Talk about real. FI is great to achieve but this is why everyday counts and why it’s important to know we’ve all have an expiry. Good to remind yourself from time to time and perhaps don’t sweat the details.
They also had four things in common:
They typically had a middle-class income (many reached a six-figure salary early in their career, and if they didn’t, they lived very frugally.)
They had a low cost of living and preferred to save, rather than spend lavishly.
They saved 20% or more of their income.
They started investing their savings early in life and continued to do so prudently for many years.
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By Guest Blogger Doug Rowat It’s been a great year for markets and most investors could probably rhyme off their 2019 winners at the drop of a hat—“my junior mining stocks are killing it!” It’s fun to brag. However, what’s less likely is that these same investors could tell you how these winning positions […]