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Posts Made By: FasDancin
Board: Retired Teachers 03-22-2016, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6
Posted By FasDancin
FINALLY! The explanation behind common core math

Just click on the link for your much needed staff development.
Board: Retired Teachers 07-28-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Posted By FasDancin

And if our politicians don't screw things up , we will draw that money for the rest of our lives. I have cash paying part time work on the side and I am making more money than I have ever made in my...
Board: Retired Teachers 06-21-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Posted By FasDancin
That's easy

In NC, we as teachers are offered Social Security Leveling as a option for retirement. By taking the leveling option after 30 years of service, I clear a little more actual take home pay than I was...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-25-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Posted By FasDancin
Supplemental Cancer Ins.

I have a Supplemental Cancer Policy that is going to Mature on June 7th through National Teacher's Association Life Insurance Company. My primary insurance is Blue Cross/Blue Shield. On June 7th I...
Board: Retired Teachers 05-07-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Posted By FasDancin
It's all about Personality

My wife and I have lived in the country on a huge wooded lot our whole lives. We are about 30-40 minutes from three fairly large cities. There is a lot of maintenance, but I enjoy just sitting back...
Board: Retired Teachers 04-29-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Posted By FasDancin
Take home pay!

Will you be clearing as much with your pension check as you do with with your monthly check while you're working. If the answer is yes then hit the door running on your way home and don't look back....
Board: Retired Teachers 04-29-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Posted By FasDancin
To count or not to count

I counted down the days every day and twice on Mondays.
Board: Retired Teachers 04-29-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Posted By FasDancin
Time to Live

You sound like you are set my friend. Congrats and enjoy!
Board: Retired Teachers 04-04-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Posted By FasDancin
joyful calm

Like you, I love my wife and child dearly and would never say to them that I enjoy my alone time as much as I do. My wife would probably insert her foot into my rearLOL. She is 5 years younger than...
Board: Retired Teachers 04-04-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Posted By FasDancin

Unless he has inherited a significant amount of money from a relative or you have a 6 figure income, 13 years in education will not cut it if he plans to live comfortably for many years to come. Put...
Board: Retired Teachers 04-04-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19
Posted By FasDancin

Time will heal everything if you get involved in other things. I'm am in my 9th month out and school never even crosses my mind. I am so involved with cleaning, mowing, cutting wood, fixing things...
Board: Retired Teachers 04-03-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Posted By FasDancin

You know you're retired when you look forward to Mondays so your wife and daughter go back to work and you get the house to yourself.:cool:
Board: Retired Teachers 03-31-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Posted By FasDancin
Health is The IT!

I have been out since last June. I have enjoyed retirement more than I could have ever imagined. After only 9 months out myself, if I hear someone that is retired complaining about something, the...
Board: Retired Teachers 03-26-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Posted By FasDancin
Wait until you Retire

I started my DJ business about 5 years before I retired from teaching. You don't know how many times I almost built a Facebook page to get into the loop. However, I knew from experiences that other...
Board: Retired Teachers 03-24-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Posted By FasDancin
Staff development was my least favorite part of...

Staff development was my least favorite part of teaching. If the instructors would have just came in and showed you the info. that you needed to know it would have taken a couple of hours. Instead...
Board: Retired Teachers 03-22-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Posted By FasDancin

1. Being Healthy
2. Being Debt Free
3. Being Retired

If you are these 3 things, how can you not be happy? If you are truly these three things, there is no reason that you can't make your own...
Board: Retired Teachers 03-09-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Posted By FasDancin

When I first started teaching and heard what some of my friends were making, I kind of felt that way. However, I was always willing to work a second and at times a third job because of the hours...
Board: Retired Teachers 03-09-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Posted By FasDancin

When that first retirement check is actually deposited in your account and you see that you are going to be OK financially, ALL WILL BE WELL!!!!!:cool:
Board: Retired Teachers 03-08-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Posted By FasDancin
Went to College earlier

I worked for 2.5 years before I realized I needed to go back to school or I probably would have a crappy job forever. I could have retired at 52 with 30 years of service if I had went straight out...
Board: Retired Teachers 03-08-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Posted By FasDancin
9 hours

Still got 9 hours so no effect. If I didn't know time had changed I wouldn't have know any differecne.
Board: Retired Teachers 03-07-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Posted By FasDancin

Connieg wrote: Did your family have a party line that required you to share a line with other families? The NSA would be traumatized.

We as kids hated the party line but our mothers and...
Board: Retired Teachers 03-07-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Posted By FasDancin
Paying In Cash

Having to count out CASH or writing a check to pay for something instead of just swiping your Credit Card and actually having to go to a store to buy something rather than just clicking and having it...
Board: Retired Teachers 03-05-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Posted By FasDancin

I do stay on the GO and I know that I will continue to slow down as time passes. I am only 55 and my wife is 50. It looks like you still enjoy teaching the young children and helping out...
Board: Retired Teachers 03-05-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Posted By FasDancin
Everyday is FUN!

Retirement is SOOO Great, I am starting to get a little nervous that something is going to happen to change things. I didn't at first; but, I am starting to actually feel a little guilty.

Board: Retired Teachers 02-27-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Posted By FasDancin
Teaching and Retired

When I was teaching-Waiting for Friday to get here so I could get some rest and free time

Now that I am retired-Waiting for Monday so my wife and daughter go back to work so I get some rest and...

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