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View Poll Results: What is your min $ amount to be FI according to FIREcalc?
< $200,000 4 2.52%
$200,001 - $299,999 4 2.52%
$300,000 - $399,999 4 2.52%
$400,000 - $499,999 4 2.52%
$500,000 - $599,999 4 2.52%
$600,000 - $699,999 8 5.03%
$700,000 - $799,999 7 4.40%
$800,000 - $899,999 5 3.14%
$900,000 - $999,999 1 0.63%
$1,000,000 - $1,249,999 19 11.95%
$1,250,000 - $1,499,999 8 5.03%
$1,500,000 - $1,749,999 15 9.43%
$1,750,000 - $1,999,999 9 5.66%
>$2,000,000 67 42.14%
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Old 02-02-2012, 10:27 AM   #61
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I hear ya, ERD50. ...

But just replying to let you know that no, you aren't crazy, I had the same thoughts.
Thanks, but don't assume I'm not crazy

But yes, my thoughts on this topic are not 'crazy'.

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So, should the question be reframed to, "What percentage of your annual income comes from your portfolio?"
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So, should the question be reframed to, "What percentage of your annual income comes from your portfolio?"
We've done the FIRE vs SIRE discussion a number of times and it's always interesting. And I think there's been a poll covering the "what percentage of your annual income comes from your portfolio" question but I can't find it. Maybe one of the mods knows where it is.
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So, should the question be reframed to, "What percentage of your annual income comes from your portfolio?"
For DW and me it's 100%.

If SS is still around for us in 12 - 15 years or so that's great although I'm not counting on it.

Yes, the poll is flawed. But most polls are in some way. Nearly every FI situation is different so it's difficult for me to imagine how a poll would cover all the variations. Brdofpray's "reframed" question does make the matter more much more direct.
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