It’s time to talk about (Early) Semi-Retirement!

This is the first part of our Semi-Retirement series. Semi-Retirement is something that is not widely discussed in the FIRE community and it is a concept that we should all think about a little more. Depending on your plans for FI, semi-retirement will likely be part of the mix. We’ll start off by defining what Early Semi-Retirement means and how it relates to FIRE.

Reader Case Study: “How much is enough?”

Today’s case is from a couple from Victoria. They are on their way to FI but don’t have any plans to retire once they get there. Instead, they want to move to part-time work asap. How much they can reduce their income right now without jeopardising their goals?

Reader Case Study: A Fresh Start

Today’s case is from a new fellow blogger – Danny aka The Incompetent Investor. After several financial mistakes and big losses, Danny wants to reach Flamingo FI as soon as possible to focus on his health. How soon can he get there? Note to readers: If you would like your own case study, please get in …

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What the Flock is Flamingo FI? – Part 1

Flamingo FI is a funky remix of the best parts of three different retirement lifestyles – Semi-Retirement, Early Retirement (FIRE) and Traditional Retirement. Soon after we started our journey towards Financial Independence, it became clear to us that we didn’t want to be chained to our desks until we hit our FIRE number. We had …

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