FEDEX FREIGHT Personal Responsibility

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  1. silent trucker

    silent trucker Well-Known Member

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    It's not the company's job to pay your bills after you quit working. It's your job! Save all the money you can, quit buying toys! Think about your future, and quit the "instant gratification game". If you fail to take care of your future, your future will fail you by design."

    Think ahead folks...plan for the future.
     
  2. Crazy Trucker

    Crazy Trucker The lead Clown's kryptonite!!!!!!

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    Thanks captain obvious on the retirement planning advice. The part I find hilarious is the part that you and some others on here think you all are the only one's on this forum that plans for retirement. :clap:
     
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  3. Clandestine_ice

    Clandestine_ice Well-Known Member

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    And we started this thread because???? Hope y’all live long enough to enjoy it. Take care
     
  4. Crazy Trucker

    Crazy Trucker The lead Clown's kryptonite!!!!!!

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    Apparently I got under Nancy's skin in the other thread. :clappy:
     
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  5. Citori_cx

    Citori_cx Member

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    Honestly this board needs all the new threads it can get. Sounds like someone should have been a financial advisor :))
     
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  6. Dick Dastardly

    Dick Dastardly Drat, Double Drat, and Triple Drat!

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    "New threads" with "new" topics. This is a redundant topic from a fresh, active, thread from someone more interested in arguing/name calling.
     
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  7. DOTFXF

    DOTFXF Active Member

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    He's disguised as E.F. Hutton.
     
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  8. citydog

    citydog Well-Known Member

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    When he speaks people listen!!
     
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  9. Elwood

    Elwood Question Authority

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    No one has been listening since April, when EF Hutton ceased operations; after the CEO resigned.
     
  10. DOTFXF

    DOTFXF Active Member

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    That's what he thinks.
     
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  11. citydog

    citydog Well-Known Member

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    Well you have to admire a man who has been financially responsible and set himself up to retire at 59 1/2. Most people stick around long after their 70’s.
     
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  12. Old dude

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    I work with at least 3 drivers who were definitely leaving at 62. When they figured out insurance costs they all decided to keep working.
     
  13. SwampRatt

    SwampRatt Well-Known Member

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    BINGO!:clapping:

    The above IS the double edged sword. It shows 2 things:

    1) Why we need/want a retiree healthcare benefit (even if optional)
    2) Why we're NOT likely to (ever) see it.
     
  14. SMOKESTACK

    SMOKESTACK Administrator AD-FREE USER

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    I'm here listening ...
     
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  15. Clandestine_ice

    Clandestine_ice Well-Known Member

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    Trust me, if I'm alive to see 62, I'm outta here!! Hefty retirement or breadcrumbs, Insurance or no insurance...! IDGAF!
     
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  16. Big Dave

    Big Dave Wrote LAST child support check for Ump

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    That’s why you keep your wife working and join her health insurance.....
     
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  17. Redracer3136

    Redracer3136 BANNED

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    I work with at least 5 drivers who were gonna work till they were 66-70 but now with all of the bells, buzzers, and whistles these trucks make, they can’t wait for 62 to get here!!
     
  18. Redracer3136

    Redracer3136 BANNED

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    Don’t you mean...

    1) It makes you realize that our insurance/premiums aren’t that bad after all

    2) Perhaps we’ll need to save/invest a little more to cover the cost of higher premiums

    I recently checked into my SS and to qualify for full benefits I’ll have to work until I’m 74....even more reason to call it quits at 55!! :1036316054:
     

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