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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

Jan 23, 2020

Lonely in Retirement

Today is my birthday, I'm 66, retired 1 year ago from nursing. My husband was not well, the last year of working was very difficult due to his need for

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Jan 23, 2020

Finances: When is Enough Enough? --and-- Stop Peeking!

Robert gave me permission to share these emails... maybe it will help someone out there! Robert: I have been retired 1 whole week. I had to retire at

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Jan 23, 2020

Been There, Done That!

How many of you remember the movie “Back to the Future” (I know some of you can’t remember back to the mid 1980’s but try anyways)? If you will recall

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Jan 23, 2020

A Dog in Our Life

Having a dog in the house is something we considered, but didn’t finally look into, until retirement. Living in a 55 and over community is good but there

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Jan 15, 2020

Sometimes life is just a series of little events that make me laugh

I’ve been retired for about a year and have not found myself to be bored or at a loss for something to do. Each day is a series of small events that I

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Jan 14, 2020

Stuck in a rut

I retired in 2015 and could not wait to get out after 45 years of the same old same old. Lost the mother of my four kids in the 90’s and got all of them

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Jan 14, 2020

My Current Retirement (2 Years)

I retired a little over 2 years ago. Went through the loss of daily contact with co-workers (huge loss to me because I do love to chatter for a few minutes

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Jan 09, 2020

Feeling depressed

I retired 6 years ago. Shortly after retiring I became caregiver of my parent. I have since gotten her in a skilled facility. I was so depressed going

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Jan 09, 2020

Social security and exempt income

I will start receiving my SS in a year. I am currently my husband’s paid caregiver. In Oregon, he receives a benefit through the state because he’s on

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Jan 09, 2020

Waiting for the other shoe to drop

Constant worry if we were taken advantage of medical coverage wise. Worried about spending money in case our grandchildren may need it, as they have

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Jan 09, 2020

Retired Three Months Ago

When I first retired, I went through a major cleaning phase. Even got new flooring in the living room and hallway - something I've been wanting to do for

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Jan 07, 2020

1 yr in, retired at 60. I had every one of the feelings and psychosis listed on this page

There are two sides to the retirement coin, those represented by the do-it-now, FIRE, love doing nothing retirement pages/blogs and what I call the wandering

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Jan 07, 2020

Start a Retirees Travel Club - in your own city!

I have a new friend - who has established a travel club for seniors in our own city (Melbourne, Australia). Seniors here are entitled to a $2 fare to

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Jan 04, 2020

Retirement and the Remote Control

The TV remote control is a necessary evil nowadays. When I was working; I watched the news in the morning and at night then finished the evening with a

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Dec 30, 2019

Retirement Detox 

If you are just retiring, you need to detox all those years of employment and the hustle and bustle of everyday life! It's time to relax. Yes, I realize

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