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    Milestone Passed.

    According to the Public Employees Retirement system, today is my official "eligible for retirement" day with 25 years credited.


    Feels good but I think I'll stick around a little longer. I could have gone in June with unused leave time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    Feels good but I think I'll stick around a little longer. I could have gone in June with unused leave time.
    Flash forward to the year 2039:

    Cidp24: "I think I'll stick around a little longer. I could have retired over 30 years ago, but I kept postponing it. But rest assured that some day soon I'll cut the cord and become the beach bum I've always wanted to be! "

    Well at least it must be nice to know that you can quit any time you want.

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    Lucky B!**!*ard, how come you only have to do 25!

    I'm on 28 and still got two to do!

    Not fair.

    Still I will only be a youngster of 49 when I do go.
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    It was 30 here when I started but they dropped it several years ago. You still gain about 2.5% per year that you stay past 25 with a partial lump sum draw available at 28 without much impact on your monthly draw. Oh, and I am 47 now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    According to the Public Employees Retirement system, today is my official "eligible for retirement" day with 25 years credited.


    Feels good but I think I'll stick around a little longer. I could have gone in June with unused leave time.

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    it's 25 and out here..can't see myself working a minute passed that
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    Glad to hear it. Still have to do 19.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    According to the Public Employees Retirement system, today is my official "eligible for retirement" day with 25 years credited.


    Feels good but I think I'll stick around a little longer. I could have gone in June with unused leave time.
    Congratulations! It is an awesome feeling knowing you leave any time you want!

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    Lucky Bastard!!!
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    Hang around. Now the fun starts. You can (after the end of the 25th year just to make sure )tell them to kiss your AXX. Realy, there is a load off your mind and back. If like, in my state, its your best (highest) 12 qtrs what are they going to do to you. Fire you? Nah, no worry, like I say, now the fun starts. Your future is secure.

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    We call it F**K Y*U day.

    Start planning what to do when the phone quits ringing.

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