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Subject:  Re: A Key To Early Retirement Date:  7/18/2002  12:28 AM
Author:  ariechert Number:  70680 of 753886

"If you have to ask, you can't afford it? I now use a derivative of this when I am asked what I do with myself all day. To them I simply reply, "If you have to ask, you wouldn't understand my answer." It brings an end to that discussion rather quickly." - nas90skog

Just start telling them about LBYM's and the 4% withdrawal rate. Then watch as their eyes start glaze over, and start to close and they start to fidget. You can then safely slip away, never to be asked that again. - Art

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