Join Early Retirement Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Latest Member class of 2019!
Old 02-08-2019, 06:51 PM   #1
Recycles dryer sheets
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 53
Latest Member class of 2019!

Did it today. Submitted my resignation about 30 days ago and today is my last day. It is a lot like any other major event in your life - graduation, wedding day, 1st child, etc. in that there are a lot of unknowns no matter how much you plan, but there is excitement for the future.

Even if you have done the spreadsheets and so forth, there is still a little voice in back of my mind - what if you missed something. So some adjustments here in the 1st year. I will still do some little side gigs to make extra money for healthcare, but the 8-5 m-f grind is over. That much I am happy for - no more long commutes, ID badges, standby rotations, deadlines (IT - software developer).

We are travelling some in the 1st 3 years that we are retired. So we are very much looking forward to that.

Well another hour or so and time to go to bed. Leaving in the morning to go on a cruise with my youngest son and his family. This will be the best part, more time to spend with family.
__________________

chrisaukcam is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that Early-Retirement.org is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 02-09-2019, 09:24 AM   #2
Recycles dryer sheets
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Posts: 116
Congratulations! Have a wonderful trip with your family!!
__________________

CindyBlue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2019, 09:31 AM   #3
Full time employment: Posting here.
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 708
Congratulations! A trip is a wonderful way to start retirement.
No more Sunday night blues :-)
__________________
Give me a fish, I will eat for a day. Teach me to fish, I will eat for a lifetime.
pacergal is offline   Reply With Quote
Yee Haa!
Old 02-09-2019, 09:31 AM   #4
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
Rianne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: Champaign
Posts: 1,485
Yee Haa!

It's a great feeling, right!?! There's always that little 'yikes" feeling in your stomach. It goes away. The cruise will be awesome and congratulations!
__________________
"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
Rianne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2019, 11:50 AM   #5
Recycles dryer sheets
Shabby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Redmond, WA
Posts: 144
Congratulations! What a joy it must have been to type that on the forum. I am going to be FIRE'd later this year and can't wait.
__________________
Shabby
- Live below your means
- Stay out of debt
- Save all you can
- Buy used cars
- Focus on your end goal
Shabby is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Class of 2019 Gunny Life after FIRE 179 04-21-2019 10:37 PM
Will ACA ask for my 2018 income or estimated 2019 income when we sign up in 2019? GNXGuy Health and Early Retirement 5 11-05-2018 09:15 PM
Business Class Fare Sale to Europe 2019 Going on Now! Freedom56 Travel Information 32 10-12-2018 06:06 AM
When you put 2019 as your retirement year, does Firecalc assume January 1st, 2019 ? cyber888 FIRECalc support 12 09-26-2018 09:46 AM
New Member with late 2019 Target Date MI-Roger Hi, I am... 2 01-05-2018 12:37 PM

» Quick Links

 
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:57 AM.
 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.