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Subject:  Retiring: Early or On Less, Two vs. One Date:  12/29/2012  6:09 PM
Author:  RoadScholar5 Number:  1441 of 1701

When most here speak of retirement, they speak of retiring as a couple which implies sharing and pooling of resources and expenses in retirement and yet there are others here at the Fool who are notably successfully retired in a solo situation.

When my marriage ended in 2007, my plans for early retirement were dashed after splitting half of our assets. That said, almost six years later, I have regained considerable ground on my own - which only goes to show me how much of a drag my ex-husband was, lol - he was a spendthrift.

So that leads me to now re-consi