Retirement-Online: What's New?

Lots of retirement advice & retirement ideas from Wendy, your Retirement Guide, AND retirees worldwide who have "been there and done that" already!

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Retirement is sooo good -- you just have to get there first!

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Retirement Online Blog

Aug 18, 2017

Meaninglessness Golden Years

I've been retired for several years now. Live on a small pension and my social security benefit. Not enough money to travel, though I'd like to see the

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Aug 18, 2017

Dementia Caregiver

Hi Wendy, I still read your column every week. Things are not so good. I am caregiver for my wife (dementia), and lately it is getting harder to go

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Aug 14, 2017

Computer Scam

Hi. There is a scam on your computer where the screen turns red and warns u to not turn off your computer or delete the msg or you could lose everything

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Aug 14, 2017

No Time For Me!

I have been retired for seven years. I retired happily at 55 with 25 years of service. My Husband retired about a year or two ago. I am going crazy,

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Aug 12, 2017

Playing Around With Words

One of the things I have tried to do with my writings is always find something funny to write about. This can be done in many ways – a funny story, a joke,

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Aug 11, 2017

Old Age

Well I never thought about old don't when you are young do you? I might have made better choices if I'd realized how long I would live!!!! I

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Aug 09, 2017

Being alone can be miserable

Living alone. Hmmmm. I don't like it. The days are long and I am usually out of things to do by 2 p.m. I have two dogs I walk every day. I work

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Aug 08, 2017

The Heartbreak of Living in a Capitalist Society

I have finally stopped crying so that I can write this posting. I am still angry and sad so maybe writing about my situation will give me closure. I

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Aug 08, 2017

Do NOT Call Me, Scammers!

Here is the website to register your landline phone or cell phone number to get on the Do Not Call Registry. They now have another page where, after 30

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Aug 08, 2017


A writer has the duty to be good, not lousy; true, not false; lively, not dull; accurate, not full of error. He should tend to lift people up, not lower

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Aug 05, 2017

Farewell , Teacher Retirement Poem

I retired from 32 years an educator in Public Schools. I retired in 2008. I wrote a poem at the time and would like to post it here on this site. Farewell

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Aug 04, 2017

Heavens to Murgatroyd!

Would you believe the email spell checker did not recognize the word, Murgatroyd? Lost Words from our childhood: Words gone as fast as the buggy whip!

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Aug 02, 2017

Social Security & Divorce

I took early social security at 62. I filled out the form online. I was married for 28 years. Will social security recalculate my benefits after my ex-husband

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Aug 02, 2017

Retired and overwhelmed

I have always worked. I retired October, 2016 after 20 years in accounting. Working has put me behind in everything. There are so many areas of the house

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Aug 02, 2017

Get Up and Keep Moving

All I can do is try to laugh at it all, life that is. When I was forced into medical, and stress related retirement 10 years ago, a social worker from

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