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!

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Aug 20, 2014

3 Mistakes Boomers Make During the Retirement Transition Period

3 Mistakes Boomers Make During the Retirement Transition Period

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Aug 20, 2014

What will I do?

My job was eliminated at age 65, with a 6 months severance package. I have lots of hobbies, but found myself in a depression and very anxious. I have

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Aug 17, 2014


I retired at age 62 from a government job where I had worked for 33 years in different capacities. I always enjoyed my work and the people but a new CEO

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Aug 12, 2014

"Top Ten Reasons to Retire"

1) Not enough to do at work 2) Don't need the stress of being ignored 3) I will never be this young again 4) I want to enjoy life while I can 5) Really,

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Aug 12, 2014

Dog Tails from the dark side

In my first post to this group I told how, when I retired, I gave myself a gift of a puppy. As background, and after much research on show versus field

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Jul 26, 2014

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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Jul 26, 2014

Don't retire

Hi my name is shirley, I'm 65, and retired 2yrs ago, only retired due to ill health and after my op couldn't face going back to work, so retired but I'm

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Jul 26, 2014

Retirement is fun?

I sympathize with those people who are having a hard time dealing with retirement. My job was eliminated in June, 2014. I am 65 and planned (tentatively)

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Jul 24, 2014


In my Twilight Years: As I've aged, I've become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I've become my own friend. I can hit the golf ball

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Jul 23, 2014

Retirement: Not What I Expected!

I retired at the young age of 60 (1 year ago) because I was sick of my co-workers & bosses, burnt out on the work, didn't want the responsibilities & stress

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Jul 22, 2014

Life... can be taken away at any moment

Got this in an email from my Uncle today. Pretty insiteful: I had a very special teacher in high school many years ago whose husband died suddenly of

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Jul 17, 2014

Now That It's Here... I'm Angry!

Where I work, people normally retire after 30 years of service. I have 27 years in and am feeling the Big Squeeze. It makes me feel bad; stressed, anxious,

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Jul 17, 2014

Unhappily Retired

Having left the lower 48 states, moved to Alaska when 22 yoa, and living there for 35 years my life was turned upside down when I retired. Over a year's

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Jul 16, 2014

Paid Blogs / getting started

Greetings from South Africa. I have read your Online Business and your response to my first 'introductory posting' a while back. Some interesting and

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Jul 14, 2014


I have made everyone sick to death listening to me about my concerns about retiring...I am 65..there I said all decisions rest on me... I have

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