Hi Igor,

Thanks for the comment. Passive income isn’t called passive income because you shouldn’t rely on it. It’s called passive income because you don’t have to do any work to receiving it… i think the people in this story make decent wages doing their part time consulting. If it turns out they need more money during the next downturn, they could pick up more hours or return to working full time. “Retirement” doesn’t need to be forever, it can be an extended break if needed. I

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