This can be done easily by taking your annual expenses and multiplying that by 25.
If we use the safe-withdrawal rate of 4% we can figure out how much less you need to save up.
We have our financial goals in place, and we have a good amount of retirement savings before we hit our Barista FIRE.
There are so many opportunities that await. You can leave your job and start looking for projects that pay and excite you.
At this point, you are not retired. A lot of people want to be fully financially independent, but being Barista FIRE you are like 75% of the way there. You still need to work.