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Big Ern reveals his identity, explains the different anxieties of retiring early and the opportunity costs of having an emergency fund.

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What you’ll hear in today’s show:

  • Big Ern’s background story
  • Why he’s revealing his identity
  • Why he decided to be anonymous in the first place
  • How much his blog has to do with his job
  • The different anxieties he’s been through
  • The risk of retiring at the peak of the market
  • The idea of replacing fear with flexibility
  • The different retirement cohorts
  • Opportunity costs and emergency funds
  • Whether a home is a bad investment
  • How life is about nuance

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