We have all been conditioned to be poor by being the same.
To be different from others and retire rich, you need to relook your lifestyle.
Chris Gray is one guy who gave up his job, his home and purely invest. Why? The numbers worked. The accountant in him figured what most people earned in their primary residence is more than what they earned in their lifetime. That revelations was verified by other accountants as well. The house is the main source of wealth.
Listen to the accountant and see if it makes sense for you. It certainly did for me.
What event make you change?