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Old 06-29-20, 08:48 AM
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Originally Posted by TakingMyTime View Post
Yep, it's really not as hard as everyone seems to imagine it to be. Make a few good decisions and you can live a good life. Maybe even retire early. I always like the saying "Life is hard, but it's harder if you're stupid".
The mistake i regret the most is being way too conservative with my retirement savings investment early on. Had I taken average risk, I might have been able to retire by now (age 55). The real issue is benefits. I have a darn good package through work, including medical with a $1,500 deductible and a $5,000 yearly out of pocket maximum. That's a tough nut to give up. Hoping this country gets universal care in the next five year because I highly doubt I will work beyond 60.
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