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Old 07-28-2022, 06:25 AM   #601
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Congratulations to the milestones. Always exciting when a plan and goals are a reality.
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Old 08-11-2022, 09:01 AM   #602
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Not a financial milestone, but it's been one year since we left LA for Northern California to FIRE. Neither of us miss work, even if hers had become entirely WFH. We also dont miss the heat, smoke and traffic, but do miss the huge variety of restaurants, diverse neighborhoods, galleries and venues. Still, all in all, so far so good. There was never any doubt in my mind that the market would tank around the time we pulled the trigger, and right on schedule... Glad that was built into our plan.
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Old 08-15-2022, 08:43 AM   #603
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Not a financial milestone, but it's been one year since we left LA for Northern California to FIRE. Neither of us miss work, even if hers had become entirely WFH. We also dont miss the heat, smoke and traffic, but do miss the huge variety of restaurants, diverse neighborhoods, galleries and venues. Still, all in all, so far so good. There was never any doubt in my mind that the market would tank around the time we pulled the trigger, and right on schedule... Glad that was built into our plan.
What part of NorCal are you in that lacks a variety of restaurants?
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FIRECalc found that 0 cycles failed, for a success rate of 100.0%.
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FIRECalc found that 0 cycles failed, for a success rate of 100.0%.

At 55, we finally did it, 110k a year for my DW and I, shows 100% success rate.
Now begins the transition from working all the time to enjoying free time. It's strange that I feel a little uneasy about that, it is what I have been trying for all my carrier.
I guess it means I can give notice this year and finally be done.
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Old 09-07-2022, 12:58 PM   #605
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At 55, we finally did it, 110k a year for my DW and I, shows 100% success rate.
Now begins the transition from working all the time to enjoying free time. It's strange that I feel a little uneasy about that, it is what I have been trying for all my carrier.
I guess it means I can give notice this year and finally be done.
Congrats. What is your NW combined?
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Old 09-07-2022, 04:13 PM   #606
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At 55, we finally did it, 110k a year for my DW and I, shows 100% success rate.
Now begins the transition from working all the time to enjoying free time. It's strange that I feel a little uneasy about that, it is what I have been trying for all my carrier.
I guess it means I can give notice this year and finally be done.
Many congratulations ! You did pretty good and apprehension is natural.
Can you share what "withdrawal method" will generate $110K/Yrs? 4% from investments ? Annuity ? Bond Interest? Pension ? others ?
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Old 11-10-2022, 12:40 PM   #607
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Well, just passed $4M NW (again) today with the market bump and our house valuation still going up. It's not as much fun the second time, but still nice!
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Old 11-18-2022, 07:54 AM   #608
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Reached 400 grand in investments! Actually, we went on vacation for a week and came home richer than we left!

03-20-2015: 100,000
09-24-2018: 200,000
09-24-2019: 300,000
06-03-2021: 400,000
11-18-2022: Clawed back to 400,000. Still down a couple 10K from the peak despite significant investments in the last 1.5 years. Of course those 400,000 are now worth more like 350,000... Oh well.
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Old 11-18-2022, 08:01 AM   #609
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11-18-2022: Clawed back to 400,000. Still down a couple 10K from the peak despite significant investments in the last 1.5 years. Of course those 400,000 are now worth more like 350,000... Oh well.
You are doing great! Just keep clawing away and keep focused on the goal/plan you want to get too.

Again Great Job!
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Old 11-19-2022, 07:15 AM   #610
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11-18-2022: Clawed back to 400,000. Still down a couple 10K from the peak despite significant investments in the last 1.5 years. Of course those 400,000 are now worth more like 350,000... Oh well.
Congratulations! You are doing great. Donít get discouraged by temporary setbacks. Think of the big picture and how far you have come already. Keep up the good work. I look forward to hearing about your future progress reports.
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Old 11-19-2022, 10:17 AM   #611
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Thanks for the kind words, street and RxMan.
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Old 11-22-2022, 06:58 PM   #612
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I thought this thread would have been closed on 12/31/21?
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