Financial Independence

Early Retirement in America Requires Millions. Consider ‘Coast FIRE’ Instead

Coast FIRE and Coast FI refer to a wealth benchmark in financial independence culture. Here’s what they are and how they work.

Nick Wolny
Financialicious | Essays
7 min readApr 10, 2024

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Coast FIRE enthusiasts frontload investing efforts now so that their money has more time to grow, allowing for more career flexibility later in life. Image via layers feature in Canva

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Nick Wolny
Financialicious | Essays

Mg. editor @ CNET, finance columnist @ Out magazine, marketing consultant. 🏳️‍🌈. LA. Sign up for Financialicious, a damn good newsletter, at nickwolny.com.