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helenc wrote:
... We do not believe in retirement. This means there have been many times in our lives where we stop working for half a year, a year maybe two. Of course to do this, we have no debt, build a fund where we will draw for our living expenses during the time we don't work, never touching the nest-egg we know we will need in our declining years.

These periods of not working in a way is a short retirement - we stop and take stock of ourselves, we travel, maybe take courses in areas of interest - or plain simply wake up in the morning and enjoy a lengthy conversation over coffee.


helenc,
I like you and your husband's approach to living life!!

Just curious, what line of work are you in that you can step away for two years and remain competitive for good job opportunities when you get back. I saw "consultant" in your profile. What's your area of expertise?

messerb
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