I started working for my employer of 28 years at the lowest rung. I worked nights so we wouldn't have a day care bill. However, over time, I moved thru the ranks and learned valuable skills. However, I never earned a degree. On a conference call in January, a large group of about 70 people were told our jobs have been eliminated. 2 weeks after that, the company announced a sweet little early retirement package. BUT, I missed the retirement by 4 months. I wasn't old enough by 4 months.... So I find myself retired when I least expect it.
I have heard of this happening to others but I never thought it would happen to me. Has it happened to you? Can you retire or are you looking for something to tide you over until 65?
Life, money, health, etc
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