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Captures the truths and dispels the myths of the growing culture known as FIRE: Financial Independence Retire Early
Captures the truths and dispels the myths of the growing culture known as FIRE: Financial Independence Retire Early
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    5 Spot

    This means the world to us because we know every dollar can be traded for time. We value your time and ours. As sincere as a kickstarter backer level thank you can be…. THANK YOU 🙏 . Share your twitter handle with us, we will be sure to shout you fam.

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    Lean FIRE

    We’ve self funded to this point, and deferred salaries to make this thing happen. It’s a tad ironic that we are pursuing financial independence and not making money. We understand that. Please…please help. We’ve made a huge mistake :)

    You'll get EXCLUSIVE WEEKLY BACKER UPDATES from us through the rest of this project. And we don’t mean lame every few months “oh we’ve been busy” updates. We’re talking updates from our director, cast members and constant communication on developments in licensing deals, press, screening tours etc. that you won’t get anywhere else.

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    FIRE

    Let’s cut straight to the chase here. You are getting early access to the MOVIE and EXCLUSIVE WEEKLY BACKER UPDATES.

    ** This stream will be available PRIOR to the official general release, for a limited timeframe - TBD based on our premiere and general release. Backers will get exclusive updates as we get closer to our release, and will receive a private email link with instructions on how to view. **

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    Fat FIRE

    You like to live it up. Living large and in charge. Well, we can dance. We aren’t afraid. You are getting early access to the MOVIE, early access to the DIGITAL or AUDIO BOOK and EXCLUSIVE WEEKLY BACKER UPDATES.

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    Barista FIRE

    Get your mits on this exclusive coffee mug, limited only to the Kickstarter. Be an OG on the coffee scene, impress your friends and get your camping on. Also includes everything from the FAT FIRE level.

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    Mustachian

    Here we are offering a custom bag to add to your favorite mode of transportation. Perfect for keys, wallets, phones and bottle openers. Also includes everything from the FAT FIRE level.

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    Game Night

    What’s better than you own custom deck of playing cards to encourage “a nice night in”? We will do limited runs of these, so get your hands on them now. Also includes everything from the FAT FIRE level.

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    Travel Hacker

    We see you, you travel hacker you. We know you have a million travel points banked, and can’t wait to take a free vacation to the Bahamas. More money for cocktails! Well, we kept you in mind too. Your luggage is ready for a little spice. Get this exclusive, custom leather luggage tag to ensure you end up at home with that favorite shirt you found at the local thrift shop. And nod to the passerby as you notice theirs. Also includes everything from the FAT FIRE level.

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    Stick to it

    Stick these buggers everywhere, let's get people talking about FI. You'll receive a sticker pack with 5-7 stickers. Also includes everything from the FAT FIRE level.

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    Hollywood (on a budget)!

    Here is your chance to be acknowledged in your future favorite film! We can't do with without the community, and we love giving credit where credit is due! Back us on this level and we will include your name in the credit roll at the end of the film! Also includes everything from the FAT FIRE level.

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    FU Money

    You’ve already FI’d out, or you are damn close. And its about time you indulge a bit. Why not use that spending money to support your favorite FIRE project? This level gets you a credit in the film, early access to the movie, early access to the digital or audio book and EXCLUSIVE WEEKLY BACKER UPDATES. Additionally, you’ll receive a care package with 1 of every item previously mentioned and a personal hand written thank you from us!

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    Mini- Chautauqua

    A very special backer level, you will join the unique Mad FIentist, Director Travis Shakespeare and Scott and Taylor on a mini-chautauqua. In this one day vacation, we will spend the day together starting with breakfast, activities, and a presentation from the man himself, the Mad FIentist. After lunch, you’ll get one on one time to check your math, ask questions and seek advice, and there may even be some surprise guests to join in. We will cap off the day with another adventure and a fancy dinner while enjoying a private screening of the movie and nightcap with cocktails and dreams. This is going to be a fun one! Location & details TBD based on backer locations and all parties availability.

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    FIRE Starter

    Hi there you Associate Producer you. Back us at this level, and you’ll also be enabling us to indulge in our favorite collaborators to create custom scores, Hollywood blockbuster level editors, colorists and sound mixers. This will catch the eyes of the people on top, who decide which films are worth supporting. And thus, the FIRE will spread. Plus, you will become part of the team! You can choose to be acknowledged in the credits, and invited to join us at any event, with VIP status anytime and anywhere. You'll get the insider scoop and be listed on IMDB as our award-winning film rolls out across America. PLUS VIP tickets to our premiere and after-party. Also includes everything in our FU Money level. Want to pledge at this level (or above), but have something else in mind as a special reward? No problem! Contact us at hello@playingwithfire.co to talk more!

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    Afford Anything

    The ever inspiring and amazingly generous Paula Pant will personally coach you through any of your financial ailments. She will offer a minimum of an hour of her guidance over Skype with a personal touch only she can deliver. If you happen to find yourself in Las Vegas, she will meet you in person if you like! You’ll also receive early access to the movie, early access to the digital or audio book and EXCLUSIVE WEEKLY BACKER UPDATES and a personal hand written thank you from us!

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    The FIRE is Spreading

    Fan of the ChooseFI podcast? Brad and Jonathan want to up the ante. First, you will have the chance to tackle the Friday Roundup “Hot Seat” on iTunes #10 ranked personal finance podcast. Whether you are a fan of the show or a new blogger looking to kickstart some exposure, this is your chance to shine in the spotlight. But wait, there’s more! You’ll also receive early access to the movie, early access to the digital or audio book and EXCLUSIVE WEEKLY BACKER UPDATES and a personal hand written thank you from us!

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    The Simple Path to Wealth

    JL Collins wrote THE book on FIRE’s favorite investment vehicle, low cost index funds. But perhaps you have questions regarding asset allocation, market timing, or maybe you want to have a healthy debate! This is your chance to talk directly to the man, the myth and the legend himself. You’ll have the chance to spend an hour, over Skype, picking his brain, hearing light-hearted jokes at your expense and being completely enlightened by our favorite investment expert. You’ll also receive early access to the movie, early access to the digital or audio book and EXCLUSIVE WEEKLY BACKER UPDATES and a personal hand written thank you from us!

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    Your Money or Your Life

    Many people began their FIRE journey through the amazing book, Your Money or Your Life. Why not use this opportunity to thank one of the authors, Vicki Robin. Vicki has transformed so many lives, and we can say from experience, an hour with her will undoubtedly leave you enlightened, engaged and inspired. You’ll have the chance to spend an hour, over Skype, learning from the poet of life energy herself. You’ll also receive early access to the movie, early access to the digital or audio book and EXCLUSIVE WEEKLY BACKER UPDATES and a personal hand written thank you from us!

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    Community Above All

    Enjoy a trifecta experience, 1 hr consultations with Paula Pant, JL Collins and a chance to tackle the hot seat on ChooseFI! This is a bundle you’ll never find again. You’ll also receive the "FU Money" goodies bundle, early access to the movie, early access to the digital or audio book and EXCLUSIVE WEEKLY BACKER UPDATES and a personal hand written thank you from us!

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