2FD 028: Discussing Early Retirement with Others

Do you tell people that you’re planning for Early Retirement?

Justin from http://RootOfGood.com/ joins us to share how discussions of Early Retirement went down with co-workers, family members, friends and in random talks. After losing his job, Justin realized that he could retire a lot sooner than his original plans for 45.

Find out what he tells people he does for a living since retiring at 33 years old. CHA-CHING!

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Discussion Points

  • Early retirement as a backup plan for losing your job.
  • You can probably retire earlier than you think.
  • Discussing Early Retirement with co-workers, family and strangers.
  • “I just wanted to be a millionaire at 35” -Justin
  • People brushing off your plans for Early Retirement.
  • Thoughts on people that say “I never want to retire.”
  • Responses from saying “I’m Retired” for a living.
  • The Roth IRA Conversion Ladder explained.
  • Secret Lasagna Recipe: Cheese, Noodles, Meat and Sauce.
  • Having the freedom to work on side projects.
  • The crazy price of Tesla Solar Roofs and ignoring opportunity costs of money.
  • The story behind the name “Root of Good.”

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