Discuss: FIRE (a financial Independence/Retire Early) is mostly bullshit
Most of the people gunning for FIRE seem to be a bizarre combination of truly despising their job and willing to accept a. The gurus and bloggers are laughable, aspiring to live on 40k in retirement and to do that making aggressive assumptions around safe withdrawal rates.
I legitimately don’t get it, especially when so much of they hype is driven by a massive run up in equities. I also don’t get the willingness to live with such a crappy standard of living, which also leads to little room for error.