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The only ones here retiring at 65 are surburbanites who moved out from the DC metro area. Some of them even have to keep working, depending on how poorly they managed their money. The rest, however, are making 8-11 dollars an hour and have a monthly rent of around $750 to $1000 for a hole in the wall 2br 1ba apartment. A thousand bucks a month may seem like chump change if you live in NY or CA, but do the math off of what they make an hour, most aren't making 40 hours a week either. Doesn't even factor in the cost of food, or GAS, which runs 20-30 cents more per gallon than just across the line in VA...
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