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Around the Internet => Antimustachian Wall of Shame and Comedy => Topic started by: theconcierge on June 17, 2014, 04:26:41 AM

Title: earn 400K and "want to retire by 65"
Post by: theconcierge on June 17, 2014, 04:26:41 AM
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/money/planning/prepare-to-retire-debtfree-20140604-zrwgi.html

Was just reading this in our local paper. Imagine what people here could do with that type of money!
Title: Re: earn 400K and "want to retire by 65"
Post by: warfreak2 on June 17, 2014, 04:31:09 AM
Uh, yeah. Retire after one year.
Title: Re: earn 400K and "want to retire by 65"
Post by: marty998 on June 17, 2014, 04:42:33 AM
I'll have some of that
Title: Re: earn 400K and "want to retire by 65"
Post by: Ozstache on June 17, 2014, 05:21:24 AM
Reminds me of my older former boss, earning squillions between he and his wife but still with a large mortgage and unwilling to pull back on the lifestyle to which their income has them accustomed. He is still working and I am not. Nuff said!
Title: Re: earn 400K and "want to retire by 65"
Post by: theconcierge on June 17, 2014, 05:31:23 AM
amazing huh.

I can see how it happens. If you told me 10 years ago what I was earning today I would have told you I would have loaded. Problem was, as I earnt more I spent more - i'd imagine it would keep going if you made 300k.

Lucky I woke up!



Title: Re: earn 400K and "want to retire by 65"
Post by: Wildflame on June 17, 2014, 10:01:25 AM
The AFR has some gems from time to time, too:

http://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/antimustachian-wall-of-shame-and-comedy/high-income-earners-getting-their-finances-sorted!/msg200575/#msg200575 (http://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/antimustachian-wall-of-shame-and-comedy/high-income-earners-getting-their-finances-sorted!/msg200575/#msg200575)