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Subject:  Re: What percentage of gross? Date:  1/3/2004  9:45 PM
Author:  mazske Number:  1650 of 5138

Currently, we save about 10% of our gross.

That is a mistake by the way I'm calculating how much I save. I forgot to add something in to the equation. We are actually saving about 12.5% of our gross income.

However, part of what I'm counting as savings is what I'm spending to buy back 4 years of military time to add to my state pension. I'm counting this because even though I don't have the figures handy, the little bit I'm spending to buy the time back will pay for itself many times over as long as I live to collect my pension.
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