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Old 02-09-2019, 12:00 PM   #161
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Franklin, just as a reference you might find relevant:

- we have the same assets as you do, with paper assets about 50/50 overall
- expensive personal real estate in a HCOL place;
- about 10 years younger;
- I make (made) the same level of income you do, with SAHW. I could have continued at this level for a number of additional years and chose not to.

Decided on enough. Planned carefully and got educated and went DIY for control.

We are living 100% on income from our capital base, endowment style. We intend to never spend capital. Just our preferred approach. This approach dictates our very generous yearly net income and spend levels.

Spouse 100% educated in all of this and onboard.

We have very good expense tracking (not budgeting, not needed). Very high confidence level as a result.

There are many of us in your position. Scale/perceived levels of wealth donít ease fear or the risk of regret. Planning, knowledge and experience do.

Congratulations and good luck!

Iím reasonably sure I will not ever have another ďjobĒ. But do have strong portfolio of personal, professional, with spouse-partner, charitable, travel, fitness and other activities underway and planned.
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Old 02-09-2019, 12:37 PM   #162
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Wow.... I did learn from this thread. Two new words I never heard before... Jobby & Humblebrag. Thanks!
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Old 02-11-2019, 09:39 AM   #163
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At first I was like, "W T F"

But then I thought about it some more. You're being offered approx 3 million US for 2 years of work. That's an insane amount of money. Obviously what you do is of high value to somebody. You must be very good at whatever you do. I would recommend that you take the job offer. It sounds like your skillset will make a big difference. Even if you become a CEO just to gut a company out for a takeover, the company was going to do it anyways, with or without you. Just do it.
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