FIRE community: jocks or nerds of personal finance?

When I was trawling Instagram a couple of days ago, I came across a post where someone was saying they couldn’t imagine taking 15 years to dedicate themselves to a financial goal.

Unfortunately, they said it was too hard — so they were throwing in the towel. They were going back to minimal savings, and back to a life of wining and dining. The home loan and retirement is a