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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 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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Oct 22, 2014

Develop your Business Idea

Greetings, My name is Joe Curiel, and in my semi- retirement journey, I have been working hard to stay busy. One of the things that keep me busy is

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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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