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Subject: Re: Retiring @ 55 Date: 10/14/2013 4:17 PM
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$160,000 current household gross income.
75% income replacement at 55


Use a spreadsheet or a crayon and napkin to determine what your income requirements are in retirement. Using 75% may or may not be representative of what a person needs. Looking at my own needs, I may need only about 25% of current income.
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