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by charriso1973
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What is/ was your career and would you recommend it now?
Replies: 501
Views: 58984

Re: What is/ was your career and would you recommend it now?

I've been working since age 14: - Video store clerk (afraid I'm dating myself with this one...) - Grocery store bagger / stocker - Computer lab assistant - Parking lot attendant - Engineering co-op student (automotive manufacturing) - Automotive engineer/executive (R&D) - Pre-tirement! - (Whatever c...
by charriso1973
Fri May 24, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: 4M 70K expenses would you stop?
Replies: 153
Views: 18224

Re: 4M 70K expenses would you stop?

Yes. No brainer.
by charriso1973
Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Retirement: how to forecast where you’re at?
Replies: 43
Views: 6727

Re: Retirement: how to forecast where you’re at?

I've tried most of the available calculators, and the most effective for me is OnTrajectory: https://www.ontrajectory.com/welcome.html

Good luck.
by charriso1973
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Early-retired 35 year old with $1 million
Replies: 198
Views: 24959

Re: Early-retired 35 year old with $1 million

OP, The people her are rediculously conservative. You have $1million and want to live on $30k. Historically your assets will continue to grow over the years allowing you some lifestyle creep to your $30k/yr. This is the same crowd that tells a 50 year old they can't retire on $2.5 million spending ...
by charriso1973
Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Pay off mortgage instead of bond investment
Replies: 28
Views: 2857

Re: Pay off mortgage instead of bond investment

From the OP: Thanks to everyone for the very thoughtful and insightful responses. It's clear that mine is not a cut-and-dry situation, and you have eloquently outlined arguments on both sides. I realize now that I created confusion with some of my statements. Some (probably unnecessary) clarificatio...
by charriso1973
Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Personal Investments
Topic: Pay off mortgage instead of bond investment
Replies: 28
Views: 2857

Pay off mortgage instead of bond investment

Hello everyone, this is my first post (sorry for the length...). I've done my best to search for other posts related to this topic, but most are substantially different from my situation. Sorry if this is covered elsewhere... My wife and I, both aged 44, have no children. We don't live a frugal life...