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The Million Dollar Idea

It has been a little over a month since my 35th birthday. I've been spending this month working on my newest goal, among other things.I started realizing that I feel like crap more often than I feel great. That isn't unusual for men my age, but it's amplified by my disability. So that led me to a major life decision. I've decided I'm going to retire at age 40 and spend the remainder of my life enjoying my children and focusing on the most enjoyable parts of my life.Here's where it gets sticky. I'm broke. Well, not really broke, I have a couple thousand in the bank, but unless my five shares of Coca-Cola stock suddenly skyrocket, I need a financial plan. My wife, Kristen, enjoys work. Maybe she can support me. Then I saw what social workers make and realized her salary won't even pay the mortgage. Unless I get a great deal on a big tent, I better come up with…