Author Topic: I just bought 2 days per year of free life, indefinitely. 363 to go.  (Read 85824 times)

Dicey

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Re: I just bought 2 days per year of free life, indefinitely. 363 to go.
« Reply #350 on: October 03, 2018, 08:21:59 AM »
@Dicey this bad boy -- http://engaging-data.com/freedom-calculator/#calendarupdate
I agree it's a thing of beauty, but it's not mine. I believe the credit belongs to @CCCA. Let's see if this ping solves the mystery.

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Re: I just bought 2 days per year of free life, indefinitely. 363 to go.
« Reply #351 on: October 03, 2018, 02:28:04 PM »
@Dicey this bad boy -- http://engaging-data.com/freedom-calculator/#calendarupdate
I agree it's a thing of beauty, but it's not mine. I believe the credit belongs to @CCCA. Let's see if this ping solves the mystery.


Thanks Dicey and david, yes that is mine.  It was inspired by the folks on this thread, as I just joined halfway through and thought, "that'd make a good interactive calculator". Subsequently, I've built a few others (as you can see in my sig). 

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Re: I just bought 2 days per year of free life, indefinitely. 363 to go.
« Reply #352 on: October 08, 2018, 03:26:04 PM »
There should be a lot of changes in the next year; baby #2, SL paid off, new job (fingers crossed), DH company continue to grow, etc.  Some of these might not be so great for this number in the short term (baby #2, SL pay off) but we will see.  Hopefully, this number starts speeding up (increased contributions & compounding interest) because 0.5 days per month = an unacceptable  amount of work left for me.

At $60k/year and only looking a 401k/IRA. 

Jan-17 = 17 days
Aug-17 = 21.7 days
Sept-17 = 22.05 days
Nov-17 = 23.03 days
Dec-17 = 23.71 days
Jan-18 = 25 days
May-18 = 27 days
Jul-18 = 28 days
Aug-18 = 29 days
Sept-18 = 29 days

At the mercy of the market.  Seems like it was flat in Sept, the only increase I can see is my contributions, and so far October is sending me backwards.

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Re: I just bought 2 days per year of free life, indefinitely. 363 to go.
« Reply #353 on: November 08, 2018, 08:37:12 AM »
1/2018: January 13
4/2018: January 18
7/2018: January 22
9/2018: January 27
10/2018: January 29

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Re: I just bought 2 days per year of free life, indefinitely. 363 to go. Lot
« Reply #354 on: November 11, 2018, 05:33:38 PM »
Based on $40,000 annual spending.  So about $2700 per day.
31 forever days.  1 month down 11 to go.

34 days.

I do like this concept, but seems like it will take forever. However, a lot can and most certainly will change over the next few years.

Looks like itís been about a year since I posted here.  Iím now at 38 days, but Iím basing my number on $50k per year rather than $40k. Last month I was at 40 days, darn market correction.

6 day increase (sept 17 to sept 18) in a year isnít good. Even worse 4 day increase from sept 17 to oct 18.  Good thing Iím in it for the long haul.

Ive increased my saving rate this last couple months.  So it will get better.