“Writing this post has been the first time I’ve gone back and looked at those old records and really thought about how I got to $100,000 saved. There’s more to say about the how, but I want to sit on it a little while and let it simmer before I write that.
“For this latest installment of ‘barbells in everything’, I hereby propose the barbell strategy for stuff: buy the very best-in-class for a small set of items, buy the cheapest possible version of everything else, and avoid the middle ground altogether.”
“If you want to bet against statistics, then ignore your social security benefits. But the math indicates that even if nothing were done to alter the current system, you’d still have roughly three-quarters of your originally expected benefit.“
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