Friday, September 07, 2018
Fed up with their high-pressure jobs, some millennials are quitting and embracing the FIRE movement. (It stands for financial independence, retire early). Millennials especially have embraced this so-called FIRE movement -- the acronym stands for financial independence, retire early -- seeing it as a way out of soul-sucking, time-stealing work and an economy fueled by consumerism.
Indeed, much of the conversation around FIRE, on Reddit message boards or blogs like Mr. Money Mustache, revolves around hacking one's finances: strategies for increasing your savings rate to the hallowed 70 percent, tips for cheap travel through airline rewards cards, ways to save nickels and dimes at the grocery store.
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