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    Who is retired?

    According to my mortgage, I'll work until the day that I die. Who here is retired and how do you pay day to day expenses?
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    Can't help. I'm 68 and still working 40+ hours a week. I'm afraid that if I quit, I will die. Probably would starve first, though.

    There are still some more toys that I need.
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    I retired 6 1/2 years ago and it was the best thing I ever did. Now I am so busy that I wonder how I ever found time to work. I have heard that is the definition of a successful retiree and that is definitely my case. So far, I have been able to keep my head above water on expenses, but these green attachments are starting to hurt. Craigs List has been a big help.

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    Nine more years of hard labour. I'll still work after that but on stuff that doesn't "have" to be done.

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    Pulled pension just over seven years ago at 55, paid firefighter for 29 years! I had started a retirement account 20 years earlier that started with $25 out of each paycheck (two week pay period), increased the deduction as time went by at raise time. This covered between 55 & 62, when I took SS and amounted to about the same/mo. as my pension. House was paid for many years ago & haven't paid out any interest since, if we can't pay for it, we don't buy it!

    Main thing is, don't live beyond your means!

    Our biggest expense is health insurance, which we both buy into our previous employer's group plan.

    Granted our expenses aren't as high here as in some areas, but the pay wasn't either! ~~ Lowell
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    I'm 17 months into the Retired Life, and lovin' it! House-bound winter days are boring, but I just love surfing the 'net'...... Civil War, Lake Erie Shipping, State and City History....... The list is endless. I'm very 'blessed! With SSN, and Pention, I'm taking home more than I ever had! Those that have a 401k...... "sock it hard" while you're at work! You won't regret! Now, "Come-On Spring"...... 47 years at the same firm, and Department! Time to 'Kick-Back'........
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    Well at the ripe old age of 32 I retired when my wife completed med school. This past January I decided to back to school to get the business degree. Funny how easy it is to get a degree in business management after having a 11 year carrier as a business manager. It is off to be as old as some of the other students parents.
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    Retired; but not by choice.

    Fiscal responsibility on the part of my wife and me when we were working keeps us afloat now. Our biggest cost is health insurance through my wife's last employer. Oscamacare would cost us more for less than we are getting now.
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    Retired after 34 1/2yrs with Verizon, like others put away all you can . Don't loose out on company matched funds. Doesn't matter if it is 25% or 100% match. We had guys getting a raise every 6 mos and wouldn't put a penny away for retirement. Remember that matching fund is FREE MONEY ,
    Yea still work a day or two at the most 12 hrs delivering parts. Help the daughter FIL mowing and trimming . it will be 6 yrs this June seems like yesterday.
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    Good thread. 3 years to go here. I hope.
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