Author Topic: How do you stay motivated to save?  (Read 16827 times)


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Re: How do you stay motivated to save?
« Reply #50 on: August 27, 2014, 07:46:38 PM »
Once I met my wife, moved into her home, combined our incomes and finances, it didn't take long to figure out that if we saved the bulk of our income (I think we have averaged around 70% savings rate over the past 10 years, 85% this past year) then it was likely we could retire early - unusually early in fact. Given that my job BS bucket has been slopping over the sides for the last several years, I haven't needed much help to keep me motivated. Almost there (12 work days left).

Man, you are so close!  I hope you will check in to the forums post FIRE and tell us how it is going.

It sounds like someone needs to start a new thread called "Jon Snow's 12 days of FIRE" or something like that similar to the 12 days of Christmas...or something along those lines. It would be interesting to read the reactions and the thought processes that occur right before entering know, to help out us OMY'ers.