From Elizabeth O’Brien – Money …
Saddled with student debt, many millennials have postponed financial milestones like home ownership. But not Brandon Davis.
The 32-year-old police officer has already bought two homes. He owns his current 3-bedroom, 2-bath house, near Reno, Nevada, outright. He paid off the mortgage with the recent sale of his first place, which was fully paid for and had been rented out.
Remaining debt-free is a key strategy for Davis, who plans to retire in 10 years, at 42. As a public employee, he can start collecting his pension at that young age. But his ability to retire early isn’t only about his choice of employment. It’s also about the choices he’s made with his finances along the way. “I’m extremely, extremely self-disciplined,” he says.