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Old 05-19-2020, 06:24 AM
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Default Simple question. At what age did you start you adventures Living in TV?

I will soon be turning 54 with the possibility of retiring at 55. I am ready to start living the lifestyle. How old were you when you started living in TV? Advice from the wise is always welcomed.
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We were sub-55.
Jumped right in with no issues.
You will be called "a kid" for a few years, but I've been called worse.


At the neighborhood get-togethers, there are all ages.......it's great.
Friendships??..........you pick the age.


All fun, no stress.
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hubby 69, wife 66, wish it had been sooner, but....
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Is it jus me or does Craig look like a young John Quinones ???


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Old 05-19-2020, 07:00 AM
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Never regretted waiting until I was 62 to retire. We have traveled all over the world, lived in TV for 12 years and am very happy I did not retire earlier. My wife did not retire until 70 and still misses teaching. It's a personal thing. If you don't like working get out as soon as you can. We did not wait until retirement to travel, which is the thing we love. We were both educators so we had free time to enjoy ourselves. If you have a job with 2 or 3 weeks off a year, you might want to retire earlier. Good Luck!
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I will soon be turning 54 with the possibility of retiring at 55. I am ready to start living the lifestyle. How old were you when you started living in TV? Advice from the wise is always welcomed.
Like almost everything else. I don't remember.
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Old 05-19-2020, 09:26 AM
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Not early enough! We never get bored in the Villages (pre-Covid). Soooo many fun things to do. And the younger you can get yourself there, the better. The younger you are, the more energy you have, with less aches and pains, allowing you take advantage off all the fun stuff for as long as possible. Our health and ability to stay active is finite. And to answer your question, 56 for me and 55 for my wife. That seemed like forever ago after just a few years.
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54 and wife was 53, bought when were 51 and 50.
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I was 60 wife 57. I took an early out option at 53 stayed out of work 1 1/2 yrs surgery & new Grand Daughter went to work with a contractor started looking at retirement property came to several in Florida chose this one after a few visits & lifestyle signed the papers 2009 closed in Sept. 09 and have no regrets period.
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71 for me 70 for wife
Liked work to much to retire early so still doing it here.
Liked the life here a lot more before the virus and cant wait for things to get back to normal
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we retired and moved in 18 yrs ago.. just shy of 50.. and I've never had a day where I regretted it
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Wow, some great responses and nothing negative. Thanks to everyone for being in the spirit of the post!
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I was 56 and wife 50.
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Wife and I were both 49 when we bought and moved in a year later.
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