posted 2019-03-15 03:37:52

My dad said that he plans to retire around this time next year. Although he currently has no intentions of selling the house and relocating to a nicer part of the country, I wonder if he will change his tune when he no longer has a job tying him down to this area.

The best-case scenario would be all of us moving somewhere out west or down south next year. That way, I wouldn't have to risk my own money by relocating myself before then. I obviously can't count on this happening, but it would be nice.

In the meantime, I am going to continue suffering, sacrificing, and saving. If I can hold out until my dad's retirement (a tall order since that would entail surviving another long winter), I'll be in a better position -- financially and career-wise -- to relocate even if my dad is hellbent on remaining here for whatever reason.

We'll see what happens, but I am hopeful there's a light at the end of this dark tunnel.

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