Tag Archives: Retirement

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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Healthy Aging – Physically, Mentally and Financially

WebMD‘s online magazine’s feature article by Matt McMillen focuses on the “National Theme” with “tips to stay at your peak!” 1. Get moving Exercise regularly to maintain a healthy body and brain. 2. Stay social Take a class, volunteer, play … 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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No Wonder I’m So Happy in Retirement!

According to a recent study reported by Susan Turk Charles , PhD, of the University of California, Irvine, at the 117th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, emotional happiness improves with age. Video: Laura Carstenson: Happiness improves with age … Continue reading

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Retirement– Trading One’s Time, Saving a Dime

One of the eye openers of retirement is that one’s life is not really different just because one retires. One wakes up the morning after one’s retirement party to discover the only real change is that one is not required … Continue reading

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Retirement and Community Involvement

The Great American Tragedy: Homelessness Among Our Veterans An article in USA  Today reports that on a given night, more than 75,000 veterans (male and  female) are living homeless on the streets of their cities. Nearly half (40%)  of all … Continue reading

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Personal Finances 101

I can’t help but think of my buddy living in a mansion atop an exclusive hill, in an exclusive community, driveway littered with fancy cars, 100’s of antiques, vacations @ $3,000 a night, and when we go to the store … Continue reading

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