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Shuman4413

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How much is your monthly budget during FIRE
« on: October 02, 2018, 09:09:14 AM »
Does anywhere here live on 2k or less a month with wife and kids?

terran

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Re: How much is your monthly budget during FIRE
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2018, 09:44:53 AM »
Here's a current thread in the Post-Fire forum you might find helpful: https://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/post-fire/so-how-much-does-it-really-cost-to-live-early-retired/

jim555

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Re: How much is your monthly budget during FIRE
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2018, 10:28:29 AM »
I do, but no wife and kids.

Shuman4413

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Re: How much is your monthly budget during FIRE
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2018, 10:36:35 AM »
can you post your monthly spending in categories?

jim555

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Re: How much is your monthly budget during FIRE
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2018, 10:47:13 AM »
About $200 a month for food.  $0 for healthcare.  Paid off condo so just taxes and maintenance.  Auto insurance, liability only.  Gas, minimal since I walk most places.  Don't want to get into more details but under $16k.

Shuman4413

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Re: How much is your monthly budget during FIRE
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2018, 11:01:30 AM »
awesome sounds great good for you!! how long have you been fire?

jim555

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Re: How much is your monthly budget during FIRE
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2018, 11:07:53 AM »
4 years.  Expenses are even to lower since I started.