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Hi Kathy, and welcome to the ER Forum. I see from your profile that you live in California. We'd love to hear more about you! Are you already retired, or working and thinking about retirement, for example? Or, I am sure you can think of other things to say in order to introduce yourself to the forum. Thanks!
Happily retired since 2009, at age 61.
What part of the great state of "KellyFornia"? Sorry, to go somewhat political, couldn't resist since your name seems Irish. No need to give your exact PF numbers or location as some people do, just tell us what you feel comfortable saying and jump into other threads when you can.
Hi Kathy, welcome! Tell us a bit about yourself, don't be shy!
46 years old, single, no kids. Exited the job market in 2010 (age 36). Have lived solely off my investments since 2015 (age 41). No pensions.
Current AA: real estate 64% / equities 10% / fixed income 16% / cash 10%
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