Early retirement can seem overwhelming at first. You’ll have a lot of questions. How does it all work? How can I be sure my money will last? WHEN CAN I DO IT?
First of all: Calm down. Breathe. 🙂
This page is a collection of books, blogs, and tools to learn about, and calculate the various aspects related to early retirement. I hope you find it useful!
These are some of our favorite early retirement blogs.
The final three don’t post any more, but they’re worth going back through the archives, starting at blog post 1, and reading through them all as you would a book, from oldest to newest (this is the case with all of them, and especially Mr. Money Mustache, if you’re new to the concept of early retirement).
Track Your Net Worth: NetWorthShare
Test Your (Planned FI) Portfolio’s Robustness Against History: cFIREsim
Calculate and Track Your “Crossover Point” with YMOYL Spreadsheets.
Calculate Your Time to Retirement:
Kick-ass Spreadsheet to Study Your Own Situation In-Depth: Case Study Spreadsheet from MMM forums.
Once you have used it, you can post in the case study subsection of the MMM forums from feedback from members there!
I hope all these various resources–books, online, and otherwise–have been useful for you!
Let me, and other readers, know in the comments any other resources you recommend, or if you have any other resources you’re looking for that I can add to this post!