Posts tagged Retirement
Investing isn't only for the rich | Briefing v4.0

One of the biggest causes is the misconception that investing is only for already-wealthy people. It’s no secret that money begets money, and the more capital one has, the more opportunities are available, and the easier it is to net proportionately higher returns. However, that doesn’t mean investing with a smaller sum or modest monthly contributions still isn’t lucrative over time. The crucial point to keep in mind is investing is a …

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Why you should focus on earning more, not spending less | Briefing v3.0

Frugality has become a popular SEO buzzword in recent years, and for good reason. Financial discipline is critically important to preparing for your future and maintaining a sustainable lifestyle, while still enjoying life. The old saying goes, “spend less, save more.” However, we at MRP want to slightly modify this saying to, “earn more, invest more.” It goes without saying that …

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Briefing v2.0 | What FIRE gets WRONG about retiring off index funds

One of the safest, most effective investing-based retirement strategies is investing a large sum of money in index funds. This strategy is safe, effective, time-tested and highly touted by the FIRE community and some of its more voracious proponents. While we at MRP agree it is a good strategy, I want to analyze one enormous flaw with this strategy that is often not even mentioned:

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