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Subject:  Re: A Key To Early Retirement Date:  7/20/2002  4:08 AM
Author:  peteyperson Number:  70921 of 795016

Well certainly the cost of housing is less, but the cost of living is high in general in the UK. City living is more but it's high regardless. The problem with living so far out is that you would have a hard time finding regular paid employment. or the business I run, offering IT solutions to small & medium size businesses, I need to be located at least reasonably near a major town to get enough business & charge liveable rates for the work. I do plan to move out to a county (state) outside of London, about 28 miles away, which allows access to Central London in an hour which will reduce the cost of housing from crippling levels to somewhat affordable. But it will require having less contact with