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Old 08-30-2009, 02:23 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Cruisinthru View Post
I still am amazed at the people who think my husband must have made a lot of money to enable us to have the retirement we have. Truth is he did make a great salary, but my pension is a major part of our retirement. Most men never ask what I did or when I retired they just assume that the money originated with DH and I am just a "life accessory".
^^ What Cruisin' said. Though my hubby is 53, he isn't considering ER yet. My salary was always commensurate with his.

I don't get a lot of questions about what I do all day. Mostly I get comments about how they envy me because they are not able to retire.

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Old 08-30-2009, 07:11 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Cruisinthru View Post
...just assume that the money originated with DH and I am just a "life accessory".
Originally Posted by Amethyst View Post
... hope to be a full-blown trophy wife some day when I retire.
Hmmmm...maybe I've been doing this ALL wrong.

Love these two are killing me here.

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