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by Bravo
Fri May 26, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Quickest Path to Financial Independence
Replies: 27
Views: 4779

Re: Quickest Path to Financial Independence

@wolf359 Thank you for your time and kindness. Not only is your answer educational but your insight presents an alternative way of thinking this through. I can't believe how well you have been able to define my predicament: I AM AN ARTIST ASPIRING TO BE A CAPITALIST I had never looked at it that way...
by Bravo
Wed May 24, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Quickest Path to Financial Independence
Replies: 27
Views: 4779

Re: Quickest Path to Financial Independence

Thanks guys. I got my answer. There are a few fixed income with principal growth options at Vanguard. One would need around $2 millions. The starting monthly payout would be $6,103 (that's $73,236/year) This is by roughly applying the 4% rule. Here is a very useful link from Vanguard to help anyone ...
by Bravo
Mon May 22, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Quickest Path to Financial Independence
Replies: 27
Views: 4779

Re: Quickest Path to Financial Independence

Thank you guys. I will start doing some research on VSMGX. Any other Vanguard set-and-forget type of funds I should look at? I guess the initial capital consensus from what I was able to gather from the replies given me is around $3M. $3M in VSMGX and I can unplug? ...promise? As a side note, I'll p...
by Bravo
Mon May 22, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Quickest Path to Financial Independence
Replies: 27
Views: 4779

Re: Quickest Path to Financial Independence

Thank you very much for your time and replies. Everyone has been extremely helpful and informative. I suspect I may have been partly misunderstood. Perhaps my wording was too ambiguous and my post title too silly to be taken seriously. Fair enough. Money is not the issue here. My finances are in ord...
by Bravo
Thu May 18, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Quickest Path to Financial Independence
Replies: 27
Views: 4779

Quickest Path to Financial Independence

Dear friends in investing, Let me quickly explain my situation: SITUATION: I am in my mid-thirties. I am a freelance artist. GOAL: Generating anywhere between $50,000 to $100,000 annually in investment income. I would like to reach this goal as soon as possible so I don't have to worry where my next...