Retirement-Online: What's New?

Lots of retirement feedback, advice and ideas from Wendy, Retirement Enthusiast/Coach, AND retirees worldwide who have "been there and done that" already!

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Retirement Online Blog

Oct 28, 2020

Home more? No worries!

It's getting to the point when I do go out whether it's the market or a short run somewhere. Seeing masks and not having interaction with people is very

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Oct 28, 2020

Pandemic loneliness

I am single and just retired in April. I am loving retirement and I had a page and a half of possible things for me to do during retirement. BUT with

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Oct 24, 2020

Retired Founder/CEO

I am also in the same boat as many. My husband has been retired for about 18 years he does nothing but sit, he won't go anywhere, not to movies or Dinner,

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Oct 24, 2020

Newly retired school counselor

I retired in January from being a school counselor. After 32 years in the education system I couldn’t wait to get out, not getting up before dawn was a

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Oct 24, 2020

How would this work? (wheelchairs, crutches, etc.)

What if I collected things like wheelchairs, crutches, canes, bath chairs, and loaned them out to over 65 people who needed them? Would there be liabilities?

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Oct 24, 2020

Retiring is lonely if still single.

I retired 8 years ago (Dec 31.13) and find I do the same things like I was at work! I get up early get coffee drive to work, work then head out for 10

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Oct 20, 2020

Nervous Nellie (Driving Fears)

Fear of Driving on highways, and especially bridges. Every time I try and get close, I get the heebeegeebees. Get an anxiety attack. Used to drive alot

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Oct 17, 2020

Is this it?

Retired Dec 2011. Went on cruises, babysat grandkids, went to the gym. Have to watch $$$ so no more cruises, grandkids started schools or moved away. Now

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Oct 14, 2020

Retired Early with Anxiety

Hello, I am 56 and retired early from severe anxiety. I have tried to work several at home jobs in the last year only to become depressed. I am tormenting

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Oct 14, 2020

Who Are You? A Retiree? A Pensioner? An Old Fart or Fartess?

Retirement Survey Recently, I reached out on Facebook and LinkedIn to ask the following (unscientific) question: “What would you call people who are

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Oct 10, 2020

Retirees Watching Out for Each Other

I was in the store the other day. We all looked like a bunch of bandits waiting to check out. I noticed a woman in another line was purchasing a small

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Oct 10, 2020

Missing a Sense of Purpose

I’m a retired teacher who has been working in the field of education in some capacity since I retired. This was more for my sanity than a paycheck and

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Oct 06, 2020

Mary the Retiree: A Story

Retirement Didn’t Turn Out the Way She Expected Mary thinks about the very different lives of her friends. Some seem to be living “The Dream,” having

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Oct 06, 2020

So Happy To Still Be Here

Hi My name is Mary, I retired in 2016 after working for 35 years in the healthcare field As a registered nurse and healthcare administrator. Retirement

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Sep 26, 2020

Did my life just die?

Hello. I am 61 years old and have been living in an assisted living facility for a year. My brother lives 60 miles away but rarely visits me. COVID19

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