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Hi All,

I have finally found my way to this board, and am intrigued. I definitely want the "financial independence" part of FIRE, -- whereas I'm not sure I ever will retire per say, no matter what I'm doing in the future. What I do want is to DO what I want and have enough "FY" money not to worry about small things. Ha ha.

Currently I am saving 11% of my salary in a 401K that is approaching $50K in value. I'm age 32 ...

I don't have other investments or net worth to speak of, just a load of mortgage debt and student loans. No consumer debt though.

I've seen different theories about this, but savings-wise, should I try to increase 401K contributions or leave it at 11% and diversify my investments via Roth IRA contributions? My Roth is anemic...but still there, and I haven't contributed to it the past couple of years.

Just trying to get a grip on the general wisdom of saving among FIRE folks -- yeah I know, "as much as possible"...


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