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Mr. FiT

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Name:
FIRE in Thailand
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Thailand, FIRE, retire early Thailand, retiring in Thailand, financially independent, taxes in Thailand, tax-deductible investments, cost of living Thailand, visas Thailand, investment scams Thailand, 4% rule
Start Year:
2018

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Location:
Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

Jordan Peterson has helped me understand how FIRE - Financially Independent / Retire Early fits into the world. I have gone from debt collectors hassling me to being just a few years away from financial independence. During that journey, my world-view changed dramatically and became more balanced. The post How Jordan Peterson Helped Me Understand FIRE appeared first on FIRE in Thailand. ...
Posted: Sep 20 2018 @ 11:19 PM
Many early retirees in Thailand take advantage of geographic arbitrage to lower their living expenses, but some of them are living on the edge of financial disaster. The post LeanFIRE: Living On the Edge of Disaster appeared first on FIRE in Thailand. ...
Posted: Aug 14 2018 @ 11:12 PM
Here are the five most important steps you need to follow to ensure financial success while living and working in Thailand. The post 5 Steps to Financial Success in Thailand appeared first on FIRE in Thailand. ...
Posted: Aug 07 2018 @ 10:16 PM
A group of Thai teachers is threatening to stop paying back loans to protest increasing interest rates. Many are barely able to make their minimum payments at current rates and any increase could force them to default. Thai teachers can make over 75,000B (2,260 USD) per month, so how did they get into this situation? The post Thai Teachers Need A Lesson In FIRE appeared first on FIRE in Thailand. ...
Posted: Aug 01 2018 @ 2:56 AM
What would you do if you only had a few years to live? Would you travel and visit the great wonders of the world? Would you spend as much time as possible with your family? Or would you live your life normally until you couldn't? What about moving to Thailand to enjoy your last dying days? The post Stage IV: A FIRE In Thailand Novel appeared first on FIRE in Thailand. ...
Posted: Jul 22 2018 @ 10:15 PM
Imagine you are a high-level economic minister in any government in the world. Let's say you are given the task of improving a certain industry and are holding a brainstorming session with other economists. All ideas, no matter how crazy, are on the table. Which ones would you consider? The post Trade Wars Are Easy To Win: Thai Style appeared first on FIRE in Thailand. ...
Posted: Jul 16 2018 @ 3:14 AM
I recently read an article on Bloomberg about the downfall of Sweden's cradle-to-grave welfare system. It made me think about what I would do if I was in Sweden, and it dawned on me I had considered the same question a few years ago while living through the political protests in Thailand. Only this time I found the answer - FIRE (Financially Independent / Retire Early). The post When Good Countries ...
Posted: Jul 11 2018 @ 10:18 PM
"Liquor, ladies, and leverage" are often quoted by Warren Buffet and Charlie Munger as the only three ways a smart person can go broke. Let's add a 4th L-word: Lodging. I am about to do the unthinkable – The post Buying a Condo on Margin – Financial Brilliance or Suicide? appeared first on FIRE in Thailand. ...
Posted: Jun 19 2018 @ 10:39 PM
"Hello handsome man, where you go?" Expats and tourists in Thailand have heard that compliment countless times. In the past, bar girls easily charmed unsuspecting guys into parting with their hard-earned money. Nowadays, most guys just laugh and keep walking. Like it or not, Thailand is changing. The post Why FIRE Is Better Than A Bar Girl appeared first on FIRE in Thailand. ...
Posted: May 27 2018 @ 8:17 AM
Nothing brings out more animosity among expats in Thailand than investing and financial advisors. Independent financial advisors in Thailand have the shameful reputation of being some of the most immoral in the world, and that reputation is often well-deserved. The post How to Avoid Investment Scams in Thailand appeared first on FIRE in Thailand. ...
Posted: May 18 2018 @ 2:19 AM

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