Join Early Retirement Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Are the last 8 months the most difficult?
Old 08-29-2005, 11:04 AM   #1
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
dex's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 5,105
Are the last 8 months the most difficult?

My plan it to stop working in April 2005 (the house is on the market).
Question: Was the last 6 months the most difficult to get through?

I'm busy doing next years' budget and long range plan now and all I can think about is what a pain in the butt this all is. I just want to get through the day and to the weekend. I feel like a short timer in prison. But one day I will be waving good by while others are still behind their bars (office doors). But I'm not sure if I can make it to April.

Was the last 8 months the most difficult for you? How did you deal with it.

I feel sorry for those who are just starting our or have years to go until RE.
Sometimes death is not as tragic as not knowing how to live. This man knew how to live--and how to make others glad they were living. - Jack Benny at Nat King Cole's funeral
dex 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 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!

Re: Are the last 8 months the most difficult?
Old 08-29-2005, 11:46 AM   #2
Recycles dryer sheets
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 199
Re: Are the last 8 months the most difficult?

My husband retires the end of October. I can see him struggling the last few weeks having to go to the office. He is taking many more days off now and e-mails me a few times during the day saying he only has so many days to officially go to work. Two months will go by fast!! I am the one who usually crunches the financial numbers, but he kept us on course for an early retirement.
Ginger is offline   Reply With Quote

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
Update After 3 Months in ER oliverdickens Hi, I am... 8 11-06-2006 06:14 AM
Corus Bank Update (12/20) 6 months 4.65% APY MJ FIRE and Money 16 12-21-2005 05:15 PM
Corus Bank Update (10/18) 12 months 4.60% APY MJ FIRE and Money 3 10-20-2005 02:57 PM
What ever happened to "Trailing 12 months EPS" vs "Next Year's EPS" MooreBonds FIRE and Money 1 07-17-2005 11:43 AM
Months from retirment dsilvar Life after FIRE 2 03-15-2003 01:36 AM

» Quick Links

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:52 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.