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  1. General Chat
    I retired once from teaching, in 2007. But then I kept on teaching part time. I enjoy it, but now am considering retiring again, this time completely. I'm considering stopping teaching after the fall term. Looking for advice and comments! Here's the facts: 1. I can take early Social...
  2. Third Agers
    Hello everyone. I have not been on this site in a bit. As I wait for my house to close escrow, almost two weeks late now, I'm wondering what to do in the future. I'll have the money to buy again if I want. Right now I love renting and I know I'll love it more once the load of that house is off...
  3. Third Agers
    Now that we are both retired, we plan on doing some travelling and more of our hobbies.
  4. News you can use
    Retired? Build your own portfolio Question: I'm about ready to retire and I'm worried about rolling over my pension and my 401(k). Do you recommend self investing with one of the low-fee investment companies like Fidelity, Charles Swab, etc. or one of the high-end fee companies like Smith...
  5. News you can use
    Retired at 40 Eighteen months ago, Todd Nielsen was stationed at Balad Air Base in Iraq, 55 miles north of Baghdad. It was Nielsen's second tour at Balad, where he was fire chief, putting out blazes amid the daily attacks on the base. But the worst part of his deployment wasn't the mortar fire...
  6. News you can use
    Retired - and ready to play it safe When William Marlowe retired in 2003, following careers in the Navy and the Department of Energy, he was sure that he and his wife Kat could safely live on his military pension, her generous civil service pension and a small slug of Social Security - which...
  7. Military Families
    My hubby just recently retired back in Oct. '07 and we are just getting used to "retired" life. I would love to hear from other recent retirees, what your transitions have been like, changes you've made, any difficulties you've encountered, etc. We are really blessed for Mike to have been...
  8. General Chat
    What did you do with all their schoolwork/records? I am looking at a stack about 1' deep of the 'crucial' stuff for one daughter. I have a few banker's boxes of her other work. What do you do with it? This child hasn't decided to continue her schooling...yet. She keeps threatening to, but...
  9. Freebies
    http://www.militaryhandbooks.com/ FREE Military Handbooks for Active and Retired U.S. Military Personnel 2007 United States Military Handbook The United States Military Handbook is designed to help all active duty U.S. Military personnel by giving them the most accurate and complete...
  10. Freebies
    http://www.militaryhandbooks.com/ FREE Military Handbooks for Active and Retired U.S. Military Personnel 2007 United States Military Handbook The United States Military Handbook is designed to help all active duty U.S. Military personnel by giving them the most accurate and complete...
  11. Third Agers
    I recently retired after working 25 years at my job. So far I am enjoying my new and different life. Anyone else retired or getting ready to? Would love to compare notes, etc. :smball: Right I am floating with joy. Not sure if I will still feel that way in 3 or 4 years :( How do you all feel?
  12. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Maj. General Harry Upman (retired) Why the U.S. Must Get Out of Iraq, Pronto Let me say in no uncertain terms, we must get out of Iraq. There is nothing to gain and everything to lose in Iraq. We have lost over four thousand of our military, those who were killed in Iraq and those who died...
  13. For Sale or Trade
    Gingerbread boy (from 1985, retired) Christmas tree (from 1986, retired) I have the directions/insert for the G. Boy pan but not for the Christmas tree pan. Asking $10 for both plus shipping.
  14. Third Agers
    Do you have any plans to do volunteer work, be it where you live or in another country?
  15. Military Families
    My hubby retired as a Master Chief in 98, We live in Slidell. La have 2 daughters 1 in college on the deans list and the other is married and just announced we are going to be grandparents :) I am a SAHW My hubby works for the State Supreme Court and the IT director. I rarely get on base...
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