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Life at Age 55 in the United States

Did you know in the United States when you reach 55 years old, you're consider a senior citizen? Carmina realized being one year to become fifty-five years old she can take advantage of the benefits when you're visiting the United States. Certain stores provide a discount when you shop at their store example in Seafood City Supermarket it is 12% from your purchases on every Tuesday. Ross Dress for Less Store every Tuesday is 10% off your purchase. Basically, you can gain a pension from support from the government to apply for low income when you want to start a life living back in the United States if you wanted too without having an income. Just visiting the United States if your 55 years old has a lot of benefits that some people are not aware of for example the friends I've spoken too. Did you know you can purchase a house that is for the 55 years and up for Retirement and 55+ Communities?  Carmina's friends have been informing when you're 55 years old you can co

How many names do you have?

How many names do you have? I have so many nicknames other than my real name. I have an Aunt who calls me Ching Ching every since I was a little girl. I have a relative here in the Philippines she cannot pronounce CH she calls me Jinky which is not my name at all. I’ve told her several times that is not my name, but she has a hard time pronouncing CH and adds a J instead. I stop explaining it to her and just respond to Jinky as she calls me. My in-law’s calls me Chinks. My cousin calls me Carmen. My best friend calls me Carmie. No one knows I am Carmina only people who don’t know my nickname. When a package arrives under Carmina they wonder who is Carmina. When you have kids of your own you become their Mom a sign of respect. To everyone outside the home people think I am the foreigner or in tagalog balikbayan  (guest) because I don't look familiar when they see me. When you start dating when you’re young your boyfriends would call you a p