Join Early Retirement Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Re: Maximum $$$ Saved in any given year
Old 07-30-2006, 09:34 PM   #21
Alan's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: N. Yorkshire
Posts: 25,273
Re: Maximum $$$ Saved in any given year

Best year for me was $118K 3 years ago. The following year $98K, then DW ER'd. Still managed $85k last year and on target for similar this year. - very dependent on my bonus.

Retired in Jan, 2010 at 55, moved to England in May 2016
Enough private pension and SS income to cover all needs
Alan is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Re: Maximum $$$ Saved in any given year
Old 07-31-2006, 11:58 AM   #22
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 1,318
Re: Maximum $$$ Saved in any given year

Originally Posted by mosaic
2005 was exellent yr for me. Maybe saved 60k canadian then went on a four month holiday/ home build in Bali...
Where is you home on Bali? Is it up near Ubud? or more coastal? We were there 20 years ago and really enjoyed the area around Ubud -- wonder what housing with a view costs in that part of the world these days?

In answer to the original post: 1999 was (and will remain) the biggest year of income-- capital gains-- in my life as I sold stock from the sale of my company into an overheated market. It was many times my annual income that year, and essentially made a comfortable ER possible for us in one swell foop. (We could have done a bare bones early retirement without that year's gains, but I'm not sure we could have gone down that road and been happy with it)

ER for 10 years; living off 4.3% of savings (and a few book royalties ;-)
ESRBob is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
When within a year... Rich_by_the_Bay FIRECalc support 4 01-20-2007 06:31 AM
What a difference a year makes daystar Young Dreamers 9 12-15-2006 09:45 PM
FireCalc: Year 1, 2, etc kat FIRE and Money 16 02-02-2006 10:41 AM
Planning to ER next year, in my 30s. IDunno Hi, I am... 27 02-21-2005 05:09 PM
How should I invest my savings? dante60093 FIRE and Money 69 07-12-2004 03:46 PM

» Quick Links

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:17 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.