Interview with Jacob Lund Fisker, Author of “Early Retirement Extreme: A Philosophical and Practical Guide to Financial Independence” RPF This show is. Midlifers might retire sooner using “early retirement extreme” strategies. by one of the movement’s leading proponents, Jacob Lund Fisker. Can I Retire Young by Jacob Lund Fisker of Early Retirement Extreme Jacob Lund Fisker was a nuclear astrophysicist who retired at 33 with what he.

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Jun 06, Chase rated it it was amazing. It is a book-length exposition of how Plato’s Cave applies to our world.

At this point I am going to stop reviewing the book chronologically, instead evaluating its overall philosophy instead. He is designing his life much more consciously than I did mine.

The idea is that anyone earning virtually any level of income in the developed world can retire in just a few years if they follow three simple concepts: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He did this for 5 years. It’s like an intro, giving you the author’s background and context. When cooking I would transfer food between the plate and the pressure cooker.

As I mentioned before, the serrated knife allows the use of the plate as a cutting board.

They now have the option of following this program: Nov 29, Igor Packo rated it it was amazing. This is a must-read for anyone interested in at least improving their spending habits or even aiming for financial independence doable in jaclb years! Open Preview See a Problem? Perhaps there is personal fulfillment to be had in cleaning and maintaining a larger home?


Early Retirement Extreme: Can You Really Retire in 5 Years?

Oh, and the last chapter gives a very mathematical break-down of how income and spending are related. One of the key takeaways I found most interesting is that you should think about the lifetime spending you will have on things. The first is a philosophy much like Taleb. Learn to fix things by yourself. This book had very little to do with retirement, but I can sum it up for you in just a few sentences or steps and you won’t even have to read it: Feb 21, David Shimazaki rated it really liked it.

Jan 10, Reid rated it liked it Shelves: But what if someone grew up poor, never had a working car or a comfortable house? Beans can be cooked in 20 minutes with about 10 minutes of gas. Having a background as a theoretical physicist, Fisker often uses analogies from physics in fascinating ways, such as the concept of couplings between different aspects of our financial situation although I have a suspicion that it may be less comprehensible for a layman.

331: Is Your Stuff Holding You Back by Jacob Lund Fisker of Early Retirement Extreme

Mar 29, Floris Wolswijk rated it really liked it. Not only does Jacob advocate delaying larger purchases, he suggests rethinking why we need to make larger purchases in the first place. Not according to this graphwhich shows an almost inverse correlation between retirement age and lifespan, that is, the sooner you retire, the longer you will live.


The book provides the principles and framework for a systems theoretical strategy for attaining that independence in years. By drawing the point of the knife across the plate I would only destroy the point.

I’m not a wildly consumer-centric person and i’m a saver by nature, but without a strong philosophy and larger reyirement and strategy i.

Can I Retire Young by Jacob Lund Fisker of Early Retirement Extreme – Optimal Living Daily

What a lost opportunity! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nov 05, Shane rated it it was amazing Shelves: The minimalist kitchen Published on December 30th, Originally posted I read Jacob’s blog since many years and this book didn’t disappoint me.

All in all, there’s enough value in Fisker’s ifsker take on financial independence that I still think this was worth the read.

Early Retirement Extreme: Can You Really Retire in 5 Years?

We’ve moved far away from work and the market so we can waste time driving there, and money on maintaining our multiple cars. Nevertheless, if you want a stimulating, amusing and different take on our world of finance and early retirement from the rat race, investing some of your hard earned time and money on this book is definitely worth it.

In principle this cup negates the need for the glass above, but I like to drink water out of a glass rather than a cup.