Ha! Especially since we just got engaged. Imagine thinking your daughters future husband is unemployable?
One of the most appealing things about ERE to me is getting to live your life "off peak". Whether that's running errands and using services mid week while everyone is working, or going skiing on a Wednesday morning during the work week. Being able to travel off peak season and enjoy the many great things which are ruined by hoards of people sounds wonderful.
Thailand sounds like it's very wet or hot off peak, but still might be awesome to visit.
I think on his blog he mentioned that he spends about $1000usd/month on his normal budget, likely doing a bit more of the touristy stuff and more western food. But I imagine even as a freelance software/web developer he's gotta be making a lot more than $12k/yr net.
March Financial Stuff
$53,300 Roth IRA
$15,500 Ag Holdings
$12,500 Vehicle Equity
$11,200 Au Holdings
$378,000 Total Assets (+$1,100)
$479 Vehicle (Brakes, Oil change, tires)
$1,665 Total Spend
$5,977 Total Income
72% Savings Rate
FI Progress Stats
$15,410 - rolling 12 month bare-bones expenses (Currently 24.5 x this value for 4.08% WR)
$22,467 - rolling 12 month total expenses (Currently 16.8 x this value for 5.94% WR)
Current 4% WR = $15,120/yr or $1,260/month
Projected FI Date - 11/1/2019
18 months to go!
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