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First rule of thumb: If you want your stash to provide a perpetual income, never draw more than 5-7% of its value, per year. This assumes 3-5% inflation and 8-12% return. Keep your assumptions conservative.
Second rule of thumb: Once established, always draw the same amount, adjusted for inflation. Don't get greedy during good years.
Third rule of thumb: Keep at least one year's draw in cash & CDs/Ts (some Fools say 3-5 years, to ride out bad markets).

If you follow the above rules, then investing in the FF is reasonable, although not diversified. You would replenish your cash yearly, when you rebalance your FF portfolio. This will also keep your trading costs down.

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