable sheet all the formulas are open so feel free to change the numbers improve the formula if required add your own customization if it helps you but have a clear idea on when and where you need to be on the path to financial Independence so when I first heard and read about fire I was not a big fan of it I mean saving 50 to 7 20 percent of one salary is almost next to Impossible and I would have shut sharp had I not realized that as a method fire is quite flexible and can be used in many different ways so the calculator is one way and you can make a customized version of it but then there are more strategies there are more variants of the fire strategy and if you are interested then do read up on lean fire fat fire Coast fire and a few more of these in related articles that I've Linked In the video's description the point is and I myself realized a very late in life that many of us don't know when to retire how much is needed to retire which is why we continue working in a role or occupation that we don't enjoy much and that's where I think fire as a strategy might be the solution and it's just three things right increase your income and savings lower your expenses and get your Investments right so read up more about this concept in the Articles and websites I've added in the description and I sincerely hope you practice some sort of fire going forward if you found this video useful then do press the like button do subscribe to my channel share this video and I'll see you three days from now until then foreign

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hey guys retired at 40 I'm going on a
little road trip today just me and Murph and last week I reached a milestone on
my channel and I hit a million views total and 10,000 subscribers in the same
week since I've been getting requests for quite a long time about how I
retired at 40 and I'm on a long road trip right now I figured what better
time to share the story so without further ado here's the retired at 40
story so before I get started I want to say that this is not in any way a brag
story in fact I'm definitely not a showy type guy I enjoy very simple things in
life and money to me is more of just a vehicle to be able to retire young and
have my family live a comfortable and an easy life and to be able to enjoy lots
of life experiences and be comfortable in life before I'm old and gray so
really the journey began in about 2002 graduated from Iowa State University
with a degree in marketing and business and by that point I have met my wife
Kelly she had already graduated from school and she was kind of waiting for
me and we wanted to move west out of the Midwest to move west see some new
territory and get closer to the outdoors so I grabbed my degree ran out the door
packed up my 1987 Ranger fully equipped with eight foot hay racks full of all of
my personal belongings and we drove to Littleton Colorado and at this point in
my life I had $200 in my pocket and Kelly had about the same so being
completely naive and basically completely broke but with a degree I was on the search for the best suit and tie job that I could possibly find
so I bounced around for a couple months just working some kind of halfway jobs
and I quickly realized that I did not want to wear a suit and tie and I wanted
nothing to do with the man and working a nine-to-five job well Kelly had found a
job in a real estate office working the front desk and she had become friends
with a couple of the big-time Realtors there one of which you caught wind that
I had some handyman type skills but he made me a deal that if he paid cash for
a house and I fixed it up that he would split the profit with us 50/50 and at
this point in my life all I saw was dollar signs if I was completely blown
away that there was someone that could pay cash for a house
this is coming from a guy who had less than $200 in his pocket at this point it
was pretty much scraping by I tried to hold back my excitement to him but
naturally I said yes please let's do that I was working the graveyard shift
at Target stocking shelves I'd worked for 10 hours I would go home grab a
little bit of breakfast and I'd head over to the property and work on it for
another five or six hours I try and catch a few hours of sleep and then I
would rinse and repeat it was at this point in my life that I learned a few
different things one you really have to dig deep to reach your goals in life
because I was not getting paid by the hour and at this point I didn't know how
much money I was gonna make I didn't know if I would make $500 when this was
all done or if I was going to make $5,000 when this is all done so I
learned that a lot of things that can benefit you financially you have to put
in the work upfront without knowing what your final outcome is going to be
after about three months which seemed like an eternity of working seven days a
week for sometimes 15 sometimes 20 hours a day on this house the house was ready
to go on the market and it was all finished it looked great and then before
you knew it it's sold and then the house closed and at this
point I still didn't know what we were gonna make off it but for me it didn't
matter the hard part was done I didn't have any of my own money into it I just
had my time basically so the guy we were doing the investment with hands me an
envelope and I opened it up and at $8,000 being twenty-two years old and having
$8,000 I might as well have hit the lottery and that brings me to my second
valuable lesson that I learned and that is being responsible with money so when you have $8,000 and you're 22
years old a lot of people would go buy a new car they'd go buy some flashy
things some pretty things but to me I had realized that if I can make $8,000
once I can make $8,000 again and again and again and again so I can either go
p*&% the $8,000 away that I had worked my a#* off for or I can take that $8,000 and do exactly
what he did but do it myself and potentially make twice or three times as
much money so my wife being in a real estate office we became acquainted with
quite a few smart people financially smart people we learned a lot about real
estate very quickly because we were willing to learn which is my next
valuable life lesson is that you never stop learning so we
took our $8,000 we put a small down payment on a condo in Littleton
because we realized that giving someone else our money was you might as well be
throwing it away we wanted to be working towards something and it own something
on our own so we took our other four or five thousand dollars and we started our
search for a real estate investment that we could do all of our all on her own
and get a hundred percent of the profits so after some searching we did find a
place we found a small town home it was not in as nice of area as we were living
it was smaller it needed lots of work but that takes us to our next light life
lesson that we learned and that is to sacrifice for a greater payoff in the
future so we had only lived in our condo for a very short time but we realized
that if we moved into the real estate investment that we could rent out the
place that we are living at and move into the place that we were fixing up
that we'd have to be paying a mortgage on anyway we had our first real estate
investment and we had our first rental so being 22 years old and owning two
properties and carrying two mortgages and at this point I'm still working at
Target was a pretty scary proposition in life but all I could see was that $8,000
check they had started to change our lives I also want to point out and kind
of give a shout-out to my parents and to my wife's parents because
neither one of our parents ever handed us anything in life they
always made us work for what we achieved in fact when we move we tried to
convince my parents to co-sign on our mortgage for the condo that we bought
and they said no way at the time I was very very mad at them and I thought I
would never forgive them in hindsight it was one of the best
things they've ever done for me because it just made me have that fire
in my belly and really just want to work to get what I wanted so back to having
two mortgages that was a completely scary thing in my life I was making
something like 10 dollars an hour at Target
I think Kelly was making $13 an hour at the real estate office she was working
at we could barely afford the condo we had but now he had two.

God bless the
banks lending money to anyone at that point on the very plus side of that we
learned that someone else can pay our mortgage and we're basically getting
that money for free and then later we figured out that there are many many
many tax benefits and huge benefits of owning a rental property so we quickly learned that trying to pay
for materials and the things needed to fix up an investment property on just
barely over minimum wage is not easy to do the thing that happened next couldn't
have come at a more perfect time so all of a sudden I had money to spend to fix
up this house and it would just get me to that next
big paycheck that much quicker so that's what we did we fixed up the house we
doubled our money we rolled it into the next one so we kept bouncing from house
to house quite a few times and that sacrifice of from going from a nice
house to live in to going to a crappy house to live in to fix up to making it
nice again to going to another crappy house to fix up it became pretty
stressful but we always had our eyes on the prize "are you still with me Murph?"
after doing this two or three times I remember getting a check for the last
one and the check was forty one thousand dollars
so at that point it didn't make sense to work at Target anymore so I just started
doing it full-time but we never took the big proceeds from the real estate and
put it into our actual living we always rolled it into the next property and
that kind of gave us the baseline of even how we live today we always live
well below our means we take the money that we make and we put it into things
that will make us an income not into something that will lose us money but
you do have to treat yourself every once in a while otherwise there's no reason
to make the money in the first place Kelly saw many of the high producing
Realtors making large amounts of money so she decided to get a real estate
license and she created her own real estate business so now we really felt
like we had the world by the balls because we were getting paid a
commission to buy the property and then we were saving half of the Commission
when we sold the property and I was fixing him up so we just get rolling our
profits in rolling our profits in rolling our profits in until family we
were able to buy a house and now that we could get a house we were playing with
the big boys the profits were much larger but so was the risk and we really
didn't want to lose all the way it worked for for the last couple of years
so we did a few houses and we made some great money but instead of selling them
and pulling out our profits we kept them as rentals and it was at this point that we really
started building up our rental inventory at this point it was about 2006 or 2007
and real estate was starting to slow down a little bit but we have purchased
a large house I'm a courage that was really a big risk for us it was a large
house to fix up it was our biggest project for sure it took us the most
money to fix it up and we had the most money into it so we lived in this house
for about 8 months while we were fixing it up and we kind of decided after doing
about 12 properties that the moving all the time was starting to get kind of old
and we were kind of getting older ourselves and we decided that we wanted
to have kids and kind of settle down a little bit Murph are you with me? sometimes I feel like I'm just talking to myself so after the eight months was up we
finished the house we sold it and shortly after the real estate market
completely crashed the bubble had burst and Colorado was one of the hardest hit
States we got out of the house just in the nick of time and not only did the
real-estate market bubble burst we found out that we couldn't have kids and it
seemed like a real low point in our lives but around 2007 when all this
happened we realized our next lesson with every negative there is a big
positive that can be gained from it and you can just use it as fuel for your
fire so the recession was tough we thought
our great life had come to an end we thought we were gonna have to get
regular jobs you know people were losing their jobs left and right people were
losing their houses Colorado was hit very very hard one of the worst states
during the recession and we learned that what goes up must come down
and in this case it came down hard in many cases not just real estate when
things are bad that's the time to invest and if you're smart with your money and
you've been saving while everyone else spending that's the time to benefit
though from about 2008 to 2012 we were buying rentals so we were able to adapt I started doing
contracting because that's pretty much what I was doing before but now I had to
be doing work for someone else and Kelly's always been a mover and a shaker
and even a bad real estate market she was able to keep her business moving we
were buying things for pennies on a dollar and even though we were not
making great money and in some cases losing a little bit of money on rentals
we were able to stick it out and after lots of lots of years of lots of lots of
heartache and lots of lots of doctors we were able to have two boys so about 2014/2015 real estate started
creeping back up again prices kept going through the roof and just when he
thought it was the peak they just kept going up stuff was flying off the
shelves you could list a house and it would have multiple offers within 24
hours so we had about age 35 we were
completely debt-free we had several rentals that we were cash flowing we
didn't owe any money on the rentals so all that money was just rolling into a
bank account when you have no bills and you have an income coming in your net
worth starts to grow very quickly so we rode out the storm Kelly's business was
doing great my contracting business was doing great
we have liquidated a lot of our real estate in Colorado we had capital to
play with we had two beautiful young boys and then I fell to my knees crying
like a little baby I had herniated a disc in my back and I
was on a walker for about a month contracting for me was out of the
question I didn't even want to think about picking something up so I took
some time off and I raised our kids which at first I thought would just be for a few
months and then a year passed and then another year passed and I decided that I
kind of liked it we had rental income coming in Kelley's business was doing
better than it had ever been in fact she had started her own she had several
people working for her and just as a little side income I got to do what I
love to do which is antiques I was just buying and selling antiques so we were
trying to be very strategic at this point because we owned a fair amount of
property in Colorado but we knew that our ultimate goal was to retire at 40
and at the rate things were going up we didn't want to sell too early because we
didn't want to miss out on that upside but we didn't want to sell too late
because we didn't want to risk the chance of taking a step back so as some
regret we sold the majority of our properties in around 2017
but this was a game-changer because we were able to make cash for every rental
that we purchased so we loaded up on rentals in Iowa we actually purchased
our property that we're going to move into which is actually where I'm headed
now and that kind of brings us up to speed
to current date I take care of our 10 rentals which keep which keeps me pretty
busy just in itself i buy and sell antiques i get to see my kids all the
time we have a good rental income coming in now we do youtube oh yeah we also do
a couple fix and flips every year Kelly has her real estate team with about 10 employees
and in June of 2020 we're going to retire at 40 so all in all life is great
I have a wonderful family I have enough assets and passive income to live a
comfortable life I don't need Ferraris and yachts to make
me happy in fact for me it's quite the opposite so if you're new to the channel
take a moment to subscribe click the bell to get notifications and new videos
we like to live life simple on this channel if you like the content we
provide give us a thumbs up I'm almost always available to answer questions and
I love hearing from you guys I'm glad you were able to enjoy my roadtrip with
me I'm just pulling into the house right now in the meantime this is retired at
40 remember to live life simple I'll catch next week

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Mastering the FIRE Method: The Ultimate Guide to Early Retirement & Financial Independence

at some point of time you would have thought about retiring early or perhaps you'' re reasoning of it currently and also truth be told retirement is not concerning deserting work there are very few who would claim I won'' t work any type of further yet what we wish for is the liberty to run to live life in the means we desire and also that brings us to the five minute currently discharge mean economic Independence retirement it'' s a very memorable acronym and also to put it in a nutshell it'' s a program that'' s made around saving aggressively purchasing high return tools like equities and also self-displined withdrawals which assemble ensures you have adequate cash to cover your living expenses for the remainder of your life as well as consequently retire early in this video clip I will be explaining the concept in Greater details we check out the implementation steps some computations and why fire needs to be a purposeful component of your economic life this may be a brief video clip but it'' s a really effective principle so let'' s start the principle of fire was promoted in a book labelled your cash or your life it was built around self-sufficiency control over one'' s time moderate intake and also certainly living life outside the 9 to five as an example this individual Pete atney who is far better understood as Mr Cash Mustache used the fire principles which enabled him to retire from his job as a software designer at the age of 30.

He'' s 48 now and he remains to live conveniently of his Investments after so many years and also it'' s not simply Pete there are writers blog owners people traveling the globe software program designers and also YouTubers that are using these concepts to lead a more open life and have actually connected some posts and also video clips in the description to that result some of these tales are really inspiring as well as it verifies the reality that a little of planning on the financial side can have a profound effect on other facets of one'' s life and also in a very favorable way currently there are three parts one needs to address when executing a fire strategy the primary step is financial savings as well as the hardcore fire disciple is expected to save anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of one'' s month-to-month revenue this is obviously less complicated said than done as well as most likely where a lot of people make up their mind that this is not their mug of tea but from what I have reviewed and what I'' ve experienced the saving need not be always specified as a portion as well as we can also collaborate with outright numbers which we'' ll see when I pertain to the estimations part currently when we hear words conserving our first response or feedback is on reducing our expenditures however cash can likewise be conserved by upping one'' s earnings which is what I recommend and also it does make good sense right I indicate there is a restriction to what one can conserve yet earnings generation has a much longer Path and in our situation it can include taking a part-time work doing some working as a consultant job asking for a pay walk transforming work for a far better salary reskilling oneself or obviously beginning a side hustle which can be a mix of active and also passive operate in truth I have a buddy in Bangalore who functions as a data scientist from Monday to Friday and then on the weekends he takes classes on an edtech system and likewise does some consultancy job to put it in numbers what was earlier a regular monthly saving of 50 000 Rupees is now quickly over 2 lakhs a month and also this guy has absolutely transformed his life around by leveraging what he recognizes so he'' s ablaze metaphorically talking as well as the the fire technique encourages us to find imaginative and also better ways of boosting our cost savings rate the Second Step under the fire approach is to invest carefully notice I didn'' t say don ' t invest I said spend sensibly which implies you need to recognize what is a necessary cost and also what can be labelled as discretionary currently people who exercise Fire have a bunch of helpful guidance for us these include driving an excellent pre-owned auto rather than a brand-new one renting out versus acquiring a house cooking in your home instead than consuming out track your everyday expenses terminate unnecessary memberships And so on from what I'' ve check out these small steps can minimize your regular monthly expenditures by as much as 30 percent which if you choose to take a look at it in a different way resembles obtaining a 30 incremented income so you wear'' t have to be stinky when it comes to your expenditures but attempt to be a bit extra logical regarding it and the third and final column in the fire system is the investment component currently on a standard level the system requires experts to invest as much cash as you can and as early as possible so it'' s the concept of compounding at job below and this table right here is a handy overview to how well your Corpus increases when you provide it the necessary capital and a good amount of time to expand currently the fire method maintains this spending component ridiculously easy one you spend some cash on a monthly basis or as we call it you established an sip an organized financial investment strategy as well as secondly this cash is purchased an inexpensive Index Fund or ETF which in our instance is either the cool 50 or perhaps a somewhat more comprehensive Nifty 500 Index so basically the focus below is to take part in the equity markets as opposed to proactively attempting to defeat it which by my Projection ought to Fetchers as well as assess return of 12 to 13 percent again the idea below is to take full advantage of the returns which is why equities have actually been recommended however if that makes you a little unpleasant after that you can also opt for a mix of various possession courses which is something I discussed in my video clip on asset appropriation a few weeks back yet an additional financial investment you can make which is motivated under the fire activity gets on account of easy income dividends from supplies rate of interest from your taken care of down payments revenue from your blog site your podcast YouTube channel monetization rental revenue are just some methods of making an Roi from physical or digital properties currently observe I have put this component under Investments as well as not earnings because easy earnings does call for a lot of in advance work but once you do the effort and you do it well one can anticipate a continuous stream of income over the following few years which will certainly not just support your layoff Passions however will also function as a safety net as a matter of fact there is something called an fi Ratio or the financial Self-reliance ratio which largely implies if your easy revenue is more than your costs after that you'' re making some wonderful progress on the path to monetary Independence so to sum it up keep in mind fire has three basic principles that you require to deal with which is conserve more spend much less and also invest intelligently if you'' re obtaining great value from this video clip then please do give this video clip a thumbs up as well as if you aren'' t a client yet after that do take into consideration becoming one as I can after that serve you videos as quickly as they are released and additionally show you some investing approaches suggestions and also tales that are consistently Message in the area section the original fire formula is based on the 4 percent rule which is the quantity of conserving you can securely take out each year without fretting that your cash will go out for example allowed'' s claim you are 29 years old as well as your month-to-month expenses are around 50 000 rupees if you intend to retire at 40 then you have 11 years to gather a retirement fund so below'' s the mathematics if household rising cost of living is likely to grow by 8 percent per year after that the 50 000 you invest currently will certainly rise to 1 lakh 16 000 rupees by the time you'' re 40.

So annually this pertains to 14 lakh rupees and per the 4 percent policy it'' s 14 multiplied by 25 which means you require to accumulate a pairs of three and a fifty percent crores to securely browse with your retirement years or at the very least that'' s what the fire formula says currently in my view there are some gaps with this four percent regulation that I assume we must all know first of all this regulation is fine for someone that has factored 25 perhaps three decades of retirement yet if the retirement Perspective goes greater allow'' s state half a century as an example after that this formula begins obtaining a little bit shaky and also I'' ve pinned a research study by Vanguard on this in the video clip'' s summary second of all the 4 percent guideline is an USA origination of the 1990s and has been tested on a historical basis when the yields on equities and also Bonds were sufficiently high currently we are not Americans and what works there will more than likely not help us which indicates there'' s an asset allotment as well as a market efficiency risk which requires to be made up and also ultimately because each of us have our own choices revenue goals saving patterns Etc I constantly felt it'' s vital to have actually a personalized fire execution strategy rather than picking something off the shelf which is why I produced my very own fire calculator which gives a more clear photo of just how much I require to accumulate when can I lazily retire exactly how much withdrawals can I do on a monthly basis and also at what factor as well as in what situations my retired life cash can run out so this undoubtedly starts with the inputs as well as you require to enter your current age the age at which you wish to retire and of program your life expectations which I wish is strong and lengthy after that comes your present portfolio of Investments and also this includes your shared funds fds ppf EPF gold as well as other stuff and also as a best practice kindly exclude the price of your house where you will be remaining message your retirement if you'' re still functioning after that input the monthly financial savings as well as the yearly boost you predict input the expected returns from your financial investment the resources gain tax obligation that can remain at 10 percent as well as lastly have a view on how a lot will certainly your expenses be in the first year of retired life and also the anticipated house inflation price as well as as soon as we have actually these numbers keyed in as I have received this example the resulting outcome must clearly tell us 3 things one the amount of financial investment Corpus we require at the time of retired life which in this picture is 2.2 crores at the age of 40.

We currently have Quality on exactly how much can be invested on an early basis which starts from 12 lakhs so that'' s one lakh per month and it increases by 8 percent every year and also third we get to recognize how sound or unsound this whole construct is like in this situation our computation shows that I'' ll run out of my money by the time I am 64 years old which is one more way of stating that I require to rework my fire math which can consist of a rise in the month-to-month savings and also the development price I can likewise consider expanding my retired life age to a greater number allow'' s say 45 years and lastly I I can be a little mindful with my expenses and rather of investing an absence of rupees possibly I can make do with 90 000. so there are lots of permutations and mixes you can check out but my recommendation is attempt to be a little traditional in your quotes specifically when it concerns return on investment the rising cost of living price as well as the article retirement month-to-month expenditures currently for your advantage I have actually enclosed the link of this worksheet in the video clip'' s description it ' s a downloadable sheet all the solutions are open so feel cost-free to transform the numbers boost the formula if required add your very own customization if it assists you however have a clear concept on when and where you require to be on the course to economic Independence so when I initially heard as well as checked out concerning fire I was not a big fan of it I imply saving 50 to 7 20 percent of one income is almost beside Difficult and I would have closed sharp had I not recognized that as a method fire is rather adaptable and can be used in various methods so the calculator is one means as well as you can make a tailored version of it yet then there are extra methods there are more variations of the fire technique as well as if you are interested after that do review up on lean fire fat fire Coast fire and a few more of these in relevant articles that I'' ve Linked In the video clip'' s summary the point is and also I myself recognized a very late in life that a number of us wear'' t know when to retire how much is needed to retire which is why we continue operating in a duty or profession that we put on'' t take pleasure in much and also'that ' s where I think fire as an approach may be the option and also it'' s just 3 things appropriate raise your revenue and also financial savings reduced your expenses as well as obtain your Investments right so read even more regarding this idea in the Articles and also internet sites I'' ve included the description as well as I sincerely wish you practice some type of fire moving forward if you located this video useful then do press the like button do subscribe to my channel share this video clip as well as I'' ll see you 3 days from currently until after that international

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