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Forum: Other topics 11-24-2018, 12:42 AM
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Posted By vtd0918
Did I miss this sale already? I canít find it on...

Did I miss this sale already? I canít find it on amazon anymore.
Forum: Hi, I am... 08-19-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,215
Posted By vtd0918
I planned on 2032 at 45 but who knows 2030 can be...

I planned on 2032 at 45 but who knows 2030 can be my year if Iím lucky enough to have Mr. Market keep going up. Iím in to keep me motivated and I like reading other peopleís journey to hit 2030.
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-02-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 28,344
Posted By vtd0918
I am waiting to know this piece as well. I max...

I am waiting to know this piece as well. I max out my 457b and 401k for a total of $36k ($37k next year) but if itís combined with this new tax bill that would be a total bummer for me. I guess I...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-18-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 482,327
Posted By vtd0918
Photography is one thing on my list to conquer....

Photography is one thing on my list to conquer. Posting to follow.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-13-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,485
Posted By vtd0918
Posting to follow

Posting to follow
Forum: Hi, I am... 11-08-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
Thanks everyone for their kind suggestions and...

Thanks everyone for their kind suggestions and advice. I️ am so grateful for everyone on this forum who have similar end goal to FIRE. I️ appreciate all the posts and replies since I️ know it takes...
Forum: Hi, I am... 11-02-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
In this case savings to my 457/401 and taxable...

In this case savings to my 457/401 and taxable account would alleviate this worry in the future if thereís any chance I wonít see a pension in 25 years. :)
Forum: Hi, I am... 11-02-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
Thank you for putting our numbers into this...

Thank you for putting our numbers into this perspective. I guess itís our safety net to save more now since we can than later on when unexpected expenses comes up or even just life gets more...
Forum: Hi, I am... 11-02-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
I guess I never really thought about others...

I guess I never really thought about others seeing it in this way. SO always tells me Iím the smart one when it comes to our finances so he agrees with everything and never disagrees to our plans.
Forum: Hi, I am... 11-02-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
I agree with Rodi. Iím with CalPers. I believe...

I agree with Rodi. Iím with CalPers. I believe for anyone who was hired after 2013 their retirement age is 62 years old. I was hired back in 2007 and mine is 2% at 55 but the earliest I can go is 50...
Forum: Hi, I am... 11-02-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
Yes we live in the heart of the capitol. Prices...

Yes we live in the heart of the capitol. Prices have been creeping up steadily here and I have heard many around me say rent is getting too expensive. We will eventually get married. We have agreed...
Forum: Hi, I am... 10-29-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
I meant 20% but it will take us about another 1.5...

I meant 20% but it will take us about another 1.5 years to meet this goal since we will need some cushion for new home furnishings.
Forum: Hi, I am... 10-29-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
Edit- oops I meant to say 20% not 40%. A decent...

Edit- oops I meant to say 20% not 40%. A decent house around here is $350k.
Forum: Hi, I am... 10-29-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
We live a decent lifestyle now. Iím not missing...

We live a decent lifestyle now. Iím not missing out on anything. I mean I can sure travel more but with limited vacation time and wanting to slow travel I wouldnít be satisfied with only two weeks of...
Forum: Hi, I am... 10-29-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
The increase is actually $1000 not $500. In my...

The increase is actually $1000 not $500. In my original post I said we currently live on $2k a month but expect $3k after home purchase. The current $2k has a lot of extras like eating out everyday...
Forum: Hi, I am... 10-29-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
Yes $25k a year is more than enough with our...

Yes $25k a year is more than enough with our current lifestyle. This is due to not owning a home. We live with SOís parents. We are fortunate and thankful for their generosity that they only wanted...
Forum: Hi, I am... 10-29-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
You are definitely right with regards to me...

You are definitely right with regards to me worrying about ďwhenĒ to retire. We are truly blessed with our current lifestyle being able to eat well, travel here and there, but most importantly being...
Forum: Hi, I am... 10-29-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
SO wages is our current living expenses. I donít...

SO wages is our current living expenses. I donít feel like weíre missing out on anything. We live a happy life and only cut back on travel but other than this one area we quite blessed. The reason...
Forum: Hi, I am... 10-27-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,994
Posted By vtd0918
Am I saving too much?

30F making $84k per year as a government employee for the State of California. SO is 32 and makes $25k a year which we are using his income for our current monthly living expenses. We have a 8 year...
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