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so i finally got my dream job!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by gupster88, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. Jan 6, 2010 at 6:15 PM
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    gupster88

    gupster88 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    thanks for all the congrats guys! as many have said, im definitely saving up for retirement. i love my job but dont wanna work my whole life. right now im set to retire at 55 with 85k a year to live on for 25 years. im putting a lot in my retirement fund. im also investing in gold, that crap's expensive but well worth it.

    im very fortunate to have a job like this in west virginia. as many of you know wv is a coal-friendly state and we have many power plants in the state. with this job, im set for life. short drive to work and great pay. heck i was 20 years old and made 61k my first year. cant beat that.

    now for this house hunting thing, closing costs are rediculous. thats all i got to say bout that.
     
  2. Jan 6, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    ACBWV91

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    First of all congrats on the dream job, and im sure your gonna be loving that short drive there. My girlfriends dad got laid off from a company working at amos, but he liked it when he was there. One thing he did complained about was the guys in the parking lot throwing up gravel when leaving... He drives a red chevy 2500 and its got lots of chips in it now. You may be getting to know the guys at the body shop really well once you start working. Awsome truck btw.

    Good luck with the job.
     
  3. Jan 6, 2010 at 6:39 PM
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    gupster88

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    thanks for the congrats. what company did he work for? i know theres thousands of contractors there right now for the FGD tie-in. and ill be driving my 93 corolla to work so no worries about the taco. id never drive that thing to work lol
     
  4. Jan 6, 2010 at 6:42 PM
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    luk8272

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    Man I couldn't be happier for you. I am looking into changing my career so I can only hope for as happy of and ending or should I say beginning.
     
  5. Jan 6, 2010 at 6:46 PM
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    eskamo23

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    congrats man! what will you be doing there? r u going to be in the IBEW? if so ull be my new brother!
     
  6. Jan 6, 2010 at 6:46 PM
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    4low2go

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    Congratulations :thumbsup:
     
  7. Jan 6, 2010 at 6:49 PM
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    ACBWV91

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    haha that carolla is a good thing. I think he worked for Babcock and Wilcox, or at least he did at one point. Not too sure.
     
  8. Jan 6, 2010 at 6:54 PM
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    I know where that plant is... right by I-64 headed towards Huntington right?
     
  9. Jan 6, 2010 at 6:58 PM
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    Thats the one!
     
  10. Jan 6, 2010 at 7:00 PM
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    Kind of hard to miss with all the smoke (i know its not smoke, probably steam) billowing all over the place. I used to live in southern OH, so we drive by the place a couple times a year.
     
  11. Jan 6, 2010 at 7:05 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    :woot: :woot: :woot: CONGRATULATIONS on the new job.


    You should also look into starting an IRA in addition to the 401 if you can.... Not sure what you will be making or what the limits are on one...
     
  12. Jan 6, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    :taco::woot: Congrats! :D
     
  13. Jan 6, 2010 at 7:56 PM
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    take that money your saving on gas and put that into the IRA. haha.

    Congrats man
     
  14. Jan 6, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    Looks good on ya buddy!! Kinda reminds me of the girlfriend she is a public health nurse and has been driving 2 hours a day four the past 3 years to go and come from work and she just started her new job a couple days ago in the community we lives in and now she drives 5 minutes to and from work so a little thing i like to say " it always works out in the end"
     
  15. Jan 6, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    yes i will be IBEW, i am currently UMWA though. so here soon i will be your new brother, bro!

    oh yeah those b & w guys were needed really bad at first, i think they arent needed as much anymore
    yep thats the plant. you can see it after you pass the nitro exit before you cross the bridge going towards huntington.

    i have looked into some IRA's thanks to clark howard's tv show lol
     
  16. Jan 6, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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    Congrats on the new job.
     
  17. Jan 6, 2010 at 8:31 PM
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    Congrats on the job.
    But I see one major problem. You only get to drive the Tacoma 20 minutes a day.
     
  18. Jun 16, 2010 at 6:03 AM
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    at tender age of 21, you are on a right track. i wish more young people were self-efficent, and resposible like you...congrats!
     
  19. Jun 16, 2010 at 6:17 AM
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    My fantasy dream job would be to photograph beautiful nude woman all day long......and then bang them. A person can dream can't they????? Instead, I sit here in this cube farm making other people rich...... :(
     
  20. Jun 16, 2010 at 5:43 PM
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    Thanks man. I feel very fortunate to be in the position i am in. The job has been a dream come true. The commute rocks and i now have time to exercise, resulting in me losing 22lbs and counting. My life is really lining up well now!
    Ok so maybe my job is second in line to your dream job lol
     
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