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Old 11-29-2016, 04:43 PM   #1
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It's official now......

I ER'ed two and a half years ago at age 52. I just turned 55 and received my first pension check from my ex-employer and started retiree healthcare. It feels official now.
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Old 11-29-2016, 04:58 PM   #2
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I ER'ed two years ago at age 53. I just turned 55 and received my first pension check from my ex-employer and started retiree healthcare. It feels official now.
Congrats! You ER'ed a couple of months before I did, I was also 53 at the time. I'm still waiting for some sort of trigger to make mine feel "official"
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Old 11-30-2016, 07:57 PM   #3
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Nice! That is a good feeling.
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Old 12-01-2016, 09:28 AM   #4
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Congrats on receiving pension and health benefits.
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I ER'ed two and a half years ago at age 52. I just turned 55 and received my first pension check from my ex-employer and started retiree healthcare. It feels official now.
Good for you!
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Congrats, Nun. Some very nice benefits there. Enjoy!
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Old 12-06-2016, 06:48 AM   #8
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Congratulations.

I retired back in March but won't get my first pension cheque until next June as I'm officially on leave until I reach the non-penalty age.
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Nice. I never received my pension check........must have been lost in the mail.
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Old 12-07-2016, 06:45 AM   #10
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I couldn't stick my job any longer so as soon as I vested in the pension and retiree healthcare I was out of there. Like so many other ERers the first year was an adjustment both financially and in daily living. But two years in things are all set. I have my pension coming in and rent from an apartment which together total $40k a year. I have no debt so that's a comfortable income and I don't need to touch the IRAs etc.


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