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Subject:  Re: What percentage of gross? Date:  1/5/2004  12:53 PM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  1701 of 5232

<<While 27% is way below some of the others here, I am pretty happy with it and generally comfortable with our goal of FIRE just before age 50. My wife and I are now 38 and have three young kids, ages 7, 8 & 10.

The ability and inclination of people to save varies widely. Since a majority of people have saved little or nothing, I'd say 27% is great!

Seattle Pioneer
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