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If our house was paid off I think I could easily live on 30K a year. At a 4% withdrawal rate you would need around $750K.

Except that the withdrawal is pretax, so unless you're living on 30K pretax per year, or have all of your $750K in Roth IRA's, you'll need a bit more...

Oh, and according to intercst over on the REHP board, 4% is a pretty high withdrawal rate - might be good to aim for lower, in case there's emergencies that come up (like health care costs triple each year) so that you have some padding.
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