Don't Get Burned by the FIRE Movement

Editor's Views: Retiring in your 40s is appealing but problematic, Woodford Income Focus's relaunch could backfire and the changing face of emerging market investing

Holly Black 14 February, 2020 | 10:10AM

Editor's views

Very few people would turn down the opportunity to retire at 41, but how far would you be prepared to go to achieve this?

Naturally, a lottery win would be the ideal scenario – minimum effort, maximum reward. Of course, I’d have to start buying a ticket for that to work. But saving 93% of my salary for 10 years so I could hang up my hat 25 years ahead of schedule? I’m not so sure.

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

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