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By Wendy Fisher, Retirement-Online.com

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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Sep 17, 2014

The Role Retirement Played in my Spouse and I drifted apart

I worked as a teacher for forty-three years, and believe it or not was was not ready to retire because I truly enjoyed working with my students and their

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Sep 15, 2014

DIY Retirement Gift Ideas

DIY Retirement Gift Ideas

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Sep 09, 2014

A Bit of Interesting History

BUYING A WATCH IN 1880 I'd bet you didn't know this Odd history. If you were in the market for a watch in 1880, would you know where to get one? You

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Sep 09, 2014

A retirement poem - may be your story too.

The White By R.A. James Early morning desk calendar stares me down. Thirty-one squares mark time; golf one day, a doctor visit, a movie show; an

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Sep 09, 2014

Doing something important with the time and talent I have left.

I am a strange person. While in a class at University of Wisconsin Madison, I learned about hydralic facturing which was then just starting to be used

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Sep 09, 2014

Saying Goodbye to a Long Time Friend

Her name is Oreo. It was Christmas time December 2004 when my black and white kitty showed up at my home's back door. She was about six months old and

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Sep 06, 2014

Retirement Humor

Over the years I've collected a few quips and barbs about retirement. Rather than keep them to myself, I thought I'd share a few with you to use with

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Sep 06, 2014

Retirees, what do you do with your time?

I retired after 30 years with the State of Texas in July 2013. I had filed a sexual harassment grievance against my boss 4 years earlier and an investigation

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Sep 06, 2014

How I Know I Am Older

Or, Oh, My God! When Did I Begin Talking To Myself? The first inkling of aging came when my barber casually remarked one morning while I sat

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Aug 30, 2014

Thomas Damron, retired

Thomas Damron articles

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Aug 30, 2014

Vital Texting Codes for Seniors

Seniors Texting Codes ATD: AT THE DOCTOR BFF: BEST FRIEND FELL BTW: BRING THE WHEELCHAIR BYOT: BRING YOUR OWN TEETH FW/W: FORGOT WHERE I WAS GGPBL:

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Aug 29, 2014

Coping with Retirement Cynicism

Excitement! Exhilaration! Freedom! Retirement! Those words describe what you feel as you fervently approach your retirement date. You have earned it

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Aug 25, 2014

Transfer pension lump sum to IRA?

I have a small pension from a company I worked for about 10 years ago, in Colorado. I am age 58 and not working, however my husband is. They are offering

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Aug 25, 2014

I Don't Know HOW To Retire

I am still in full time work, at nearly 65, commuting 4 hours a day. I am incredibly tired and think that I should retire but what do I do then? I am

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Aug 25, 2014

Organise Life After Retirement

I think that it is important to organise a routine for yourself. For instance, I do my chores in the morning - washing, cleaning and cooking. The rest

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