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by nacho
Tue Apr 12, 2016 2:25 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Greetings from the Pacific Northwest
Replies: 4
Views: 1586

Re: Greetings from the Pacific Northwest

Welcome!

Where was your backpacking trip? 2600mi == PCT thru-hike?
by nacho
Sun Dec 07, 2014 2:32 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: Matty's Journal
Replies: 39
Views: 14611

Re: Matty's Journal

Hi Matty, are you still considering Option 8? I wanted to PM you but they system won't let me send PM's as a new user. I'm 25 and have very similar interests to you - I've done a number of bike tours and have worked as an outdoor guide. I live in the US and now work in the corporate world. If you ar...
by nacho
Sat Dec 06, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: Money Questions
Topic: SWR milestone record
Replies: 270
Views: 147214

Re: SWR milestone record

2011: 51% WR (graduated college, no income but very low spending living overseas) 2012: 43% WR (got a job, moved to high COL city) 2013: 29% WR 2014: 17% WR (surpassed 5 years of living expenses saved) 2015: 11% projected WR (new job, expecting to save of 75% net income) I'm inspired by many posters...
by nacho
Tue Oct 28, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: ERE Community
Topic: Baltimore/Central MD/DC/VA ERErs -- PM Me, Let's Meet Up
Replies: 18
Views: 5962

Re: Baltimore/Central MD/DC/VA ERErs -- PM Me, Let's Meet Up

Hi, just posting to connect with folks in the area...if anyone would want to meet up in DC or downtown Baltimore.
by nacho
Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:10 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: Loche and Key to Freedom
Replies: 5
Views: 1939

Re: Loche and Key to Freedom

Welcome! Looks like you are off to a great start -- you already have 4.5 years of expenses saved up. I'm also 25, with very similar income & savings (but about 2x monthly spending!), looking forward to reading about your journey.
by nacho
Thu Oct 23, 2014 4:20 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: nacho's journal
Replies: 2
Views: 1323

Re: nacho's journal

It has been a few months since I last posted. Some big things have happened that are both very exciting and bode well for happiness as well as ERE-related goals. First, an update on the numbers: (Annualized) savings rate: ~60% # Years expenses saved: 5.37 Unfortunately I have not made much progress ...
by nacho
Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:40 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: nacho's journal
Replies: 2
Views: 1323

Re: nacho's journal

Monthly Budget Salary (after tax): $3,250 Other income (bonus, travel stipends): ~$500 Expenses: -$1,375 Rent: $500 Groceries: $135 Restaurants, Bars, Alcohol: $300 Health: $75 Cycling: $25 Gym: $70 Shopping/Clothes: $10 Expenses/Other: $40 Entertainment: $10 Gift & Charity: $60 Travel: $150 In...
by nacho
Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:57 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: nacho's journal
Replies: 2
Views: 1323

nacho's journal

Hi! I came across ERE about a year ago. I decided to start a journal now because I have to make some Big Life Decisions soon and was hoping for some feedback from the forum. I'm also hoping this is a way to keep me moving forward towards my goals. I will share the hard numbers in a separate post. Fo...