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Subject:  Re: Retirement in danger Date:  10/25/2008  7:38 PM
Author:  ziggy29 Number:  1303 of 1701

>> Sandman is retired, and I'm a SAHM, and we live on less then $50k a year, BUT I still do not see the amounts listed in that article as reasonably feasible for retirement. <<

Doesn't that depends on what you want your retirement to be? If you own your home outright and don't care to travel much, a frugal but comfortable lifestyle in a moderate cost of living area could easily get by on $50K.

What we "want" from retirement varies so greatly from