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on mature consideration

After having given something careful consideration over an appropriately long period of time. On mature consideration, I realize now that my comments during the election may have been hurtful to some citizens, and for that I apologize unreservedly. Many new homeowners are now, on mature consideration, beginning to wonder whether they made a worthwhile investment.
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on mature reflection

After having given something careful consideration over an appropriately long period of time. On mature reflection, I realize now that my comments during the election may have been hurtful to some citizens, and for that I apologize unreservedly. Many new homeowners are now, on mature reflection, beginning to wonder whether they made a worthwhile investment.
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of mature years

Euph. old. My employer is a man of mature years. The professor, a woman of mature years, is planning to retire at the end of the school term.
See also: mature, of, year

on mature reˈflection/consideˈration

(formal) after thinking about something carefully and for a long time: He wanted to ban his staff from using the Internet at work, but on mature reflection he decided that this would not be good for morale.
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Moschis points out that these Matures can vaguely recall stockpiling canned goods from Depression- and WWII-era childhoods, so they're accustomed to making do and getting by.
But with longer, healthier lives comes robust post-retirement activity: Until recently, at least, Matures were spending more on leisure and travel than the elderly ever had before.
Security could also be read as self-sufficiency, Moschis says--and that's perhaps the only reason Matures tend to apply the brakes.
More than one-third (45%) of GenXers, 42% of Boomers and 38% of Matures believe that they "need the help of professionals when it comes to managing [their] money.
Divergent Job Security: Nearly one-quarter (23%) of GenXers fear job loss as opposed to a somewhat smaller percentage of Boomers (16%) and Matures (7%).
More than eight in ten GenXers (82%), 74% of Boomers and 60% of Matures fear the government will not provide enough financial assistance in retirement, up dramatically from 74%, 53% and 40%, respectively, in 2004.
If they unexpectedly received $50,000, Boomers and Matures are most likely to put the money aside for retirement (cited by 27% of Boomers and 36% of Matures, respectively).
USD$100,000,000 2001-J, floating rate, matures 6/13/06;
USD$100,000,000 2001-L, floating rate, matures 9/12/06;
For the demographic portion of the survey, three demographic groups are considered: matures, born between 1909 and 1945; baby boomers, born between 1946 and 1964; and Generation X, born between 1965 and 1978.
The survey measures plan appeal to mature, boomer and Generation X population groups, and finds that, contrary to typical beliefs, the "Gen X" demographic is a promising investor base for the plans.
and 5% of Matures are concerned about saving for their
aid, compared with 10% of Matures and 5% of GenXers.
NYSE:ARI), a Los Angeles-based office real estate investment trust, or REIT, today reported that its operating partnership closed a $75 million unsecured term loan with Wells Fargo Bank and repaid a $75 million unsecured line of credit that was scheduled to mature in July 2002.