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Old 04-04-2012, 07:37 PM   #1
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Hi All,

I am new to this website and found it through Nord's website. I am a military spouse whose husband will be retiring next year (hopefully). As for him, he has earned his pension. As for me, I was ridiculously foolish with my income. I'm still relatively young but have come to the conclusion that I don't like working as much as I used to.

So now that I'm serious about it, I am ready to submit to common sense. I've come here to get my financial house in order so that we can live our dreams before we're too old to fully enjoy them. BTW, we're 41 and 40.
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:43 PM   #2
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Welcome ANOMALY!

Never too late to start! Good luck with the spending...certainly one of the keys....
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:45 PM   #3
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:48 PM   #4
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I've come here to get my financial house in order so that we can live our dreams before we're too old to fully enjoy them. BTW, we're 41 and 40.
You're too late!

Just kidding. Welcome to the forum.
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:52 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum. 40/41 isn't too late, many people start later. I know people in their 50's who haven't saved much and have no coherent plan.

I suspect you're way ahead of most people, congrats on that!
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Old 04-04-2012, 09:18 PM   #7
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