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Dec 05, 2016

Paula's Christmas Survey

1. Is your tree real or artificial? We usually have a real tree but this year we are putting up a fake one due to financial consideration! 2. When do

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Dec 05, 2016

Update on retirement at age 56 and now at age 78

I was able to cash in 2 life insurances because all my kids are financially secure and doubled my money. I bought 4 homes at a modest price, increased

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Dec 03, 2016

Ronald J's Christmas Survey

Here are Ronald's answers! fun fun! 1. Is your tree real or artificial? We have five or six and they are all artificial, even though my nephews sell real

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Dec 03, 2016

Sold my Business at 56

I retired at 56 after having sold my business; sort of a forced situation. This was right before the financial crisis of 2008, so the timing turned out

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Dec 02, 2016

Wendy's Christmas Survey answers!

Here are my answers... Christmas Tree -- Real Christmas tree or artificial? Fakey, here.. uggg! -- When do you put up your Christmas tree? Before

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Dec 02, 2016

Irwin's Christmas Survey Answers!

Here are Irwin's answers to the Christmas survey questions... just fun! Christmas Tree -- Real Christmas tree or artificial? Artificial -- When do you

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Dec 02, 2016

Pacific Christmas

Merry Christmas Everyone, I am so very grateful to technology. Although my children live away from our country we keep in touch through emails, text and

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Dec 01, 2016

Hey Retiree: Unleash Your Creativity

Hey Retiree: Unleash Your Creativity and Think! Do you ever feel stressed, overwhelmed, or boxed in? Developing your creativity is a great way to break

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Nov 25, 2016

Social Security Benefit Application

Are you ready to complete your Social Security Benefit Application? PLEASE -- NOT YET... Read this and educate yourself first.

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Nov 25, 2016

Disability claim consultants: free consultations

Disability claim consultants: free consultations or Do It Yourself program to get a YES answer from Social Security

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Nov 25, 2016

Contact Social Security by Phone Number

Learn more here: If you need to contact Social Security...

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Nov 24, 2016

Alone Over the Holidays? Share your ideas!

Alone Over the Holidays? How do you Stay Happy at this time of year? What do you do to bring a bit of joy into your life? Being alone over the holidays

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Nov 24, 2016

Enjoy Your Holidays -- with No Stress. Is that possible?

While the holidays have the power to bring lots of joyful times in your life, AND lots of lost memories, they can bring on a great deal of stress. The

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Nov 23, 2016

Thanksgiving: Are we missing out in Australia?

Are we missing out in Australia? Whether or not we are retired, at about this time of year, I'm beginning to feel that those of us who do not live in America

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Nov 19, 2016

Share Thanksgiving with Those Not So Lucky...

In many of our houses, we celebrate Thanksgiving, which conjures up all sorts of visions, smells, and laughter it centers on family, friends, football,

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