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Old 02-27-2015, 06:24 AM   #1
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Are you retired?

Are you retired?

How old are you when you retire?

When do you want to retire?

I like to calculate the average age of the people here FIREed. It's a long dream of my but never have enough guts or money to pull the trigger.

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Old 02-27-2015, 06:31 AM   #2
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Are you retired? Yes

How old are you when you retire? 58

When do you want to retire? Long before I actually did!
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Old 02-27-2015, 06:41 AM   #3
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I'm not sure when I really began to think about retirement, but unusual for the people here at ER forum, it was some time after I stopped working. In my 20's, however, I first began thinking about financial independence, and by my early 30's that was a critical goal. Even back then I understood I would not make it to "retirement age" in the corporate world.
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Old 02-27-2015, 07:14 AM   #4
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I stopped participating in 'gainful employment' aged 46, (I turn 73 this September....if I make it ); can't say I'm 'retired', since I never worked long enough to retire 'from' anything.
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Old 02-27-2015, 07:15 AM   #5
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Old 02-27-2015, 07:19 AM   #6
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Yes, 56, 55. Delayed a year in part due to recession and wanted to get down to only one home before retiring.
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Old 02-27-2015, 07:24 AM   #7
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Yes. Retired at 61, had planned to work till 65 but the politics got ugly and I decided I'd had enough.
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Old 02-27-2015, 07:31 AM   #8
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48.5 (Plan B kicked in)

50 (the original Plan A)
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Old 02-27-2015, 07:39 AM   #9
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Old 02-27-2015, 07:44 AM   #10
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Yes. 59. 58. 50- Pulled the trigger after DW's successful battle with breast cancer in 2013.
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Old 02-27-2015, 07:55 AM   #11
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Wasn't by plan, but temporary circumstances "health"... but took a chance and never went back.
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Old 02-27-2015, 08:01 AM   #12
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Yes, I'm retired as of today.

I'm age 57.

I originally planned to retire at 54, but worked three more years as wife got a new job and needed to work there three years to vest.
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Old 02-27-2015, 08:04 AM   #13
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Old 02-27-2015, 08:26 AM   #14
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Not retired, plan to leave my employer at 53. Recently planned on 55 because of a retirement healthcare benefit at megacorp. We got sold off so that went away and I moved up the date.

Only FI was a goal when I was younger, not RE. I didn't actually plan to retire early, just to have the freedom to do whatever I wanted without money being an issue. Not sure I'll ever completely retire but we'll see.
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Old 02-27-2015, 08:49 AM   #15
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50 the 08 recession gave me reason for 5 OMYs.
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Old 02-27-2015, 08:53 AM   #16
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32. For whatever reason, this was the age that it suddenly dawned on me that I did not want to work into old age. This was the start of my "ten year plan". It worked.
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Old 02-27-2015, 08:53 AM   #17
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Old 02-27-2015, 08:55 AM   #18
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Are you retired?
No...

About to pull the trigger on December of this year.

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How old will you be when you retire?
61

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When do you want to retire?
Twenty-five or so years ago...
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Old 02-27-2015, 09:01 AM   #19
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I never thought about it. I was all about FI but just sort of assumed that I would always work because I could not imagine not working. In the summer when I was 66 I was asked what my plans were. I said retire one of these days maybe when I am 70 (DW is a lot younger). By October it was next Spring and by December it was NOW.
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Old 02-27-2015, 09:04 AM   #20
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Yes, I retired 5 years ago.

How old (we)re you when you retire(d)?

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When d(id) you want to retire?

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