Retirement Online Blog

By Wendy Fisher,

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

Let's share the Retirement Journey...

Nov 26, 2014

Living together

I retired early to SW France 8 years ago. The village has a bakery, Post office and library. There is an active group for retirees for meals, games afternoons,

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Nov 26, 2014

It is my birthday everyday. I am blessed!

I remember well thinking I am 54 and I will be 55 in a year. The time goes by fast. Especially if you have interest and dreams to work on. I am 66 now.

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Nov 25, 2014

Making the change to retirement, sucks..

Just 27 more days until my retirement date. Its by choice but still unsettling. I found the comment by Dan from MN to be pretty true: If you want to be

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Nov 25, 2014

Should I Stay or Should I go......

I'm 73, thought I retired in 2005 only to find out not enough money coming in, and definitely not enough in savings. I never had a career but ended up

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Nov 25, 2014

How long???

I would like to share my story...its similar to a lot of other retirees. Retired in Dec-2014 , age 60, after 32 yrs of state service. First mistake,

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Nov 25, 2014

3 years retired and caught the retirement blahs

I'm 71. I can go to the gym everyday, all day long if I want to. Trouble is I don't want to do anything. Volunteer; been there, done it. paid work, forget

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Nov 25, 2014

My Retirement......

Hi Everyone, I am so new here, yet loved the invitation to here's my sharing. I retired in 2007, due my darling Husband's illness. My Counseling

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Nov 23, 2014

Premature Retirement

Hi. I was forced to retire on disability due to severe back and health problems. What I have learned is how unfair it is for people like me, who have

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Nov 23, 2014

What have I done?

It is 9 months since I stopped working and I was beginning to settle into the more relaxed timeframe. I was not doing anything new or really exciting but

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Nov 23, 2014

3 months till retirement, and I don't think I'm going to make it.

I am a 56 year old woman, ready to retire in 3 months. Many days I don't think I can make it...I feel I can't make that drive one more time, and I feel

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Oct 30, 2014

Wife needing Health Care Benefits

I'm turning 62 and would consider retiring in the next 2-3 years. My wife is turning 59 and is coverd by my insurance. I have VA benefits so my health

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Oct 25, 2014

A Few Giggle Quotes About Old Age

Some of us consider old age as being synonymous with morbidity and dread while many of us look at ageing as nothing but a number. The number believers

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Oct 25, 2014

Jan, financially ready to retire, but...

I am scheduled to retire at the end of the year. I have found out that my company retiree insurance is going to be $100 more that I was originally quoted.

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Oct 25, 2014

Teaching insurance courses online!

Hi Wendy: Yes, it is I once again - the procrastinator and/or skeptic when it comes to setting up an online business..............but, my teaching assignments

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Oct 25, 2014

I Thought I Was Losing My Mind At First

I'd planned on retiring in October 2014. I was on a long term temp contract with the city. Every 5 months I had to take a week off (unpaid leave) while

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