$80k

How much money will we need each year in retirement?  That is the question we’ve struggled with the longest.  It is also a huge determinant of when you’ll be able to retire.  I can’t even say we’re done tweaking the number, but I can say we’re close and $80k feels about right.  80k is a big number with lots of play room in it.  But I still worry it’s not enough. Heath Care My biggest concern by far is heath care.  […]

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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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