61% post tax.
We saved 86.5% of our post tax income this year, and we’re aiming for 90% this year. It’ll be tough - probably won’t make it. We didn’t include dividends in our income last year, when possibly we should have. So that would change the sums a bit!
Single Income, No Kids here in a HCOL area. I have multiple income streams so I try to focus on just the 9-5 income for spending and save everything else. With that, I have a minimum savings rate of 50% post-tax plus whatever income comes in through dividends, rental income, and part-time jobs.
Love these answers. They show the range of our community, and we are all on valid paths. Here are my numbers:
Currently saving 45% of my gross income:
- Retirement (includes employer match) - 34%
- Savings - 11%
I am starting to get some affiliate sales from my blog, and 100% of that will get put in savings as well. There isn’t really enough to count yet, but my goal is to be able to respond here next time next year stating that I can save 50% of my gross income
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