I’m coming up on a milestone count down number. As of July 1, there are 6 years (72 months) before I can retire with 30 years of credible service. I can start getting Teacher Retirement (TRS) projections in a year (5 years before retirement). Apparently, TRS won’t start talking specifics until 5 years before retirement,… Continue reading Upcoming Milestone Count Down
I can retire with 30 years of credible service on July 1, 2024. I have a year and 3 months of banked sick leave. Unused sick leave can be used towards years of credible service. If I work another 6 months (combined with the three months of banked sick leave), I’ll have another full year… Continue reading Timeline Update
I paid off my car loan this month! I bought a very comfortable couch! After completing to my Duolingo lessons for 81 days, I somehow broke my streak. I’ve been satisfying the travel bug by planning a grand tour of the continental United States by train. I increased my 403(b) contribution.
I logged into my teacher retirement account this morning. With the March 2017 paycheck, I have 23 years of credible service.
I asked about the bonus in December. Teacher Retirement, State and Federal taxes will be taken out. It will be direct deposited during the first week in December. My application was accepted for the new apartment complex. I signed the reservation agreement and gave them a check for the community fee. The anticipated completion date… Continue reading Moving Along Home, Part 2
I have been able to switch my credit card balance to a 0% interest offer. I’ve switched the focus of my payments to the car loan. My Roth IRA is currently being transferred to another company. It will be invested in index funds, in the hopes that it will be more productive. I opened a… Continue reading Change is the only constant in the universe.
I scheduled payment of the $150.00 balance for the washer and dryer I bought last year. I will double check the account balance in a few days to make sure that the balance is zero. I do not carry this card around with me. It is locked in the fire-proof box where I keep my… Continue reading A Success