Coast FIRE Explained [+New Coast FI Calculator] – 2021 Update

Coast FI is a FIRE alternative that uses compound interest and semi-retirement to get to Financial Freedom.

Coast FIRE is becoming more popular as a Financial Independence strategy all the time. It is a very powerful concept. Our own approach to FIRE is based around Coast FI principles and has allowed us to claim our freedom back and semi-retire in 2020. We are now coasting to Financial Independence while enjoying more freedom … Read more

Coasting to FI: Semi-Retirement Interview

Today I haves something special for you: An interview with a reader who was able to semi-retire in his 30s. Like many, he started off with a plan to retire early. But the closer he got to Financial Independence, his desire to stop working altogether disappeared. Instead, he decided to semi-retire and “coasted” his way to FI.

(Early) Semi-Retirement: Everything You Need to Know

Semi-Retirement is a step between full-time work and traditional retirement. While working part-time is widely understood as part of a semi-retired lifestyle, the exact definition depends on who you ask.  Depending on your plans for FI, semi-retirement will likely be part of the mix: I often write about Coast FI, an approach to FI that … Read more