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Next year, Uncle8888 will retire@60 and cease his earned income from human asset.
So far what is his achievement from his human asset vs. his financial assets.
Comparing on absolute number:
His earnING income (@ last Friday market closing stock prices) from his investment portfolio over the last 16 years since Jan 2000 is about 20.3% against his total earned income after tax from his full time employment over 38.4 years (31 Dec 2015) since Aug 1977.
Comparing on annualized number based on number years of effort to accumulate:
Earning income from investment is up significantly to 48.9% against total earned income from full-time job on annualized basis.
He has no regret over his time, effort and energy spend over the last 16 years in learning to invest and without this additional contribution from his investment portfolio; he may not be able to retire @ 60.