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May 25, 2016

Change of Pace: Good News

Did you ever wonder if, by chance, one day you would turn on your television set and see nothing but good news? Same holds true with news seen on your

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May 25, 2016

Standing in the Doorway

I have just recently retired after 40+ years in the building business. Going on month 5. After sitting in the captains chair for 25 of those years, and

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May 25, 2016

Retired but not really bored

I retired in Jan 2015. I am not really bored. I have hobbies. I work in my big yard. I paint on wood and sell them, not daily but by mouth and on fb, I

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May 25, 2016

Retirement: Should Be Happier

I retired from my second career on April 1st. Career #1 - US Air Force; career #2 - University of Connecticut. I turned 60 two weeks before I retired.

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May 25, 2016

Retirement: Why do some struggle and others just thrive?

That is the BIG question, isn't it? Sandy, a reader, asked me privately Why do some struggle and others just thrive? I replied that I really don't

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May 22, 2016

Testimonais for Retirement-Online.com

When people say good things about me and this website... I am always so happy! It makes the time spent well worth it...

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May 21, 2016

What Hobbies Help Retirees Stay Mentally Alert and Smart?

As I sit here, I suddenly wondered: What Hobbies Help Us Stay Mentally Alert and Smart? I think READING would be top on my list. My dear friend, Phyllis,

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May 21, 2016

Retired: Who am I?

I have now been in retirement mode for a year. Unlike most of the members of the group, I did not retire until I was 82. Worked for the same company

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May 21, 2016

Lost in Retirement

I retired about two years ago from a top level state government job. Unfortunately, I retired from something not to something. After the first year,

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May 21, 2016

9 months to go

Hello, I am a Special Education Program Coordinator in the Ministry of Education here at one of the small Pacific island nation. I have exactly 9 months

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May 11, 2016

A Breakfast that keeps me feeling much much younger than I really am.

EVERYDAY For Breakfast: I eat a soft non-crunchy oatmeal-based-granola cereal that is made locally. It contains raisins, honey, wheat germ, and softened

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May 11, 2016

Changing Times

I have been thinking of late how this country of ours has changed since the end of the second world war. The year was nineteen forty six and troops were

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May 11, 2016

My Retirement story

Hi, I retired 2 years ago at age 67. Love being retired and wished I could have done so much earlier but I wanted to do a bit of travelling hence I worked

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May 11, 2016

Retirement is a big change!

I first retired about 2 years ago (2014) from the Government. I decided to retire since I was tired of the hassle of the financial world and after 40

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May 11, 2016

The Ways to Have a Mentally Strong Retirement

The Ways to Assure a Mentally Strong Retirement The following factors will assist you in having successful and strong retirement years: Keep an accurate

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