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Old 03-11-2009, 07:23 PM   #1
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Hello all. I have been retired a little over 2 years and live in Florida where I worked for 25 years as a police officer. I found the forum while looking for an answer to a tax penalty question since I retired before age 50 but within the normal "rules" (25 years of service).

I'll post the specifics in the proper area. I'm looking forward to reading and learning a lot here.
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Old 03-11-2009, 07:30 PM   #2
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Old 03-11-2009, 07:37 PM   #3
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Old 03-11-2009, 08:30 PM   #4
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Welcome ,I also live in Florida and my Dad was a Pa. state trooper for many years .
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Old 03-12-2009, 05:54 AM   #6
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Welcome from another retired police officer. Although "retired" is perhaps premature as I decided to get another job. I went 29 years before pulling the plug from the first one.
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Old 03-12-2009, 06:34 AM   #7
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Congratulations and welcome RetLeo. 27 years big city policing here and I also retired before 50.
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Old 03-13-2009, 05:30 PM   #8
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I retired at age 55 with 27 years in the fire service and law enforcement. Welcome to the forum.
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Old 03-13-2009, 08:03 PM   #9
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Old 03-13-2009, 09:26 PM   #10
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Thanks for the replies & congrats to the others that made it through. I've gotten my question answered & have decided to make the best of it. The way I see it I'm better off being unhappy one day a year paying more in taxes & enjoying life the remaining 364 than being unhappy 200+ while still working.
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