Whether you are retiring, you need money to live from or you are working today, you need money to live from.
For the most part, it all comes back to how you want to live and your expenses for that lifestyle.
You can work and live cheap. You can work and live large. You can retire and live cheap. You can retire and live large. The choice is yours.
Hidden Content - Working on a $1 million portfolio and $30k per year from it.
Thanks for all these great replies. Retirement is a long way off for me, but you never know... maybe my next business venture will work out great and I can hit my 2M mark earlier than planned.
Still, I can't get my mind off the beautiful simplicity of a massive amount in just XIU. And for the dividend-growth'ers out there, it's got that too:
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