This article is a summary of a YouTube video "How We Retired Early In Portugal" by CNBC Make It

How We Retired Early and Achieved Financial Independence

TLDRLearn how Amon and Christina Browning retired early and achieved financial independence through strategic planning, intentional sacrifices, real estate investments, and diversifying their portfolio. They share their journey and the importance of educating the next generation about money.

Key insights

🏦Amon and Christina Browning achieved financial independence through strategic planning and intentional short-term sacrifices.

🏠Real estate investments played a crucial role in their journey to early retirement and financial independence.

🍽️Living rent and mortgage-free by renting out properties on Airbnb enabled them to save and invest more.

💰They focused on saving up to 70% of their income and invested the money to build generational wealth.

🌍They relocated to Portugal to take advantage of the affordable housing market and enjoy a relaxed and fulfilling early retirement lifestyle.

Q&A

How did Amon and Christina achieve financial independence?

Amon and Christina achieved financial independence through strategic planning, intentional sacrifices, real estate investments, and diversifying their portfolio.

What role did real estate investments play in their early retirement?

Real estate investments played a crucial role in their journey to early retirement and financial independence.

How did they live rent and mortgage-free?

By renting out their properties on Airbnb, they were able to cover the mortgage costs and live rent and mortgage-free.

How much of their income did they save?

They saved up to 70% of their income and invested the money to build generational wealth.

Why did they choose to retire in Portugal?

Amon and Christina relocated to Portugal to take advantage of the affordable housing market and enjoy a relaxed and fulfilling early retirement lifestyle.

Timestamped Summary

00:01Amon and Christina Browning never envisioned living in another country and retiring early.

00:10They achieved financial independence through strategic planning and intentional short-term sacrifices.

00:30Real estate investments played a crucial role in their early retirement journey.

02:23Living rent and mortgage-free by renting out properties on Airbnb enabled them to save and invest more.

04:08They focused on saving up to 70% of their income and investing the money to build generational wealth.

08:35Amon and Christina relocated to Portugal to take advantage of the affordable housing market and enjoy a relaxed early retirement lifestyle.

09:16They enjoy quality time with each other and their children in their early retirement.

10:28Amon and Christina want others to know that achieving financial independence opens up many fulfilling options in life.