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+ 44 and younger 1-5 2 1.05%
44 and younger 6-10 & more 0 0%
+ 45-49 1-5 10 5.24%
45-49 6-10 0 0%
45-49 11-15 & more 0 0%
+ 50-54 1-5 19 9.95%
50-54 6-10 6 3.14%
50-54 11-15 & more 5 2.62%
+ 55-59 1-5 62 32.46%
55-59 6-10 8 4.19%
55-59 11-15 & more 2 1.05%
+ 60-64 1-5 30 15.71%
60-64 6-10 16 8.38%
60-64 11-15 & more 3 1.57%
+ 65-69 1-5 10 5.24%
65-69 6-10 3 1.57%
65-69 11-15 & more 6 3.14%
+ 70-74 1-5 0 0%
70-74 6-10 2 1.05%
70-74 11-15 & more 7 3.66%
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Old 11-26-2010, 04:01 PM   #1
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Poll:How Long Have you been retired - by age group

The thread below gave us an idea of the age of the people on this board.

This poll is to find out how long people have been retired by age groups.

Round the months up or down to the nearest year group.

Again, this is a poll. This is a poll for those who are retired, so you vote above.

Poll:How Old Are You? Ted Shepherd got me wondering.
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I'm 62 and will have 6 years in January. We are in that early boomer group that always seems to be setting trends. Every time I hear of a new trend it seems I have been doing it for a while (like cycling is the new golf). I guess Er at mid 50's was one. The only trend I skipped was the mega-mansion LAYM (live above your means) lifestyle a lot of our peers chose. But they won't be responding to this poll.
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68, retired 4 months. The nearest year group would be 0? Well, I voted 1, there being no group 0.
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68, retired 4 months. The nearest year group would be 0? Well, I voted 1, there being no group 0.
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Can I round my age down too?
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Old 11-26-2010, 11:34 PM   #8
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Ah, I'm the Old Man in the group again. Fully retired for 17 years, since age 53, now 71. Born in 1939, I'm older than the Baby Boomers, belonging to the "Silent Generation". Do I strike you as silent?
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Old 11-27-2010, 02:54 AM   #9
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Old 11-27-2010, 07:36 AM   #10
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Old 11-27-2010, 08:37 AM   #12
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Surprise! It looks like we are mostly .......early retirees!
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Old 11-27-2010, 08:43 AM   #13
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Let's see....52 when I went PT but that was ONLY because the PT was part of the deal when selling my practice....so that's what I voted!

Gonna be fiddeesix if I make it another 2 weeks or so....been wonderful (except for that stock market thingy shortly after ...still working through that but have been lucky enough to NOT have to consider heading back to the salt mines!)
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Dex, can I vote if I am ESR'ed?
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Looks like 55-59 is the mode.

No surprise there. 55 is the beginning of official early retirement for most companies.
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Old 11-27-2010, 10:14 AM   #17
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What makes this type of poll somewhat irrelevant is that so many "retired" folks still have working spouses.
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What makes this type of poll somewhat irrelevant is that so many "retired" folks still have working spouses.
Can't he/she participate in the poll?
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