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Old 07-04-2013, 07:30 PM   #1
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Add one more to the Class of 2013

Though the thread title could also be "Here's to hoping FIREcalc and every other calculator I've found isn't lying to me"

Started from nothing, saved up over the years as a business owner, lived below my means, calling it a day with $4.5M'ish (all properly asset allocated and plenty of time to ride out market cycles).

Medical is covered through the VA (free) and Tricare/Johns Hopkins as a backup ($500/yr/family). In addition to the nest egg I receive a pension at $1,800 month tax free. Save for the $229k mortgage balance, I'm debt free right now.

Retirement for good? Highly unlikely since I just turned 34 last month, but financially independent where I can work where/what I want to do without being tied into something I don't care to do.

Keep at it fellow Young Dreamers (in that forum). It may seem daunting at times, but it's possible to do.
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