#24: After overcoming poverty, divorce and single motherhood, Jackie still reached FIRE in her 40s, making less than six figures. Jackie Cummings Koski shares how she reached financial independence in just 10 years, and retired in December 2019. Now, she’s following her dream of creating a financially literate society. Jackie talks about how she overcame poverty, became a 1st generation college graduate, learned how to save and invest, and taught her daughter about personal finance.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Why Jackie waited 2 years after FI to retire early
- How to get past the taboo and talk about money
- How Jackie’s path to FIRE differed from the norm
- How to teach others (especially your kids) about finance
- How to use early retirement to create a lasting legacy
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