J. Travis Thank you so much for the very insightful comment. Thanks for your experience from the Gen X generation. These are particularly important comments for the discussion as I cannot speak to the experience of the Gen X generation.

I think you raise a fantastic point about Healthcare. It is an area I don’t see discussed in the FIRE community enough. I kind of neglect it because as a Canadian my healthcare costs are baked into my taxes. I’ve never gone directly out of pocket for a hospital visit.

I think it’s the biggest wildcard when persuing FIRE.

Do you have plans on where you’ll move to in retirement?

Thanks and hope to keep the discussion going on other topics!


Economic policy wonk by day. Personal finance writer by night. I write about investing, debt, and all things related to money. Editor of Making of a Millionaire

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