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Old 03-13-2011, 09:16 PM   #21
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Lots of similarities for me. Technical undergrad degree with MBA. Did an executive program so for 18 months I was technically both a full-time employee (in a somewhat demanding job) and a full-time student (as well as a husband and dad). In retrospect, an incredible experience.

Ditto on the value thing - I think my employer values me because I call it like I see it and have a pretty good batting average of making the right call and doing the right thing even when it is not the easiest or most popular thing to do.
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I just worked in factories all my life. I'm not sure if the term "career" would apply....... But it did get me to FIRE!
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I just worked in factories all my life. I'm not sure if the term "career" would apply....... But it did get me to FIRE!
I'm sure we all had different paths to FI. What are the common denominators? I suspect they include LBYM, steady savings, prudent investments and not doing anything too crazy from the stories of other I have seen.
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