The Escape Artist’s FI-o-MeterTM spreadsheet is a simple model that allows you to plug in your own age, income, savings and investment assumptions and then spits out how long it will be until you achieve Financial Independence.
Have a play with the assumptions: its instructive to see how the age at which FI is achieved varies in response. Remember that, like all models, it represents a simplification of real life…just like all maps are simplified versions of the real world.
There is no need to email me or comment below saying that you disagree with the input assumptions. You can easily just change them yourself and see what happens.
The maths is simple and the results may surprise you. But the numbers do not lie.