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Timing your exit...2011 update

Old 01-23-2014, 05:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Albief15
No matter what your situation—retiring or separating you need a place to live. Your life is about to have a lot of changes…a new job, new friends, and new challenges. However, you have time—don’t be in a huge rush. No matter how much outside reflection you’d had on your new career, until you try it out you still may not know where to make your new home. You need to know what to be the best fit for your family. You don't know yet if you like commuting or hate it. You don't know yet if you'd rather hold a line and live somewhere else or live in domicile and sit reserve. It takes a little time to digest all the new options. Sometimes just starting your new job and giving it 6-12 months to see how it really feels is the best move you can make. I have known several pilots who immediately rushed into buying a home in a domicile city, only to retreat and sell out to move a couple years later. You’ve been on the military’s pace the last few years—enjoy the fact you can now slow down, reflect, and decide when and where YOU want to put down your new roots. It’s a big decision, and one you haven’t been allowed to make on your own before. Give yourself the luxury of a little time to make sure you make a decision that best fits your family.
Thank you, Albie - this entire post, "avoiding square corners" and your seminar are all excellent and incredibly helpful in the transition process (attended in Miramar). I find myself exactly in the position described above with my family. I've caught myself looking at houses to buy, and am still waiting on a class date! Controls release, throttles idle....
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