Monday’s post about retirement benchmarks by age generated a lot of discussion. I think we all agree that few Americans have the sense to challenge our dubious cultural assumptions when it comes to personal finance.
It also caused me to look back on this post from 2017 when I did the math on how quickly one could retire by saving HALF of their income ….
Related: 50% Rule to Retire In 20 Years
I still hear from some of those newly-minted MBA hires that I mentioned in that post – more than 5 years later. Several remain Mr. Fire Station readers and drop me a note now and then to let me know how they are doing. I
t’s great to think that my Quixotic early FIRE escape from MegaCorp stuck with some of them and encouraged them to plan for the same.
HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!