Tag Archives: Retirement Planning

Living Wealthy vs. Real Wealth

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” Maya Angelou The Creative Caretaker – Paradise on a Shoestring Dylan’s “Times Are a Changing” plays on Jack’s IPod and Bose speakers. How could turning 55 a year … Continue reading

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In Which Community Do I See Myself Living in Older Age?

A study by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says that “people who reach age 65 will likely have a 40 percent chance of entering a nursing home.  About 10 percent of the people who enter a nursing … Continue reading

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Medicare Debate

Caregiving and Medicare Does Medicare pay for eldercare? Medicare has been in the news lately. The debate on a voucher system vs. the current system is underway. By 2020, 12 million older Americans will need eldercare.  Most will be cared … Continue reading

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Suntans, Gas, and Food Prices

I’m reminded our economy is linked to the changes in our climate, as I slide back into my hammock hung between two ancient pines. The river roars past me making its way south to the Rio Grande. Great rivers form … Continue reading

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Reshape Your Retirement Plan

    Rivers can provide us answers to our questions. All too often rivers prompt us to ask better questions. Do millions of us need to re-think and re-shape our retirement plans?     I’m reminded our nation’s constitution is a living … Continue reading

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