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Reading all the past posts about people having X*net worth has got me bummed out. The problem is I have nothing to measure myself against. Regardless of how well or how unwell I'm doing, I consider it a sad state of affairs that I have to plan for retirement at 28.

To give some background I first joined the Fool back in '01 one of my first posts describing my financial states can be seen here:

Since that time I have: bought that newer car (Honda Civic $17k), paid off student loans (9k) and am currently debt free. I'm in a relationship but we're not living together and have no plans to do so any time soon.

I rent an apartment and don't own a home.

On the asset side it works out as follows:
Toal net worth: 30k
* 10k in RRSPs (think IRA for those in the US) no Roth here :(
* 12k in e-/sleep well fund (6 months living expenses)
* 2k in GIC
* 4k in investments (cash, apcc, phizer)
* 2k in checking account

Each month I sock away $600 as follows:
- 200 to RRSP
- 200 to E-Fund
- 200 to cash in investments for future stock buys

My monthly take home pay is about $2200. Left over money (after the above) goes to expenses, misc costs and fun. :)

I'm I being silly? Am I doing well? What thoughts or suggestions do people have? Thanks.

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