Showing posts from April, 2020

Shared Post: How to use the 4% rule to get some guidance on retirement portfolio size?

The 4% Rule: The Easy Answer to “How Much Do I Need for Retirement? Does any of us really know how much of nest egg we need for FIRE? Its logical that a concrete number is almost impossible to come up with. However the great 4% rule can serve as somewhat reliable guideline. In this blogpost,  MMM provided some well argued support points with historical perspective. One thing often we forget, in addition to retirement portfolio, we need to consider income from side gigs, hobby and social security benefits. So its not all doom & gloom:(  Enjoy!

Shared Post: You may get FIRED much earlier than you may think!

The Math That Explains Why Net Worth Goes Crazy After the First $100k This is a great post on revealing the true potential of compounding interest on portfolio. Many of us get easily discouraged  by the slow growth of portfolio in the first few years. This post with detailed math shows why growth will be much faster and faster as years passes by. So don't get discouraged, just keep investing wisely and consistently!!!