Does Mr. Money Mustache’s Shockingly Simple Math Hold Up?

Unlocking the key to early retirement

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One of the most famous posts in the personal finance blogosphere is “The Shockingly Simple Math Behind Early Retirement” by Mr. Money Mustache.

Quite frankly, it deserves to be. It covers a topic that is important, and — for most people — novel. It breaks the ideas down pretty…




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