Why hasn’t the FIRE movement taken off? And what's the point of Best Of Lists? [25:45]


This week, Joey, Aaron, and special guest host Kelly talk about retiring early, time as a resource, healthy skepticism, total stock market funds, Beychella, and hispanic literature. They don't talk about Schrödinger's Yanni. Or is it Schrödinger's Laurel?


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The Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) subreddit.
We only scratched the surface of understanding the FIRE movement: the 1998 Trinity Study that kindled the craze, the 1994 Bengen article that inspired Trinity, and an essential primer on the 4% spending rule from VTSAX's own parent, Vanguard.
Aaron's go-to budgeting tool, YNAB.
A few best-of lists we like: the best innovations, the best photos, and the best of everything.