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View Poll Results: Are you retired?
Yes 79 61.72%
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Old 08-23-2016, 09:04 PM   #21
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Yes. Stay busy as a board director at a membership campground, buying & restoring old Coleman lanterns and stoves and re-sell on eBay.

When time permits, occasionally do a honey-do item.


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Old 08-23-2016, 09:29 PM   #22
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I haven't voted yet... I was trained and licensed as an aircraft mechanic (A&P) but have worked in the telecommunications industry for 43+ years... All of that comes to a screeching halt on October 20 when I retire from BNSF Railway as a Licensed Electronic Technician. So... I'll vote on or about October 21...
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Old 08-24-2016, 05:45 AM   #23
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Retired from the military with 20 years, but still have about 18 years at second job before I can completely retire. So...Retired? Yes and No.
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Old 08-24-2016, 06:10 AM   #24
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Yes, since 2002. Had to wait until DW could retire in 2015.

Truthfully, throughout life, you never retire. You just change career paths.

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Old 08-24-2016, 06:49 AM   #25
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Yes and No.

I have to wait until 2026 or '28 for full benefits, depending on which pension plan. Throw in some confusion because Medicare may be shifting to 67 years-old too.

SWMBO already left the rat race.
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Old 08-24-2016, 07:20 AM   #26
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Hoping and planning to retire at 60. (That may be a dream.)
If so, I have 19 years, 1 month, 8 days, and 23ish hours.....but who's counting?
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Old 08-24-2016, 08:14 AM   #27
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Old 08-24-2016, 09:42 AM   #28
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Nope - but only work half the year - three week rotational schedule on the north slope. When not at work I'm with the trailer on adventures.
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Old 08-24-2016, 12:15 PM   #29
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3 years. Can't wait. Doing all I can to make sure it happens and keep pushing for the Handshake. Tired of keeping up with technology...burns a person out, especially IT Security.
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Old 08-24-2016, 07:03 PM   #30
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No me not retired. Being JOF mascot a full time job.
My mission and aspiration is to irritate JOF SITE TEAM MEMBERS
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Old 08-24-2016, 07:20 PM   #31
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Retired from truck driving in January. Loving it, When I gotta hit the road now I do it in the RV!
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Old 08-24-2016, 08:14 PM   #32
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Yes ! Retired in 2009 , after 30 years of corp. burnout. Really enjoying every day now. Do it as soon as you can, "this ain't no rehearsal ".
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Old 08-24-2016, 08:54 PM   #33
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Old 08-24-2016, 08:56 PM   #34
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Retired is a state of mind more than one of reality. I know a hippy that retired when he was 10 years old, lives in a cave answers to no man, eats things I won't serve my dog. I have substantially higher standards, still have to put my daughter through college, keep my house maintained, finance my 2 dozen hobbies, take my wife out to dinner. I don't know what retiring means. The goal is geographical and financial independence, not 'retirement', there will always be a new TV or camper on your horizon, something to work for, at some level. "retirement" frankly doesn't exist. Just my humble opinion.
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Old 08-25-2016, 04:54 AM   #35
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I'm just tired!
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Old 08-25-2016, 05:08 AM   #36
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Retired Texas NG - Army

Retired in 2013 from the Army, 34 years total Guard and Active Duty.

Tired EMS flying and then Quality control for a body shop. Neither were a good fit.

Downsized the house and now life is GOOD! We try to camp 7-14 days a month.
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Old 08-25-2016, 02:03 PM   #37
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Yes since January 2015 but I took a P/T job with some aeesome flexibility on my work schedule.
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Old 08-29-2016, 09:39 PM   #38
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We have been retired since 2006. That's after 38 years in the school house.
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Old 08-29-2016, 10:18 PM   #39
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Absolutely, six years this past May. Have not been back to the department since my last day of employment. Way too busy doing things I want to do.

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Old 08-30-2016, 02:04 AM   #40
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I have been retired now from Boeing now for little over two years and loving it but I pastor a church so I left one job to go to another, I love this job.
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