No need to stress when you don’t need to work

I don’t think of myself as a stressy person in general.  I take some things seriously but usually don’t stress too much.  Anyway, on 8/22/2016 my wife and I made a number of decisions (read about it at The Mission if you haven’t).  On that day we decided first and foremost to get serious about retiring ASAP.  We went on to decide that we would need 80k a year and $2.5 million in total to feel comfortable.  Large numbers to be sure.  […]

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The Mission

Since we were married, Mrs. ExitYoung and I would occasionally look at budgets and discuss income, spending, retirement.  What do we want to do when we retire?  Travel the world of course.  Isn’t that what people do when they retire after all?  Ok so we need $100 to $150k+ per year in retirement.  That’s somewhere from $4 million to $5 million to get there safely right?  4 percent rule be darned (I’ll get more into this later).  Our retirement planning was […]

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