When Can I Retire? Choosing an Early Retirement Date

I was frustrated seeing so many coworkers and friends going deep into debt at a young age, spending money they didn’t have to impress people they didn’t even really know.

We had already made great progress by 2017 and were in the final stages of paying off the mortgage. The blog ended up holding us accountable during the final stretch.

I will not put myself first above what is best for them. What is best for now, for them and me, is to continue doing what I’m doing for the foreseeable future.

When Can I Retire from Corporate Life?

Is Retiring at Age 55 Early Retirement?

If that doesn’t sound like an early retirement date Twitter thinks otherwise, and we all know that Twitter polls are an absolute fact.

There are a few reasons why this date makes sense.

- Kids Will Be Out of High School - Health Insurance - We Should Have Enough Money

In Summary: When Can I Retire?

With all this being said, one of my other sayings is that humans are notoriously bad at predicting what we want to do in five years or more.

This is one of the reasons why up until this point I’ve put almost zero thought into a retirement date.

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