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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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Jan 21, 2015

The Best Sermons

I don't know if these are real life stories or not. But, they may teach you many things in life. Excellent reading. It is my understand they are based

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Jan 21, 2015

Retirement Goals for 2015

I am going on my 2nd year of retirement. Your latest news letter asked about what goals we might have for 2015. A few years ago I made a permanent resolution

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Jan 20, 2015

Losing my identity in retirement...

I was lucky enough to be able to retire from a very stressful job at the age of 58. While I was retiring, and collecting a pension, I knew that I would

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Jan 20, 2015

Retirement: I thought it was just me...

I came to this site in desperation, I'm TOTALLY fed up after 2 years of retirement. I've spent a fortune on hobbies that I've not started, volunteered

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Jan 20, 2015

I have belongings older than my psychiatric counselor

I posted my story here: http://www.retirement-online.com/i-thought-i-was-losing-my-mind-at-first.html First, I apologize not not being around. My internet

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Jan 18, 2015

Senior Trying To Set A Windows Password

A Senior Trying To Set A Password WINDOWS: Please enter your new password. Senior: cabbage WINDOWS: Sorry, the password must be more than 8 characters.

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Jan 18, 2015

One month retired - sleeping 12 hours a day!

Hello all. First post. I retired from a stressful job on Dec 19 after 50 years in the work force (I'm 69). All I want to do is sleep, relax and not

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Jan 18, 2015

Meet My Doctor

How about a little tongue in cheek humor? His name is Dr. Yu Tok Kak Q: Doctor, I've heard that cardiovascular exercise can prolong life. Is this

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Jan 16, 2015

Retired and Sitting all day at the Computer

As he cut back his time at work, my husband complained for two years that he couldn't bear to sit all day at his computer--that it was unhealthy and going

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Jan 16, 2015

You know I can't dance!

I wanted to learn something besides working 2nd shift for recreation so I took up dance lessons. Dance lessons for a man is somewhat awkward at first.

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Jan 16, 2015

Still struggling

I chose to retire at the formal end of my career in education. I was barely 55. Like many others, I dreamed of the halcyon days of retirement. Thing

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Jan 16, 2015

Memories: Panic in the House

Suddenly there was a fire blasting upward in front of us. Initially, I felt scared and confused and then I heard the “ohs” and “ahs” of the appreciative

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Jan 15, 2015

Feelings and thoughts after retirement

When I was retired from service 6 years back, i felt little bit unhappy and thought that what would be the future of my life but i realized and found

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Jan 15, 2015

Social Security Earnings and SBI Business

How much can i make? I am on ss at age 68yrs. WENDY: You can earn as much as you like as you are already at Full Retirement Age. There are no earnings

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Jan 08, 2015

Considering Retirement at 60

I can get my pension next year at 60, draw social security at 62. I inherited a little less than 90K last year. I have had double depression and dysthymic

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