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Retire Early in Europe: A Realistic Goal?

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Retire Early in Europe: A Realistic Goal?

Video by Angelo Colombo via YouTube
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Is reaching financial independence and early retirement unrealistic in Europe compared to the US?
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With lower salaries and higher taxes, it may feel like retiring early is a lot harder in Europe compared to the US. Does it make any sense to pursue FIRE at all if you never reach it? Let’s take a closer look and see where I am on my 7 year journey towards early retirement!

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Watch these next:
???? 7 Years of ETF Investing: What I Learned: https://youtu.be/MeY18uWJrso
???? The Best World ETF To Hold Forever: https://youtu.be/ysyJh7DOex4
???? ETF Taxes in Europe! (0-41%): https://youtu.be/s_UK3n1PVHs

00:00 Is Early Retirement Even Worth Pursuing in Europe?
01:30 1. Financial Dependence
02:15 2. FU Money
02:57 3. Barista FIRE aka. Semi Retirement
04:50 4. Lean FIRE
05:39 5. Fat FIRE
06:27 Early Retirement in Europe: A Realistic Goal?

Video mentions:
Vanguard FTSE All-World ETF Acc. (VWCE)
https://thepoorswiss.com/trinity-study-world-stocks

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Disclaimer: I am only sharing my own experience. I’m not a financial advisor and you should always do your own research and due diligence before investing. Investing involves risk of losses.

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