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Tanja Hester, author of WORK OPTIONAL: Retire Early the Non-Penny-Pinching Way, is a former many things: a former political communications consultant, a former public radio journalist, a former yoga and spinning teacher, a former civil servant, and even a former money novice. Since retiring early from formal employment at the age of 38 along with her husband Mark Bunge, she devotes all her time to fun and purpose: writing her award-winning financial independence blog Our Next Life, podcasting on The Fairer Cents, volunteering in her community, traveling the world, and skiing, hiking, biking, paddling, and climbing around her home in Lake Tahoe, California. Tanja has researched and explored every aspect of early retirement, from the best str ...more

Recession, Coronavirus and the Future of FIRE

We're in an unprecedented moment in history, with people staying home, businesses closed, stock markets going for a wild ride, and most of all, fear for our lives as the coronavirus pandemic worsens. What does all of this mean for the FIRE movement? What does it mean for you? Read on.
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Snippets of wisdom applicable to the office or personal work. A fun, quick read.
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