39 years of earned income after tax as full-time employee 1. 1985 to 2016 is actual earned income after tax taken from IRAS Income Tax notice of assessment 2. Aug 1977 to Dec 1984 is estimated earned income after tax by working backward based on 1985 number. AND Jan 2000 to Dec 2018, 19 years as retail investor across market cycles.
Can we FI, FIRE or FIRe based on our investment gains rather from savings from earned income? How many investment bloggers manage to do it mainly from investment gains? Do you happen to know them?
Last updated : 14 Sep 2019
I am 63 yrs old uncle living in HDB heartland who has achieved financial independence @ 56 and finally retired @ 60 from full-time job as employee on 1 Oct 2016.
Single household income since 1995 with three children.
Currently, two sons and one daughter are working.
I have been doing 20 years of long-term investing and short-term trading in Singapore stock market only since Jan 2000 so I am that so-called Panda or Koala in the investment world.
I am currently executing my Three Taps solution model to maintain sustainable retirement income for life till 2041 @ 85 yrs old.
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