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I think you are correct to a degree about FIRE- it is pretty simple.

When you are caught up in the initial phase of FIRE- it is very exciting. It is very engaging emotionally- because you realize both that there is a possible avenue to a new form of reality you had not really conceived of before- and that it is a REAL THING!

During this phase, I wrote and talked and wrote about it endlessly. (On all sorts of boards, both trying to convince others of its reality, its worth, and trying to understand it better).

However, 5 years later, that emotional grip of the early idea has died down to the reality of making choices about trips- how many vacations, where, how much to spend?

Also the reality of the health insurance issue which starts to loom larger than any other cost and lies in a space of huge, unknown, and difficult to wrap up in a neat package.

However, there are some interesting topics for sure that have not been explored. Some of these are:

- Creating a pattern of intergenerational wealth so that every descendant can FIRE.

- Hedging the investment strategy against possible FIRE threats. (Investing in health care products proportionally to offset healthcare costs).

- Dealing with the rising cost of fuel in a FIRE strategy.
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