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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!

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Oct 12, 2014

I Just Realized Something

My dog works about 20 hours a week. He has his food prepared for him. His meals are provided at no cost to him. He visits the doctor once a year for

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Oct 09, 2014

Sittin' on the Front Porch

This story is so true for me, especially the last sentence. On the first day, God created the dog and said, Sit all day by the door of your house and

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Oct 09, 2014

Clean House in Retirement

I posted this question to my Facebook group... now I am curious for your answers. Will also post the FB responses below too... I am always curious about

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Oct 09, 2014

Life in Retirement: Routine or Busy Life?

I posted this in the Facebook group... after reading all the Home Cleaning on the weekend (or not) replies... I had to know more! I am curious how retirees

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Oct 09, 2014

Vintage Sewing Machine Collecting

I have shared previously that my retirement hobby is quilting. This hobby has evolved into vintage sewing machine collecting. I have always been sewing

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Oct 09, 2014

Forced out. Now I'm bored.

I worked for the same company for 33 years. After 33 years and having risen to a rank in senior management (2nd in command at a company of 250 employees),

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Oct 09, 2014

Patience is not my name!

Hi! I retired the end of April 2014 after working 37 years as office support staff. Plan was to retire with my husband in 2 years, but I felt devalued

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Oct 09, 2014

Two Excellent Parables

Cracked Vessels An old Chinese woman had two water cans which were attached to a yoke. Each day she put the yoke over her shoulders and went down to

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Oct 02, 2014


As retirees we have quite a bit of experience to share with those much younger (some not so much younger) than us. Experience in the form of things we

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Oct 02, 2014

The Wooden Bowl

I guarantee you will remember the tale of the Wooden Bowl tomorrow, a week from now, a month from now, a year from now. A frail old man went to live

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Sep 25, 2014

Volunteer: Helping others

September 11 changed many lives. Whether you actually lost someone or not, the shift in attitude sticks with me. My husband calls it re-organizing one's

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Sep 25, 2014

Recently Retired

I am 67 and was at my previous for job 8 years. With new younger coworkers, one was clearly trying to push me out, while she was interning and learning

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Sep 21, 2014

An old nurse wants to retire

I have been a nurse all my working life. I am over retirement age and still work a few days a fortnight and want to stop because all the suffering I have

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Sep 21, 2014

Young (54) ANXIOUS.....and retired! !!!

Hello everyone! My husband and I just retired 3 weeks ago.. the day after he retired from 25 years as a police officer, we left Detroit and moved to a

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Sep 20, 2014

To retire or not

I am planning on retiring sometime this year, it depends on what day you ask me, sometimes it will that day and then I think why? I have two adult children

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