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Old 10-17-2016, 07:40 AM
 
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I retired at 60 and am now 68 while i am financially secure with no debt load and i find retirement kinda boring,i'd prefer to be working a job i enjoy rather than sitting around the house day after day wondering what to do.
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Old 10-17-2016, 07:42 AM
 
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I retired at 60 and am now 68 while i am financially secure with no debt load and i find retirement kinda boring,i'd prefer to be working a job i enjoy rather than sitting around the house day after day wondering what to do.
Interesting comment...Just curious--where do you live?
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Old 10-17-2016, 07:52 AM
 
Location: North Beach, MD on the Chesapeake
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It's about government and (the loss of) property rights.

But this should hardly be a surprise, since government's property rules - which redistribute income from renters to owners - flowed naturally from an unjust Constitution imposed on landless citizens without their representation.
What property rights? You mean the right to turn your property into a slum filled with campers dumping their **** into the storm sewers? That right?

I can't believe you spent time on a Zoning board and don't understand the very basics of planning, density, infrastructure load and Floor Area Ratio.

And once again, your situation is your fault, no one else's. Not mine, not your parents', not John Addams's, not George Washington's. Yours and yours alone.

You're not the first or only person to graduate, GRADUATE, from college and not get accepted, or not go, to law/med/whatever post-grad school. The difference is that 99.999999999999999999999% of them adapted, adjusted and moved on.
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Old 10-17-2016, 07:57 AM
 
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I retired at 60 and am now 68 while i am financially secure with no debt load and i find retirement kinda boring,i'd prefer to be working a job i enjoy rather than sitting around the house day after day wondering what to do.
this is exactly why we decided not to retire where our 2nd home was located in the pocono's in PA .

we retired in nyc where we lived and don't regret it for a second. i have lived here all my life and each day is something new for us .
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Old 10-17-2016, 07:59 AM
 
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I retired at 60 and am now 68 while i am financially secure with no debt load and i find retirement kinda boring,i'd prefer to be working a job i enjoy rather than sitting around the house day after day wondering what to do.
Sitting around all day with nothing to do is a choice. It's a big world out there. There are plenty of other options besides working and sitting around the house doing nothing.
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Old 10-17-2016, 08:04 AM
 
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i can honestly say if we tripled our income we still couldn't cover and do all the things on our wish list .
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Old 10-17-2016, 08:05 AM
 
Location: North Beach, MD on the Chesapeake
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I retired at 60 and am now 68 while i am financially secure with no debt load and i find retirement kinda boring,i'd prefer to be working a job i enjoy rather than sitting around the house day after day wondering what to do.
I'm really busier now than when I was working. The difference is that now I'm doing what I want to do when I want to and don't have to jam everything around work.

Case in point:
I'm painting the house right now and will go out in a bit to finish some trim. It's Monday. If I was working I would have had to finish it yesterday even though my knees and ankles were bothering me from being on a ladder too long. It would have had to be completed yesterday.
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Old 10-17-2016, 08:16 AM
 
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being in to photography we pick somewhere else to photograph every day that we are not with the grand kids .
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Old 10-17-2016, 08:35 AM
 
Location: Forests of Maine
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Doesn't surprise me - once you have the financial security to no longer work (what retirement technically is - not based on age necessarily) that's the very definition of having "made it."
Why wouldn't that make for a worthy goal ?
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Old 10-17-2016, 09:06 AM
 
Location: SoCal
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Why I'm not surprised by this. I like being my own boss and that's retirement.
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