the book

A perfect follow up on the film to dive deeper into the philosophies and "how-tos of the FIRE movement"
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the FILM

A documentary about the FIRE movement and one families quest to achieve financial independence and retire early.


Playing with FIRE turns challenges into habits, habits into lifestyles and lifestyles into a better you.
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The Course

Compound is a cohort-based course teaching you the fundamentals of money, investing and how to achieve financial wellness.
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Our suite of calculators provide an instant summary of your financial situation to help you position yourself on the path to financial independence.

Reading material

We have assembled the foundational information to get your start on the right foot down the FIRE path to financial independence.

How to Reach Financial Independence

Now that you know what FIRE is and why there is a growing movement of people who are aspiring to reach FIRE — or who have already succeeded — you might start wondering if this is something you could achieve.

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Playing with FIRE book forward written by Pete Adeney, a.k.a. Mr. Money Mustache

What is the Mega-Backdoor Roth Strategy?

Individuals with high incomes are usually not allowed to use a Roth IRA, but a mega-backdoor Roth conversion strategy is one way for these individuals to contribute up to $39,500 to a Roth IRA, get the tax-free benefits on the growth of these monies, and then withdraw the funds in retirement.