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A married couple who both retired at 31 as self-made millionaires had spent years travelling the world — until the pandemic sent them home. Take a look at what life is like for these digital nomads under quarantine.

Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung, a married couple, both retired as self-made millionaires at age 31 to travel the world. They were staying in Chiang Mai, Thailand, when the coronavirus pandemic hit. They have since been riding out the storm in their home base of Toronto. While Shen and Leung […]
A married couple who both retired at 31 as self-made millionaires had spent years travelling the world — until the pandemic sent them home. Take a look at what life is like for these digital nomads under quarantine.
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Self-made millionaires who retired in their 30s say a recession doesn’t worry them. Here’s what they’re doing with their money right now.

The coronavirus pandemic has fuelled fears of a recession as the US stock market drops. But most self-made millionaire early retirees who largely rely on investments to fund their lifestyle told Business Insider they’re not worried about their money. Some are relying on cash cushions and others are investing during […]
Self-made millionaires who retired in their 30s say a recession doesn’t worry them. Here’s what they’re doing with their money right now.
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17 habits of self-made millionaires who retired early

Retiring early as a self-made millionaire isn’t easy. Over the years, Business Insider has spoken with many people who retired early with net worths ranging from $US1 million to over $US3 million. Early retirees tend to share the same money, lifestyle, and mindset habits. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
17 habits of self-made millionaires who retired early
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A 36-year-old New York lawyer who makes $270,000 says he lives off rice and beans so he can save 70% of his salary. He’s part of a growing movement of pinching pennies to retire early.

A Manhattan corporate lawyer earning $US270,000 a year told Suzy Weiss of the New York Post that he lives on rice and beans so he can retire early. He’s one of an increasing number of millennials trying to join the so-called FIRE community, Weiss wrote. Successful early retirees have told […]
A 36-year-old New York lawyer who makes $270,000 says he lives off rice and beans so he can save 70% of his salary. He’s part of a growing movement of pinching pennies to retire early.
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Two world travellers who retired at 31 as millionaires say there’s a ‘dark side’ to early retirement. Here’s how they tackled the 3 biggest downsides.

There’s a “dark side” to early retirement, according to Kristy Shen and Bryce Leung, authors of “Quit Like a Millionaire.” People typically have three common fears about retiring early, they said: running out of money, loss of community, and loss of identity. By employing specific savings strategies, attending conferences and […]
Two world travellers who retired at 31 as millionaires say there’s a ‘dark side’ to early retirement. Here’s how they tackled the 3 biggest downsides.
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Mini-retirements can help prevent burnout, but returning to the workforce afterward can be tough. Here’s how to pull it off, from 4 people who have actually done it.

Returning to the rat race after a mini-retirement can be intimidating. Before taking a mini-retirement, you should make sure you’re good at your job and talk to your boss about opportunities for returning or working part-time. You should also leverage your contacts during your mini-retirement and consider working for yourself […]
Mini-retirements can help prevent burnout, but returning to the workforce afterward can be tough. Here’s how to pull it off, from 4 people who have actually done it.