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Monkey Uncle

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Re: Who did you retire before?
« Reply #50 on: April 11, 2019, 09:22:31 AM »
Both of my older siblings and two of my aunts. 

My older brother downshifted shortly after I retired, but he was a self-employed dairy farmer who worked pretty much 12 hrs/day, 7 days a week.  Now he "only" works a 30 hr/week job, plus some livestock farming in the afternoons/evenings and on weekends.

My older sister is a nurse and likely will be working for another 12-15 years.

One of my still-working aunts is in her late 60s and showing no signs of retiring, even though she would very much like to.  The other is in her early 60s and probably still has a ways to go.


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Re: Who did you retire before?
« Reply #51 on: April 11, 2019, 02:30:41 PM »
My in-laws and parents. Kind of crazy if you think about it.

Agreed. How'd they take it?
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Re: Who did you retire before?
« Reply #52 on: April 11, 2019, 02:39:15 PM »
Still got a few years to go but my father-in-law is still working. He'll probably retire before me but he keeps saying "within a year" and hasn't retired yet...

My mom is also still working but she's really not doing it for the money. She spent over two decades out of the work force so I think a job still feels like a novelty to her.

Almost certainly I'll be retiring before at least one if not both of my uncles.

Laura Ingalls

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Re: Who did you retire before?
« Reply #53 on: May 14, 2019, 03:25:19 PM »
My in/laws, two of my aunts, lot of people.  I also retired before my 7th grade science teacher who retired after having my son last year in seventh grade. This is a kid I had at 36 ;)