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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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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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Sep 20, 2014

The Bio-Optic Organized Knowledge Device (BOOK)

Introducing the new Bio-Optic Organized Knowledge device, or BOOK for short. BOOK is a revolutionary breakthrough in technology: no wires, no electric

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Sep 17, 2014

The Role Retirement Played in my Spouse and I drifted apart

I worked as a teacher for forty-three years, and believe it or not was was not ready to retire because I truly enjoyed working with my students and their

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Sep 15, 2014

DIY Retirement Gift Ideas

DIY Retirement Gift Ideas

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Sep 09, 2014

A Bit of Interesting History

BUYING A WATCH IN 1880 I'd bet you didn't know this Odd history. If you were in the market for a watch in 1880, would you know where to get one? You

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Sep 09, 2014

A retirement poem - may be your story too.

The White By R.A. James Early morning desk calendar stares me down. Thirty-one squares mark time; golf one day, a doctor visit, a movie show; an

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Sep 09, 2014

Doing something important with the time and talent I have left.

I am a strange person. While in a class at University of Wisconsin Madison, I learned about hydralic facturing which was then just starting to be used

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Sep 09, 2014

Saying Goodbye to a Long Time Friend

Her name is Oreo. It was Christmas time December 2004 when my black and white kitty showed up at my home's back door. She was about six months old and

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Sep 06, 2014

Retirement Humor

Over the years I've collected a few quips and barbs about retirement. Rather than keep them to myself, I thought I'd share a few with you to use with

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Sep 06, 2014

Retirees, what do you do with your time?

I retired after 30 years with the State of Texas in July 2013. I had filed a sexual harassment grievance against my boss 4 years earlier and an investigation

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Sep 06, 2014

How I Know I Am Older

Or, Oh, My God! When Did I Begin Talking To Myself? The first inkling of aging came when my barber casually remarked one morning while I sat

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