Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
A little bit worried about retirement
Hi guys. I know quite a few of you are retired and enjoying life. I have to admit I'm a little worried about it. The money part of course. I've never made a great deal of money in my life, pretty much got by but managed to raise 3 sons with my sweet wife. Bought and paid for a house and gave my family what they needed, not always what they wanted but what they needed. I'm 67 and started drawing SS when I turned 65. Made a little too much in 2015 so this year SS is taking some of it back. I won't get another check until August but I'm still working so its ok.
The last five years I've made a little extra money and have managed to save a fair chunk of it. We have that, SS and a very small 401K. House is paid for, no bills except household utilities and such which will take about half of our SS.
I guess what I'm looking for is reassurance it'll be ok. The wife and I have struggled through some very trying times and have made it ok. But, I'm not as young as I use to be, lol. I'm tired and working 50+ hours a week is just too hard anymore.
Thanks for letting me ramble on. I'm sure we'll be ok.
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