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Old 03-04-2007, 06:09 AM   #1
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I have been monitoring the board and comments for a little while. From what I can gather, some are fairly well educated, most seem to have their finances together. I am curious about the average age. Age tends to color the perspective about investments, risks, retirement, etc...
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Old 03-04-2007, 08:53 AM   #2
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I will be 59 in June, and plan to retire in three years. My avatar is one of the selection of avatars offered when you sign up on this board... I didn't see one that looked this much like me but with gray hair, or I would have selected it!

When I first came to this board, I read but did not register because I thought my planned retirement might not be considered early. I looked around the internet for an equally good board on retirement in general, but couldn't find one!! This is a terrific board, IMO.

After reconsidering, I decided that 65 (or 66 in the case of social security) was actually the expected "normal" retirement age, and that I would indeed be retiring a little bit early. So, here I am.
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Is it international talk like a pirate day again

45. IIRC our average from the last few age polls was around 50, with a large grouping between 45 and 60.
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I'm 65 - for a little longer anyway.

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I turn 58 next month. Yikes!
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63, going on 64 in a couple of months.

Not exactly a curmudgeon ala UncleMick, but I'm working on it.
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I will be 59 in June, and plan to retire in three years.
59 in August, retired two years. Were you the hot chick in my 6th grade class?
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59 in August, retired two years. Were you the hot chick in my 6th grade class?
You never know! I might be. There were only 13 kids in my 6th grade class, though most of them were boys. Some of them were really cute, and others were pests!
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47 but act like I am 15.
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59 and retired four months.
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Retired Dec '04 at age 54.
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29, planning to ER in my 40's. At least out of the rat-race by 40, and FIRE by 45 (50 at the latest, and that'll be pushing it for me).

Not gonna do it on salary alone... so looking into other business / RE opportunities. No way I'm waiting until I'm 60 like my Dad!
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59 and retired 8 months.
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63 - retired jan 1993 at the old age of 49.

Heading into 'the crusty old phart' zone armed with my trusty Curmudgeon certificate.

heh heh heh - can hardly contain myself.
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44 and planning on pulling the plug in June 2008 when I will be 46.
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I turned 40 in July. I've got another 20 before I can retire
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52 and planning on retiring in the next couple of years. Dh will be 65 this June and I want to spend some time doing things with him before it becomes difficult.
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Targeting 6/15/07 as my ER date - unless something unforeseen and (egad!) catastrophic gets in the way!
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1947 was a fine year. Fire'd for 8 years and enjoying every day.
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I'm 49 (as of January) and hoping to ER from megacorp in Aug. 08 and pursue meaningful PT work - DH is planning to ER in 2013 at 55.
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