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<<I've had some major expenses in the last 5 years as my college love and I got back together. My old house was too small and we bought a larger house and totally remodeled it. Even so, I still have over 40% more in my portfolio than when I retired. Without the house it would be about 65% more. I'm now 74 1/2 >>

I retired in 2007 at age 57.

After ten years with no earned income, I calculated the affect on net worth of living with no earned income.

After ten years of no earned income, I found that my net worth had INCREASED by 50%, and that included going through the last recession. More than that now I'd suppose.

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