A man who retired at 43 says he made 2 important money decisions before leaving work
Courtesy of Leif Dahleen
- Leif Dahleen, the blogger behind Physician on FIRE, retired from anesthesiology in August 2019.
- Before leaving work, Dahleen's top financial priorities included making a plan for health insurance and funding his kids' 529 plans.
- He also wanted to have more than 25 times his family's annual expenses socked away, which is the target number for financial independence.
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