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Old 06-18-2017, 07:34 PM   #21
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I have 6 kids (20, 18, 16, 14, 5 & 2). I am 52. I consider myself semi-retired. I would like to be filly retired but my expenses are staggaring. I would be very interested to hear how you make it all work. Are you HNW?
Six kids. Awesome! I am not sure if will aim that high.

Do you mean High Net Worth Individual? I would say that we are, but you don't need to be. We had property which we reconfigured (extra bedrooms or adding a unit) to give us a really good income. The property values soared in price, but even if they hadn't and stayed the same price when we brought them, we could have retired because of the income that we achieved through them. We had other means of income as well, but the property was the best being almost passive (we have our property managed now). We also found ways to reduce our expenses.
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Old 06-19-2017, 02:20 AM   #22
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I am looking for some beta readers, but not sure if I am allowed to share here.
There is a sticky thread where you can make a one time post about your book/blog/art/music etc. You can also have a link in your profile to a blog or similar.

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Old 06-19-2017, 05:03 AM   #23
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There is a sticky thread where you can make a one time post about your book/blog/art/music etc. You can also have a link in your profile to a blog or similar.

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Thank. I appreciate you taking the time to guide me to the right place.
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Old 06-19-2017, 06:28 AM   #24
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With that many kids I suspect no one is asking you what you do all day...
No kidding. Making babies, especially in that quantity, is a lot of work! You have to ask yourselves is OP really even retired!
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Old 06-19-2017, 08:29 AM   #25
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No kidding. Making babies, especially in that quantity, is a lot of work! You have to ask yourselves is OP really even retired!
I have to take issue with what you said. Making that many babies was not hard work, I actually enjoyed it
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Yeah, the guys contribution is only a small part of the process
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Old 06-27-2017, 07:24 PM   #27
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Yeah, the guys contribution is only a small part of the process
I am not sure what you are saying. I don't really want people to talk about my parts thank you very much
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No kidding. Making babies, especially in that quantity, is a lot of work! You have to ask yourselves is OP really even retired!
Now, Fuego, you cracked me up... is there seriously a difference between the processes of when a baby is made and when not? Live and learn, I guess. I've heard that when you don't plan for them it's the easiest and when you plan them it can be harder due to the pressure on the guy :-P.

To OP: power to you to raise so many children! I think the response you got here was expected once you mentioned your book... People are VERY averse to marketers, sales people, but at least you were not sneaky and said about it right away. However, if you came to promote your book only, it will not be easy to stay here
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