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The Two Sub-cultures of FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early)

By Vicki Robin, Your Money or Your Life

Ed. note: Vicki Robin has written the following introduction to this essay which was originally posted on her Your Money or Your Life blog, in order to help us highlight the special webinar event: Your Money, Your Life and the Fate of the Planet on 24th October. You can register for the event here. I'm thrilled that my millennial work partner, Grant Sabatier, will join me and one of my favorite thinking partners, Asher Miller, to explore the intersection between money, meaning and the pressing issues bedeviling society and the earth. We will do a special event on 24th October at 10:15 AM PST  - and we are stoked. I have straddled these two areas for 30 years, knowing that consumerism is one of the biggest drivers of environmental destruction. Grant is just a year into being financially independent. He is a genius at making money. His new book, Financial...