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Old 07-14-2016, 09:42 PM   #221
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If I could convince my wife to sell this albatross of a house I would be perfectly content in a one bedroom oceanfront condo on the outer banks. Maybe one day. Nothing wrong with minimalist living.
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I agree. But, I raised the question in the spirit of the thread. And, I wanted to toss the wealthy guy in "to even things up."
The grocery store guy could probably buy 4 -5 years of not having to work at all for the $100K membership fee. As aaronc879 said any option is a valid choice depending on an individual's priorities.

We have considered moving to a beach condo, too. We have enjoyed renting small condos on vacation in Hawaii where we were outside most of the time anyway.
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Old 07-15-2016, 08:27 PM   #223
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I agree with what (most) people are saying - It is possible to live like a college student on a relatively small amount per year. You can do this if you only make $15 K a year or if you make $1.5MM/year.

THe difference is that the person who makes $1.5MM/year has the option to live differently from the college student lifestyle if they choose. That is where I want to be - if I want to live cheaply, great. But, if I want to splurge once in a while, moreso the better.
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