Caring for FIDough

Caring for FIDough focuses on helping you care for and manage your FIDough as you near and achieve the last stage of Financial Independence – FIRE.

Spending FIDough

How much may you safely spend in retirement? by Mr. FIDough.  My overview of the basics of retirement spending to help you not let FIDough get away!

How to Make Your Money Last: The Indispensable Retirement Guide – Jane Bryant Quinn’s excellent book (review here) that covers everything you need to know to plan our retirement spending and make your money last.

Michael Kitces – The 4% Rule and Financial Planning for Early Retirement – MadFientist podcast interview.

Managing FIDough

Strategies to Minimize Portfolio Drawdowns – An overview of some basic strategies to help minimize the potential for market downturns to impact your long-term goals.  The strategies can be used individually or in a variety of combinations.

Other Helpful Resources

Can I Retire Yet? – Darrow Kirkpatrick’s website/blog that includes helpful retirement planning information.

The Mad FIentist – Focuses on very early retirement and includes planning a variety of useful planning resources, particularly in the tax area.