In Part 5 of the Fight Fire With FIRE Investing Guide, we briefly touched on one of the major benefits that index funds have over other types of investments: lower costs. This, however, is not the only one — not by a long shot. There are many others, and taken…


We left off in Part 4 with a question: With literally tens of thousands of options out there for individual stocks and bonds, how does anyone know which ones to pick for their portfolio? And doesn’t building a well-diversified portfolio of both stocks and bonds get very complicated, very quickly…


So, what exactly is index investing? What makes it better than other strategies for building a portfolio? And how exactly do you go about building a portfolio based on index funds? We are going to cover all of these questions — and more — over the scope of this guide…


Welcome to Part 3 of the Fight Fire With FIRE Investing Guide! If you’ve been following along so far, we’ve covered two important aspects that should be considered prior to investing: your emergency fund and your debt position. As promised, we are now going to look at a form of…


Welcome to Part 2 of the Fight Fire With FIRE Investing Guide! In the previous section, we covered your emergency fund: what it is, why it’s important to have one prior to investing, how much it should be, and where to keep it. If you don’t have an emergency fund…


Welcome to the Fight Fire With FIRE Investing Guide! This is the first in a 16-part series that will cover everything you need to know to get started investing. But before we get into the nuts and bolts of investing, there is some important ground to cover first.

Much is…

Sean McDowell

Fight Fire With FIRE

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