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orangenotebook

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What's next? Investing in yourself
« on: June 02, 2019, 07:25:44 AM »
Thanks all!
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Re: What's next? Investing in yourself
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2019, 08:58:31 AM »
Review the sticky thread on investment order: https://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/investor-alley/investment-order/

After that, it REALLY is that simple! 

Note that your savings rate is the primary driver of your retirement date, and not your rate of return.

If you are worried about becoming bored, develop a side hustle you can carry into RE.

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Re: What's next? Investing in yourself
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2019, 02:16:30 PM »
- Engaged and going to buy a house sometime in 2020 (20% down)

Congrats on doing well and your engagement!

Biggest thing you can do at the moment to sabotage your future is to marry the wrong person.   2nd biggest thing is to fail to keep the right person happy and wanting to be married to you.

Those are both financial and happyness risks.

Is your fiance frugal, average or a spendthrift?

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Re: What's next? Investing in yourself
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2019, 03:42:25 PM »

Indeed, the lasting marriage is important and can be a huge booster towards FI vs. being single.  Was just discussing that in this thread:

https://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/personals/challenges-to-fi-as-a-single-person/msg2386738/#new