The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Investing/Strategies / Retirement Investing


Subject:  Re: You need 135% of your salary in retirement? Date:  9/15/2011  1:12 PM
Author:  Rayvt Number:  69589 of 88051

Spending" is what goes out of our wallet and bank account.
It is more now, in retirement, than it was before retirement.

The thing is, you have a lot of control over your expenses. At least, the amount over and above your baseline minimum living expenses.

Our annual expenses for the last few years have included about $20,000 - $25,000 for travel & cruises. That's $20K that we didn't have an an expense before we retired.
Copyright 1996-2018 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us