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Forum: Hi, I am... 03-24-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,100
Posted By Evergreen
I could probably push for more money if they are...

I could probably push for more money if they are so desperate for me to stay but funnily enough money is not really the issue. I've never been driven by money but I have always been sensible with...
Forum: Hi, I am... 03-23-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,100
Posted By Evergreen
Company won't let me retire!

Hi,

I've been a member on here for some years now, finally ready to throw it all in. Went to my boss today and told him that I intend to go in June and he has told me that I'm far too valuable and...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-19-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 99,049
Posted By Evergreen
Glad this post has come back to life. I'm still...

Glad this post has come back to life. I'm still working full time despite saying that I was going a couple of years back. I am definitely pulling the plug late Spring next year, I'll be 55.5 years...
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-07-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 40,341
Posted By Evergreen
Just realised I haven't answered this one. ...

Just realised I haven't answered this one.


Here goes then,


Are you retired? No.

How old are you when you retired? not yet on track for January 2018 (10 months to go).
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-01-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 76,099
Posted By Evergreen
Looks like we are both in a similar position,...

Looks like we are both in a similar position, putting it off for a couple of years or so but finally pulling the plug this winter.

I'm already planning extended trips abroad for 2018!

...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-25-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 76,099
Posted By Evergreen
Haven't posted on here for a long time, still...

Haven't posted on here for a long time, still working despite putting myself down in the Class of 2015. I have now set my date, January 2018, I'll be 55 then. Already been on a pre retirement...
Forum: Hi, I am... 05-02-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,641
Posted By Evergreen
Congratulations postpete, I'm 53.5 years old and...

Congratulations postpete, I'm 53.5 years old and intend to get out on my 55th birthday, finances are all in order. I was planning to go late last year but an internal job change has made me happier...
Forum: Other topics 03-27-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5,116
Views: 340,143
Posted By Evergreen
We had a gorgeous day here in London, UK on Good...

We had a gorgeous day here in London, UK on Good Friday, clear blue sky 61 degrees F but last 2 days have been around 50 degrees, dark and rainy, pining for our first 70 degree day, may have to wait...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-03-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 99,049
Posted By Evergreen
I'm 66 on the list but still at work, the way...

I'm 66 on the list but still at work, the way things are going I'll be grinding out another year. Say a prayer for me!
Forum: Other topics 11-25-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,868
Posted By Evergreen
I commute 3 hours a day and have done for 36...

I commute 3 hours a day and have done for 36 years, this is one of the reasons I intend to get out early next year. It is becoming more stressful every day and can't be healthy at all.
Forum: Hi, I am... 11-19-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,002
Posted By Evergreen
I've done the hard work and now deserve the...

I've done the hard work and now deserve the freedom. Guess I'm too concerned what others think. It is my life I really should take the plunge.
Forum: Hi, I am... 11-19-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,002
Posted By Evergreen
I feel EXACTLY the same way as you do, I feel as...

I feel EXACTLY the same way as you do, I feel as if I have been tied to the job by a chain and I now have the resources to cut the chain, I'm so scared to reach for the cutters!

It is what I...
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-17-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 99,049
Posted By Evergreen
I am no.66 on the list but haven't quite pulled...

I am no.66 on the list but haven't quite pulled the plug yet, now aiming for February 2016, I'll be aged 53 then. There is a lot going on with my parents health and this might be the reason to pull...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-13-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,390
Posted By Evergreen
My thoughts entirely, I want to get out early to...

My thoughts entirely, I want to get out early to mid 50's whilst I still have good health and mind because I love travelling. Certainly don't want a pile of money at 70 years of age and not be able...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-12-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,390
Posted By Evergreen
Exactly the same as you, my job is getting harder...

Exactly the same as you, my job is getting harder and harder and it is getting me down in a big way. I'm 53 in January and as I sit here now I'm telling myself to pull the plug the day after my...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-01-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,232
Posted By Evergreen
I'm 52 and ready to go but will probably hang on...

I'm 52 and ready to go but will probably hang on until after Christmas, my 53rd birthday. My pension pot is available from 50, taking it in January I will lose a third of it. Fortunately I have...
Forum: Hi, I am... 07-10-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,303
Posted By Evergreen
This has crossed my mind too, I'm aiming to bail...

This has crossed my mind too, I'm aiming to bail out before Christmas. I have always saved money and I'm wondering if I can change my habits and spend it and live a little, in time I'm sure it will...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-27-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,218
Posted By Evergreen
Sounds great, congratulations! I've...

Sounds great, congratulations!

I've written my resignation letter but I don't seem to have the courage to hand it over to my boss.

I need to grit my teeth and get out in September so that...
Forum: Hi, I am... 06-11-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,859
Posted By Evergreen
Can you explain how good the 2 years were from...

Can you explain how good the 2 years were from age 54?!
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-10-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 99,049
Posted By Evergreen
------------- September bail out for me!

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September bail out for me!
Forum: Hi, I am... 05-30-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,871
Posted By Evergreen
Some very good points made here, I'm same as you...

Some very good points made here, I'm same as you but aged 52 and I certainly don't have the money that you have. I have enough to live the same way and go abroad 4/5 times a year. I hate my job but...
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-28-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 99,049
Posted By Evergreen
Slight amendment to mine, hope to get out...

Slight amendment to mine, hope to get out September (need to finish project I'm working on).
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-24-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,139
Posted By Evergreen
I'm often asked what will I retire to? To be...

I'm often asked what will I retire to? To be honest I will retire to do what ever I damn well please, the thought of being able to do what I want for the rest of my life sounds amazing! I've done all...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-21-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,139
Posted By Evergreen
Nice post, I actually think that the people who...

Nice post, I actually think that the people who say if you retire early you are likely to die early are just plain jealous!
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-21-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,139
Posted By Evergreen
I can't change my work hours schedule as I'm on a...

I can't change my work hours schedule as I'm on a final salary pension scheme. I ought to start looking for something part time that I can step into to make the change less abrupt. I'd rather not...
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