SWR milestone record

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CS
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Re: SWR milestone record

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Uhm, why don't you update one post instead of a new post all the time. I bet this thread would be a page or two if everyone did that.

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Lemur
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Re: SWR milestone record

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Interesting CS. I'm not even sure why I didn't think of that haha but I updated my post.

Under 10% SWR now :shock:

chicago81
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Re: SWR milestone record

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1/1/2021 - 1.67% SWR :shock: :shock: :shock:

2Birds1Stone
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Re: SWR milestone record

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1/1/2011 - 120%
1/1/2012 - 80.0%
1/1/2013 - 58.5%
1/1/2014 - 36.7%
1/1/2015 - 20.7%
1/1/2016 - 14.4%
1/1/2017 - 8.8%
1/1/2018 - 6.4%
1/1/2019 - 4.2%
1/1/2020 - 3.2%
1/1/2021 - 1.3%

Well that was fun, time to increase spending and go in reverse.

2/1/2021 - 1.40%
3/1/2021 - 1.50%
4/1/2021 - 1.54%

@CS, that's a good point. For 2021 I'll just update this post monthly. Going to be interesting to document the psychological response to reversing direction.
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nomadscientist
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Re: SWR milestone record

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nomadscientist wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:12 pm
Based on my actual 2019 spending and 1st Jan 2020 networth... 18.1%.
11.3%

2020 actual spending and 1st Jan 2021 networth

About 1/6 of this was car costs and a medical bill which I hope do not recur.
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biaggio
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Re: SWR milestone record

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Current SWR at 10.89%

SWR is computed assuming constant spending at which I'm comfortable. Actual spending for 2020 was lower, if used it would bring the number down to 9.5%.

Hristo Botev
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Jan. 2016: 73.35% (monthly expenses * 12 / NW on Jan. 31, 2016)
2016: 48.13% (total expenses for year / NW at end of year)
2017: 41.45% (same)
2018: 24.36% (same)
2019: 16.05% (same)
2020: 16.35% (same) (stupid pick-up truck; removing a couple outlier months the number is 12.65%)
2021 to date: 9.38%* (Jan. + Feb. mo. expenses * 6 / NW on Feb. 28, 2021)

*Single Digits!!!
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Digger
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Re: SWR milestone record

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Retired April 2017 at age 51 with 625k.

My average swr the last 4 years has been 2.3%. In 2 of those years I had surgery and I moved 540 miles away. My highest swr was 2.6% but 2 of the last 3 years including 2020 I was just over 2.1%.

My swr in 2020 was 1.275% of my current net worth or 2.12% of my net worth 4 years ago when I retired. My swr includes everything including taxes and health insurance. I pay $0 in state and federal income taxes and $0 in health insurance premiums with ACA.

thai_tong
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Re: SWR milestone record

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2Birds1Stone wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 6:40 am
1/1/2011 - 120%
1/1/2012 - 80.0%
1/1/2013 - 58.5%
1/1/2014 - 36.7%
1/1/2015 - 20.7%
1/1/2016 - 14.4%
1/1/2017 - 8.8%
1/1/2018 - 6.4%
1/1/2019 - 4.2%
1/1/2020 - 3.2%
1/1/2021 - 1.3%

Well that was fun, time to increase spending and go in reverse.

2/1/2021 - 1.4%

@CS, that's a good point. For 2021 I'll just update this post monthly. Going to be interesting to document the psychological response to reversing direction.
Damn that's amazing progress in 10 years. I'd love to know how much was due to reduced costs and how much was due to increased savings

2Birds1Stone
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Re: SWR milestone record

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@thai_tong, a healthy dose of both.

From 2017-2020 spending decreased by ~65-70% while maintaining a 75-80% savings rate. Prior to that, the percentages move much faster from even slow accumulation. The extremely low spending which made a 1.3% WR possible for 2020 would not be something easy to recreate consistently. Therefor we are heading in the opposite direction for the next ~1 year.

Married2aSwabian
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Re: SWR milestone record

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4/1/21: 3.8% - planning to pull the plug in less than 2 years

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