I keep getting threads on how to retire with w $500,000 portfolio.

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  1. GuitarGuy66

    GuitarGuy66 Member

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    How would they even know that???


    #siri
    #alexa
     
  2. MCSS1970

    MCSS1970 Silver Supporting Member

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  3. lhallam

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    Not enough.
     
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  4. Marshall_Stack

    Marshall_Stack Lordy Mama light my fuse Supporting Member

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    Live in a cardboard box.
     
  5. Madison

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    It's easy. As long as you're 70 +.
     
  6. MkIII Renegade

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    $500,000 is perfectly fine if you are currenly healthy, have little to no debt, no corrosive habits like gambling, and plan to drop dead immediately in 10 years.
     
  7. Bob Longo

    Bob Longo Gold Supporting Member

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    $500K would be fine if you don't plan on living too long into retirement, or not having that good a time.
     
  8. Heinz57Pep

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    Do you check your portfolio balances online?
     
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    I think it depends on where you live and how much you like to spend :dunno
     
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  11. AZChilicat

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    A 500k portfolio is a lot of dry walling.
     
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    You could comfortably retire on half a mil in a foreign country-ie- Panama. Need to research and make the jump. Many US citizens make the jump to a foreign country for retirement every year. Soon the well will dry.
     
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  14. VCuomo

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    FIFY :)
     
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    Sad but true I fear.
     
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    I don't know the exact stat, but something like 80% of Americans will enter into retirement with less than $100k in savings. Scary.
     
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    Make hay while the sun shines
     
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    I plan to have at least $58 dollars in my savings account by the time I'm 60.
     
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  19. Blue410

    Blue410 Silver Supporting Member

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    Ought to be easy. There's a global community in the first-person shooter community (computer gaming) that has lived on Hot Pockets for 2+ decades. Living in Mom's basement and maintaining a side job in commenting on women's bony knees is usually part of that lifestyle.
     
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  20. VCuomo

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    And $10M in your investment account from your drywalling proceeds? ;)
     
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