Episode 147: Interview with Chris Mamula, Author of Choose FI


Sep 25 2020 • 32 mins

Today's guest is Chris Mamula, author of the book Choose FI. Chris and Dawn talk about FIRE, the importance of being a "valuist," rethinking college, and how to travel for less. Chris Mamula used principles of traditional retirement planning, combined with creative lifestyle design, to retire from a career as a physical therapist at age 41. After poor experiences with the financial industry early in his professional life, he educated himself on investing and tax planning. Now he draws on his experience to write about wealth building, DIY investing, financial planning, early retirement, and lifestyle design at Can I Retire Yet? Chris has been featured on MarketWatch, Morningstar, U.S. News & World Report, and Business Insider. He is also the primary author of the book Choose FI: Your Blueprint to Financial Independence. You can reach him at chris@caniretireyet.com. Blog: https://www.caniretireyet.com/   Show transcript: Hey there. I'm Dawn Starks, author of