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Hi. I am Larry and I just retired this month. 58 y/o. Projects keeping me busy thus far.
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Old 09-20-2011, 08:40 AM   #2
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Hey Larry. Congratulations on your retirement and welcome to the forum.
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Old 09-20-2011, 08:45 AM   #3
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congrats Larry! Im joining you in a few months, as another newbie to the site, you can find some good information here.
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Welcome Larry. What projects are you working on?
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Old 09-20-2011, 09:37 AM   #5
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welcome Larry and congrats! What are the secrets you've learned to allow you to FIRE at 58?
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Hi. I am Larry and I just retired this month. 58 y/o. Projects keeping me busy thus far.
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:52 AM   #7
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Projects include painting the inside of the house and watching the grand kids. No real secret: 35 years, moderate saver, not a big spender. Helps to have a gov't pension and health care tho.
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