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Old 09-21-2007, 08:56 PM   #61
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I'm planning around June 2016. Hubby will be almost 50 and I will be 46. Lots can happen between now and then so we will see.


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Old 09-22-2007, 10:46 AM   #62
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June 30, 2008 I will be 46 and DH will be 45. Though the way we are both feeling at the moment that date could be brought forward.


I be a girl, he's a boy. Think I maybe FIRED since July 08. Mid 40s, no kidlets. Actually am totally clueless as to what is going on with DH.
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Old 09-22-2007, 10:40 PM   #63
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My date is 24.07.2008 - which is my 36th birthday
Congrats!, and how did you manage to get FI at such a young age?
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Old 09-22-2007, 10:54 PM   #64
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Old 09-23-2007, 01:52 AM   #65
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July 1, 2009. I will have just turned 46. No ands, ifs or buts about it. Whatever it is at that point, that's the day I jump.
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Old 09-23-2007, 11:01 AM   #66
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Per my calculations - June 2019 when I am 38.

But as other posters said, a lot can happen in the meantime. I also did all my calculations based on my current salary with minimal increases - so if that happens to change for the better it could significantly push forward my date.
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Old 09-24-2007, 07:43 PM   #67
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9/28/07, Whoo Hoo!!!! I'm 50 and the wife is 46.
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Old 09-28-2007, 07:01 PM   #68
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9/28/07, Whoo Hoo!!!! I'm 50 and the wife is 46.
Wow, congrats!!! Enjoy it.
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Old 09-30-2007, 08:46 AM   #69
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July 2024 is the earliest DW can take pension (age 55), which I've calculated to be $118k/yr & includes healthcare.

Anything could change though...the pension age could be raised, the calculation could be changed, the pension fund could go bankrupt, health benefits could be changed, etc.

I don't have a crystal ball, but I don't have much confidence in the economy or the ability of the Govt. to control spending. Earmarks, corporate power, Govt. corruption, a political model which encourages short term thinking. The current system is broken and all of us will pay the price at some point.
Seems to me that the corporation's race to the top is resulting in a race to the bottom for the employee's quality of life. FIRE can't come soon enough.
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Old 09-30-2007, 10:45 AM   #70
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My partner can bail at age 55, which will be on 11/6/2013. I can bail at age 56, which will be on 5/13/2013. It sounds so far away by date, but it's about 5.5 years for me.

We'll defer our pensions for four years and live on after tax savings. It also unfortunately means deferring my health bennies. My partner just lost her retirement health bennies (change in the retirement benefits), so we'll have to fund hers until medicare kicks in.

Even though it's a ways out, I'm pretty certain that we'll make the date. The only reason I'd extend my stay is if there is a rumor of an early out later that year.
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Old 09-30-2007, 11:22 AM   #71
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My fire date was 9/98. Spouse fire date will be 5/09.

Reading people's fire dates of 2025 and longer makes me realize I'm an old phart. I'll probably be by then.

There's no need to complicate, our time is short..
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