How Much Money Would You Need to Ditch Your Job—Forever?
Wade D. Pfau
The American Dream is traditionally defined by a climb up the socioeconomic ladder to a comfortable middle-class life: a small business built from scratch, a house in the suburbs, a two-car garage, and the first generation of college-educated kids.
But another type of American Dream has now developed: The freedom to upturn your desk, give your boss the finger, and retire on the spot—without making a lifestyle sacrifice, of course.
Wolff-Mann, Ethan, "How Much Money Would You Need to Ditch Your Job—Forever?" (2016). In the News. 1733.