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Posts Made By: 2grade
Board: Retired Teachers 01-27-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
 
Posted By 2grade
I wear a watch only when I go out for appts. and...

I wear a watch only when I go out for appts. and mtgs.
Board: Retired Teachers 01-27-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By 2grade
Water walking! -Easy on the joints ...

Water walking!
-Easy on the joints
-Recommended by most ortho/rehab specialists
-No swimming involved
-Go as fast/slow as you wish
-Great cardio workout
-Even in summer, you'll won't feel the...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-27-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By 2grade
Yes, new rules have postponed the inevitable to...

Yes, new rules have postponed the inevitable to age 72 when RMD's will begin.
The IRS piper must be paid! :)

One bright note: Check out QCD's which are Qualified Charitable Deductions. You can...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-27-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By 2grade
Smart woman with a very smart DH. :)

Smart woman with a very smart DH. :)
Board: Retired Teachers 01-27-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By 2grade
Check this out. ...

Check this out.

https://mikerowe.com/2017/12/read-before-you-send-your-kids-to-college/
Board: Retired Teachers 01-27-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By 2grade
Please check into your tax consequences of...

Please check into your tax consequences of claiming SS early.
Married Tax Rates
For couples who file a joint return, your benefits will be taxable if you and your spouse have a combined income...
Board: Retired Teachers 01-27-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By 2grade
Your mind is trying to sort/unload years of...

Your mind is trying to sort/unload years of school stress. This too shall pass. :)
Board: Retired Teachers 01-27-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By 2grade
As other posters stated, make your resignation...

As other posters stated, make your resignation letter short and sweet. This isn't the Academy Awards! LOL
Board: Retired Teachers 09-03-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By 2grade
To 2000Aggie- Change is difficult but change...

To 2000Aggie-

Change is difficult but change leads to new life. You are not a one dimensional figure. Retirement gives you the opportunity to discover the new facets of YOU.
Have fun exploring...
Board: Retired Teachers 08-19-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By 2grade
You're correct about sleep deprivation,...

You're correct about sleep deprivation, Broomrider! I'm catching up on the 20+ years sleep I missed when I was working!
Board: Retired Teachers 06-07-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By 2grade
It's ok to have mixed feelings about leaving...

It's ok to have mixed feelings about leaving teaching. Remember when you first started teaching? You weren't the pro you are now. Same goes with retirement. You will learn what works for you as you...
Board: Retired Teachers 06-07-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By 2grade
Unless you're starving, don't bother with these...

Unless you're starving, don't bother with these "free lunches". The restaurant may be good but the food menu will be limited. The "sales pitches" will be substantial. LOL
Board: Retired Teachers 06-07-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
 
Posted By 2grade
Congrats! Just as learning to be a great teacher...

Congrats! Just as learning to be a great teacher takes time so does learning to live in retirement! Relax and enjoy!
Board: Retired Teachers 05-06-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By 2grade
You didn't become a competent teacher overnight....

You didn't become a competent teacher overnight. Becoming a satisfied and contented retiree takes time. How much time varies. Remember- it's a process! Enjoy the ride!
Board: Retired Teachers 05-06-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By 2grade
I've just returned from my sister's funeral....

I've just returned from my sister's funeral. After 9 months, she lost her battle with an endometrial cancer recurrance. Her first bout occurred just prior to her retirement. Her last years on this...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-06-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By 2grade
How about I bring some boxes of Kleenex for the...

How about I bring some boxes of Kleenex for the tears of joy? LOL
Board: Retired Teachers 03-25-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
 
Posted By 2grade
adjusting

I sympathize with your plight. It was similar for me. My DH and I took a wonderful 2 week trip that first September off. But after coming home, I felt like "now what?". I had taught for many years...
Board: Retired Teachers 03-07-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
 
Posted By 2grade
ljp8538

"In the beginning, Social Security didnít cover any public sector employees. However, over the years, many states dropped their own pension plans and adopted coverage agreements with the Social...
Board: Retired Teachers 02-20-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By 2grade
We're just like the movie, "Frozen", here....

We're just like the movie, "Frozen", here. LOL
Board: Retired Teachers 02-20-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By 2grade
Elsa said it best- "Let it go!"

Elsa said it best- "Let it go!"
Board: Retired Teachers 02-12-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
 
Posted By 2grade
After 30 years, I knew it was time to retire from...

After 30 years, I knew it was time to retire from teaching. How did I know? I was nearly 65 when I made the decision in the summer before my final year. I had checked my financials and knew all was...
Board: Retired Teachers 02-12-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By 2grade
Today's multi-blended/knitted fabrics don't lend...

Today's multi-blended/knitted fabrics don't lend themselves to homemade mending as did ordinary woven fabrics 20+ years ago. The materials today are so much thinner, and the thread I have available...
Board: Retired Teachers 02-12-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By 2grade
Many people plan their wedding day but don't give...

Many people plan their wedding day but don't give as much thought to their marriage years. The same goes for retirement. It might help to think of your last day teaching in the same way. Your...
Board: Retired Teachers 02-12-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By 2grade
Get ready to be bombarded with mailings from...

Get ready to be bombarded with mailings from various companies about Medicare coverage, Medicare Advantage coverage, and MediGap coverage.
Be advised that coverage details vary widely from state to...
Board: Retired Teachers 02-12-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 53
 
Posted By 2grade
I am so sorry to read about your husband's death....

I am so sorry to read about your husband's death. May God grant you peace and strength.



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