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The crossover point (1.5 to 2X annual income) is when I really started to track my networth, as I realized that I was gaining much more per year than I was saving.

Yes, this is when the power of compounding really starts working for you. It becomes even more interesting when your portfolio gets to be about 5 or 6 times your AI, and you realize that a single day's movement in the markets can easily affect your net worth more than your entire semi-monthly or bi-weekly paycheck, including your 401(k) contribution.


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