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Tips for starting business

Tips For Starting A Business After Early Retirement

Most FIRE aspirants want to work in a field of deep interest to them after achieving their target corpus. Starting a Lifestyle Business based...
practise delayed gratification

Why We Practise Delayed Gratification And So Should You

In the blog post Our Plan to fund Kid's College Education, we shared how we were able to start the SIP for our Kid's College three...
How to pay for kids college

Our Plan to Fund Kid’s College and Recommendation

Even before our Son was born, Naren and I discussed in detail whether or not we should pay for our kid's college.  We both...
Pregnancy Expenses

Our Pregnancy Expenses in Goa, India

When we share our FIRE plans with family, friends and online, the most controversial topic of all is - What about raising kids while...
Have Kids before 30

Why having kids before age 30 makes sense

Most of our readers are already parents. We are writing this more for future young readers both married & single who are delaying having...
Baby birth announcement

We are parents!

Our Little Baby Boy has just arrived! So small and precious too... We just couldn't wait to share our happy news with you! - Sugandha & Naren
want to retire early to travel the world (1)

Want to Retire Early to Travel the World?

Some of us dream of traveling the world after retiring early but are apprehensive that just banking on retirement corpus may not be enough...
OUR F.I.R.E JOURNEY-YEAR ZERO

Our FIRE Journey Year Zero

This September, It is 4 years since we made the big Move- or so many big moves- Started our journey towards F.I.R.E, got married,...
Our Top 10 Financial Mistakes

Our Top 10 Financial Mistakes #FacePalm

We believe mistakes are the stepping stones to wisdom. So we try not to mull over too much over our past mistakes, however we...
how to retire at 40

Featured in Mumbai Mirror for How To Retire at 40

Last Monday Mumbai Mirror did a story on Early Retirement- How to retire at 40, it featured three Indian families, we were one of...
Early Retirement Interview_ Mahesh

Early Retirement Interview: Mahesh is 5 years away from claiming Early Retirement

Second in the series of Early Retirement success stories we have Mahesh an IT professional from Pune who shares his FIRE journey with us....
Safe Withdrawal Rate India

Safe Withdrawal Rate- How long will your money last in retirement

With lot of discipline and hard work you spent a decade or two saving up for your early retirement. Now how to be sure...
Spendee

Having trouble tracking expenses? Lifetime access to Spendee Premium!

Spendee is a great mobile app to track your expenses and budget, a basic requirement for early retirement planning. I wrote a blog post...
Buying my first apartment

Buying my first Apartment – Lessons learned from my Dream turned into a Nightmare

The apartment I booked in 2008 for Rs.3000/sq.ft is now going for Rs.4500/sq.ft in 2018 ten years later. A grand CAGR of 4% for...
Top 10 things you can do in Early retirement

Top 10 things you can do in Early Retirement

If anyone asks you whether you will just idle away your time once you retire early in your 40s simply send them over to...
Early retirement India

Early Retirement Interview: Anil from Pune is 4 years away from Financial Independence

Working in isolation on your goals can sometime be lonely and demotivating. That is why we started our blog to share our story and...
How much money I need to retire early in India

How much money I need to Retire Early In India

The most difficult question to answer while planning for early retirement is- How much money I need to retire early? We have spent a...
Favorite Early Retirement Blogs

Our Favorite Early Retirement Blogs- International

It is very comforting to read success stories of people, especially if you have a similar goal as them. We love to learn from...
THE BASICS OF FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE AND RETIRE EARLY (F.I.R.E)

The basics of Financial Independence and Retiring Early (F.I.R.E)

F.I.R.E is an acronym for Financial Independence and Retiring Early. There are a lot of U.S bloggers who write about their F.I.R.E journey. Most of...
Top 5 reasons to be Financially independent and retire early

Top 5 Reasons to be Financially Independent and Retire Early (F.I.R.E)

Why should you be interested to be Financially Independent and Retire Early (F.I.R.E)? When my husband first introduced this concept to me I asked...