You could retire now if you slashed your expenses.
I predict you won't retire at 51/46 or whatever you said because your expenses will continue to grow with your wealth.
$20 oil could also do a number on your Texas real estate holdings.
Liberty1100 wrote:I would suggest putting it down on the highest interest rate, the business loan. I would also be prepared to pay some taxes on that "income" of selling the house and not investing it all into the house.
555 wrote:I file in mid-January, as soon as IRS opens up e-filing. I have all my information by then, and the information never changes later. And I get a large refund, so I want it ASAP.
Leeraar wrote:Oh my, the games we play.
And, the life lessons we are teaching our children?
earlyout wrote:Is there anything in the U.S. that is taxed on a change in current market value? Paying taxes each year on the change in the market value of investments would certainly complicate tax planning.
killjoy2012 wrote:TravelforFun wrote: I just bought enough Euros for our next two trips.
From where? Unless you're already in Europe and can simply withdraw excess cash from an ATM over several days prior to leaving, you're likely looking at forex fees that could wipe out the "discount".