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Old 10-05-2014, 09:38 AM   #1
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Please explain FIRE

Hello - can someone please explain this FIRE thing? I also see there is a spreadsheet related? how to get it/use it?


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Hello - can someone please explain this FIRE thing? I also see there is a spreadsheet related? how to get it/use it?

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Financial independence, retire early.

FIRECalc: A different kind of retirement calculator
(or a link on the right side of the forum pages)

Calculate how your portfolio would do historically before or in retirement.
Fairly easy to use. Uses historical market returns to calculate how you would do if you retired in any past year.
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