That’s one way to retire

Travel to San Francisco in your 20s.

Decide to stay.

Work. Make lots of money.

Buy big toys – jet skis, water toys, quad bikes, rare cars – and ship them back to New Zealand every other year or so.

Plan to move back by age 65 to draw superannuation.

(*This is not my plan. But it is a real plan, currently being lived out be a real person.)

Sunday’s outfit:


3 thoughts on “That’s one way to retire

  • Reply Serendipity January 19, 2010 at 18:38

    I wonder if the plan is going to work.

  • Reply Revanche January 20, 2010 at 09:06

    Wait, what’s the purpose of shipping the big toys back? For resale? As gifts? To use later?

  • Reply eemusings January 20, 2010 at 09:58

    Purely to use later. And “forced savings” so he doesn’t blow all his money right now. :O

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