yeah I'd keep my job too and look forward to those sweet tax deductions and getting all that extra social security withholding back
anyway, in silicon valley (or san francisco in particular) you could not retire on that. you could coast, but you couldn't use it to buy a house (or apartment/condo), the moment you make a downpayment you absolutely have to keep working to make the monthly payments
We're talking about annual income 7x the Per capita income in the US and 10x of countries like Italy, Spain and Israel.
the comment broke down the parent comment's earnings in a way this thread wasn't currently pointing out.
Plus a 105k a year salary from day job. Its enough to live on for a 27 year old.
"This will never end 'cause I want more / More, give me more, give me more"
I would not have been satisfied with that when I was 27 and would have likely gotten an additional side contract, while writing calls in the options market, while buying powerball tickets