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post #37 of Old 02-01-2013
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Re: Making a living as a liveaboard

Originally Posted by capta View Post
I would suggest amassing a bit of cash and investing it in an annuity which will give you a steady, reliable income, because, unless you get extremely lucky, you will not be able to earn enough to live comfortably on while sailing.
My plan is to SAVE, SAVE, SAVE... live as cheaply as you can now and have a nest egg large enough to not have to worry about working for a living while cruising... We try to live on my wife's pay as a tenured teacher as much we can and put all my consulting engineering pay in the bank... by the time it's quitting time for me in 4-6 years... we should have enough to support our happy lives... my spouse has 7 more years till teacher retirement kicks in... I can continue in this field working since it's all computer/desk mundane analysis stuff... we're halfway there in terms of savings... can't wait!
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