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Old 02-24-2007, 08:00 AM   #1
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Hello all,

This forum comes highly recommend by my wife (simple girl). She’s so cute that every once and a while I have to grab her by the shoulders and gently shake. Then I tell her I am “shaking my money maker”. She often discusses the ER topics with me so I have been sort of lurking for a while now. I decided to come out of the shadows and post my own questions.

As you may know she is a part timer / semi retiree. Our hope is that within five years I will be semi retired and work 6 months a year. We decided to shoot for the semi retirement to allow us to make the move earlier. I also like my job and it has given us some pretty cool travel opportunities (on the company's dime). But who knows what the future holds….

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Re: My first post (be gentle)
Old 02-24-2007, 08:05 AM   #2
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Welcome. Simple girl knows her stuff.

I'll be gentle unless you mention you want to put all of your money into variable annuities. Then the moderators get to send me a note about the content of my post.

I'm also looking at the possibility of part timing soon as a way to extend medical benefits. Many on the forum are in some version of semi-retirement with earned income still part of their cash flow formula.
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Welcome to the board, DG. I suppose "Simple Guy" wouldn't get across the same impression!

The couples posting on this board make a pretty interesting demographic...
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