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<< but how does one estimate what percent of net worth should be in ones house? (when retired)>>

I'm not retired or an expert in any way .... but I've seen it mentioned that a lot of folks don't consider their house equity when calculating retirement inccome as a % of net worth. The basis for this is that you would have to sell the house (or mortgage it at a potentially bad time) to use it.

I would think that if you are comfortable living off the portion of your net worth other than the house, it doesn't matter what the % is....

(The Retire Early board frequently gets into these types of discussions.)

Jean S.
Retire early wanna-be with a ways to go...

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