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by JonnyM
Thu Jul 22, 2004 12:14 pm
Forum: FIRE Board
Topic: Getting of the hamster wheel
Replies: 16
Views: 9619

Curious about those of you that are close and vasilating on the edge of ER. Would the decision be easier if you were approaching a specific payout, i.e. a certain permanent income forever after rather than trying to achieve a nebulous large pot of money that you will then draw from at what you "...
by JonnyM
Tue Jun 29, 2004 6:49 am
Forum: FIRE Board
Topic: FI or RE
Replies: 12
Views: 7784

I think that FI before ER is a good idea but there was a person at REHP-TMF doing it the other way. I am more of a FI person, willing to continue working past the point where I could RE because: 1. I like working- much of the time. 2. Like the idea of being able to lower my withdrawal rate. 3. Want...
by JonnyM
Mon Jun 28, 2004 10:19 am
Forum: FIRE Board
Topic: FIRE - how did YOU start?
Replies: 6
Views: 5619

It was a completely independent family decision. I was 43 1/2, she 43, and we were recently recovered from being penniless after our respective relationship splits. We both discovered we had our DBP retirements intact with no possibility of our Ex's ever touching those assets. Upon further investiga...