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Old 10-09-2010, 05:06 PM   #1
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Never planned my retirement, but saved lots, drove old trucks, and bought expensive homes. Started saving/investing with Vanguard 30 years ago, still do.
At age 54 and my wife 52 looked at our net worth, and said why not. Sold the house on the lake, bought 40 acres half a mile from a wilderness area. I still look at my life as "just not working anymore". We will do some traveling and good life stuff once SS kicks in. After 5 years of living off my investments, I find that I have more money than I had when I quit work 5 years ago. Not so bad.
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Old 10-09-2010, 05:48 PM   #2
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Not bad at all. BTW, DH and I still have the pick up we bought in '94
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Old 10-09-2010, 06:23 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum grasshopper....life can sure be grand, huh?
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I like the name grasshopper for some reason. A fan? Welcome.
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Old 10-10-2010, 05:59 PM   #6
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Welcome Grasshopper! 40 arces of land sounds awesome! What do you plan on doing with it? Cheers!
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Nothing, I just feed the birds and critters, and neighbors are few and far.
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Nothing, I just feed the birds and critters, and neighbors are few and far.

Oh! A bird and critter feeder.
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Old 10-10-2010, 09:13 PM   #9
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Purron, 3 rescue kitties all indoor cats, 3 rescue dogs, African spurred tortoise.

I feed the deer, quail,and javalina. The bobcats fend for themselves.
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