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|Subject: Re: A Key To Early Retirement||Date: 7/31/2002 2:51 AM|
|Author: SeattlePioneer||Number: 72292 of 778719|
<<That in and of itself is fine, I'm not gloating. What's bothersome, at least to me, is that folks there with high incomes and high consumption have never considered such, and dont understand what they would do with themselves even if they could. Unbelievable.
If I recall correctly, Benjamin Franklin used his printing business to become financially independent and retired at an early age. But he found things to do, like becoming a world famous scientist, founding the United States and being Ambassador to France, playing a key role in the revolution.
Imagine the pickel we'd be in if he HADN'T retired early!
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