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The Accumulator shares his financial origin story and the trauma that put him on the path to FI.

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Don’t waste money buying expensive gifts

You can give your credit card a break by giving less expensive presents, but there’s a catch – they need to *mean* more…

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What if FIRE doesn’t work?

The Accumulator rolls out his battle plan to keep the faith when he goes full FIRE.

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The miracle of compound interest could really work some magic if we all became centenarians…

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Is it worth giving up coffee for a million pounds? The latte factor claims it’s your decision to make…

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There are huge immediate financial rewards from getting out of debt, but the mental pay-off may be even greater.

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How to prepare for a recession

Note: This article on recession preparation has been updated in light of the COVID-19 virus pandemic. The coronavirus is upon the West. Stock markets are in free-fall. Almost all measures that can slow the virus down and save lives will hit economic activity. This challenge could persist until we see a vaccine or until as [...]

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David Sawyer is back to show us how he does Money Dashboard his way…

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The FIRE debate goes into its final round. Will TI and TA make up or go out in a blaze of grenade-lobbing glory? Does this question even need answering?

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The Accumulator reacts to The Investor’s withering fire about FIRE. Meanwhile, TDM starts a peace and love movement to try and keep Monevator together.

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The Investor rips into the FIRE community, The Accumulator and monks.

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Our FIRE debate heats up as The Investor threatens The Accumulator with his elephant.

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The Monevator team debate FIRE. Is it worth the pain? Is it more myth than reality? The Investor, The Accumulator and The Details Man make their case.

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David Sawyer has sold thousands of copies of RESET since he first wrote about it for us. What has it taught him?

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Something to lose

Don’t cry for me Argentina…

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Status anxiety is the enemy of financial independence. Here’s some high-calibre ammo to help you FIRE back.

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