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TOPIC: What Do You Love About Being A Senior?

What Do You Love About Being A Senior? 2 months 4 weeks ago #3300561

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You're a member of Buzz and posting on the main Senior forum Jujo...afraid over 50 is senior even if like me you feel 30 inside...(;;)
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What Do You Love About Being A Senior? 2 months 4 weeks ago #3300755

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JUJO wrote: I am not a senior,and if I am right retirement age for female in U.K. is 63 ,I could be wrong,so I have ten more years to wait until I become a senior.


The upper state pension retirement age for men and women in UK is now 68 but when the pension age was increased it was done in stages, so the age at which you qualify for a state pension depends on the year you were born.
My older sister was eligible for a state pension when she reached 63 but I’m in my early 60s now and have to wait until I’m 67.
If you are 53 now, Jujo, I would estimate you won’t be eligible for a state pension until you are 67, so I’m afraid you may have to wait longer than you had expected.

If you want to check out your own pensionable age, there’s a calculator on the Government website where you can input your date of birth and it tells you at what age you will qualify for a state pension.

www.gov.uk/state-pension-age

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What Do You Love About Being A Senior? 2 months 4 weeks ago #3300824

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Jane R wrote: You're a member of Buzz and posting on the main Senior forum Jujo...afraid over 50 is senior even if like me you feel 30 inside...(;;)





I meant legally in the Government eyes

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What Do You Love About Being A Senior? 1 week 6 days ago #3343569

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Recently retired, and still uncomfortable with that word 'senior' - not really used in these parts.
Enjoying the spare time, lack of deadlines and hard work, so far!
Changing gears from the working world to home life after 40 years.

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What Do You Love About Being A Senior? 1 week 6 days ago #3343607

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Eira wrote:

JUJO wrote: I am not a senior,and if I am right retirement age for female in U.K. is 63 ,I could be wrong,so I have ten more years to wait until I become a senior.


The upper state pension retirement age for men and women in UK is now 68 but when the pension age was increased it was done in stages, so the age at which you qualify for a state pension depends on the year you were born.
My older sister was eligible for a state pension when she reached 63 but I’m in my early 60s now and have to wait until I’m 67.
If you are 53 now, Jujo, I would estimate you won’t be eligible for a state pension until you are 67, so I’m afraid you may have to wait longer than you had expected.

If you want to check out your own pensionable age, there’s a calculator on the Government website where you can input your date of birth and it tells you at what age you will qualify for a state pension.

www.gov.uk/state-pension-age






You are right Eira, 67 years old when I become state pension age.

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What Do You Love About Being A Senior? 1 week 3 days ago #3345468

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Call me what you want I am enjoying being a senior. I done my bit for 45 years so now it's time to relax and enjoy life

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