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He needs to cut his losses and move on. These are two very different people.

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To each their own, but I find it hard to imagine being with a partner that has such different financial goals

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I’ve never really understood this mentality. If you plan to spend the rest of your life someone, it doesn’t really make sense to think of expenses separately. If you’re ability to FIRE is contingent on someone else still working, you’re not in position to FIRE

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The problem here is they actually don’t make financial decisions together. While I do generally agree that if a couple want to FIRE, they should generally view their savings as one combined pool. But that also requires combining paychecks and budget. If the gf spends only based on what she wants while expecting the bf to save for the both of them. Essentially she thinks her paycheck is hers and while his savings is theirs. It isn’t a fair expectation. Some men might be good with that but the bf in the article clearly isn’t. At the end of the day, it’s compatibility issue.

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Nah can’t relate. I need the money just to get a girlfriend.

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Trump worked a trade deal with Kim Jong-Un

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TTC since 6 months with no success. 31 year old. Hubby’s semen analysis came back normal so we starting my testing. Just got AMH results and it is 6.52. Is this high? Always have regular periods so not sure if I should be worried? Talking to RE next week.

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Therefore, as Gods chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. (Col 3:12)

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Anyone here switch from CT/XR tech into Cath lab? Looking for pros and cons for both. Been in CT for around 5 years now and my favorite part of the job is procedures like biopsies and drainages.

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If I accept offer letter from Accenture on the HR portal and if i get a better offer in next two months, can I not join Accenture even tho i had accepted the offer earlier? Accenture Accenture India

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Haelllo sharks,

am selected in TCS, Currently CTC discussion is pending and can happen this week anytime, my cctc is 25.03.

what should be ask for ectc?pls advise.

Yoe 10, stack - Devops+openshift.

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Random question. In the past 3 years, how much did your base salary increase? %s only

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Yay! Another running group!! Hi!

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Best shops in NYC for in-person bridesmaid dress try-ons?

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Creative Circus award shows aren’t real award shows

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It's little urgent

Deloitte usi- 15.9 lpa + 1 jb + 1.5 variable ( maximum they can pay this only) -

Ey gds- 16lpq fixed + 80k variable ( i asked to increase but not sure whether they will)

NTT data - 18lpa fixed + 75k JB + 2l variable..(they won't give variable full as Deloitte or ey)

Please help

Yoe : 4 yrs , tech stack - aem development

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Anyone from Google know their blockchain division at all? Any insights, hiring outlook, open positions, search terms? I got laid off from web3 but I have a contact that can refer me that I worked with before.

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Got job offer in bny mellon
Level: H
role: associate(Data engineer)
Experience: 1.5yr
current base: 13L
offered base:18L
Is it good to move ? or negotiate?

I heard NYC is the best in the world in terms of IB. Is it same as TAS or Deal Advisory? How would you compare it with other big hubs like LA SF Chicago Dallas and Atlanta?

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Has anyone had a “late start” in big4 and managed to catch up on FIRE/career progression?

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Very active in FI/RE community on Insta/ Reddit, new to this one.

Are most people here LeanFI, BaristaFI, FatFIRE, other?

I am assuming it trends toward FatFIRE but not sure

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I've been tracking my net worth every month since 2015. Finally hit $1M this month 🎉. Financial independence has been a major goal of mine since graduating and I feel an immense amount of gratitude to be able to hit this milestone.

Happy to share my strategies but some of the craziest takeaways in self reflection is how quickly wealth snowballs.

Nov 2021 $1M
Nov 2020 $600k
Nov 2019 $400k
Nov 2018 $270k
Nov 2017 $175k

For those of you early in financial journey, stay the course! 🙏 (xpost)

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How has your savings rate changed with age?

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Will vs trust? Which one to get?

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I just passed 200k in my total investments (401k, brokerage). I know that’s not a lot comparing to y’all but it’s great for me!

Other than that I have a home that I have $210k left and no other debt. TC is $180k as of April. Any suggestions on how to grow investments would be great.

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What is your finacial routine. What you do daily/monthly to keep up with market, follow any resources online, review industry specific news, review your positions etc

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How much house do ya’ll think is reasonable on ~$215k TC? HCOL area

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What are the steps to “backdooring”your traditional 401k to a Roth IRA? Is it something you can do online yourself or does that require a call to the employer benefit plan provider(Vangaurd) to transfer contributions to Roth IRA?

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Should I hold off on buying a home in the Hope that market will get more favorable for buyers?

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Checked my 401k for the first time in a while and updated my NW spreadsheet. I broke $500k! Last time I checked I was at like $498k!
My goal is to be a "Barista retiree" in my mid 50's

*And before someone criticizes me for holding too much in cash I have plans for it and it will be in other places by end of July
**I dont include my car (paid in cash) in NW because when I did it would make me nauseous seeing how bad depreciation is

32 LCOL area

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How do you choose 529 college plans. Currently in MD but will move to TX or GA in next couple of years. Any plans that avoids locking into specific state and allow to use funds for private or public colleges.

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Added this in the personal investment bowl but also wanted to get advice from the fire bowl! Thank you!

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The best decision I made towards my FIRE goal was to move from Europe to the US. I did so at 31 with a NW of $300k. Four years later, my NW is $1.2M as I kept costs low while earning significantly more. My concern now is how to keep a good balance as I know that costs will greatly increase (house, kids..) in the next few years. Has any of you considered moving to Europe to benefit from a cheaper lifestyle once you’ve grown your nest egg?

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Anyone else here frustrated by the changes HM Bradley is making to qualify for the 3% tier? I’m going to start looking for other options. Anyone here have good luck finding a higher yield savings account?

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Hi everyone. I am new to FIRE and I am not sure where to begin. I am 24 and currently make 60k. I am contributing 9% of my pay to my firms 401(k). I have 9,500 left on my car loan and 26k in federal student loans. Should I make my main focus paying off debt this year? I am lucky to be living rent free with my parents so I have no other expenses. I would like to buy a house by December 2022/early 2023. My parents are not good when it come to money/retirement so I have no one to turn to for advice

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Unpopular opinion: the FIRE community is contributing to an unhealthy workaholic culture as we forestall healthy work-life balance in favor of reaching our “FIRE” numbers a few years earlier. As a result, work culture is becoming all the more intolerable as the bold few would-be advocates for work-life balance are sucked headfirst into the rat race, and no one is left to fix things from the inside.

Society overall would be better served by a more community-minded approach to work-life balance.

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Preference on best online bank? I’ve been looking at NerdWallet as well. Thank you!

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Here is a flex… I have now seen my investments drop and now recover more than my salary in a single year, pretty crazy in retrospect. When I started those years ago all I could do was scrape a few bucks together every month to save. Now the savings hardly even matters!

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If I had 200k saved up, is an investment property in a ski area like Park City a good idea? 25 years old, got lucky this year with my biggest holding up 800%, not sure what to do now

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