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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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Retirement Online Blog

Apr 21, 2018

I Hated Waking Up!

It had been several months since saying good-bye to my job, and starting this new chapter in my life called Retirement. I loved every moment – no time

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Apr 21, 2018

Scared of retirement decision

I turn 55 in June and for retirement, and I must give 2 months notice... Which means in 10 days time. Due to exchange rate situation (which is very complex

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Apr 20, 2018

Retirement Morning Makeover Challenge

Retirement Morning Makeover Challenge: Join a group of motivated retirees who want to take hold of life!

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Apr 19, 2018

Friendship and Food

I confronted a friend about her negativity and expressed my need for a break as my friend Sue struggles with her life. I seek ways to enrich mine, seeking

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Apr 19, 2018

Think Funny Thoughts

As each year passes I think to myself that – hopefully - I’ve gotten yet another year wiser, but then there is always that one thing that keeps coming

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Apr 19, 2018

Learning by MOOCs in your retirement

I am 64 years old. I have not been lucky during my studies because i finished my secondary school in 1975 and not had access to university due to lack

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Apr 19, 2018

Trouble finding a snowbird rental in Florida that takes a big dog

My husband is finally going to retire in June 2019 and after years of planning our retirement (I already retired and work part time) we will finally be

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Apr 14, 2018

HELP! Problem with Husband at Home

My husband retired in 1993 working at a corporation for 37 years. The night he retired, (while my parents were visiting us) my dad became ill and we were

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Apr 12, 2018

Mom and the Chicken Bone

Written in July 2015, Published 2018 (update included) As many of you know, my mother, Jennie, will be 89 years old in August. My mother is my best friend.

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Apr 12, 2018

Heads Up. Retirement is a mindset.

Figure what you want to get accomplished. You have time to do it. Relax and do it. End of story. Works for me. THANK you.

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Apr 12, 2018

Military Retirement: Beyond Confused and deeply hurt

Reconnected with a man that i met when I was 14. I lived in Florida and he lived in North Carolina. We dated long distance for a year and saw one every

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Apr 10, 2018

Stay Busy

Retirement is supposed to a good thing, but it can be awkward. I knew to stay busy. There is always something that means a lot to you (suitable for a group

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Apr 09, 2018


One of the things I have most enjoyed since retiring, is nature photography. Occasionally, I am fortunate enough to capture animals in very unusual and

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Apr 07, 2018

Retired Too Early

I taught children with multiple disabilities in an urban school district. I loved my job. Since I was a child, I had spells where I just blanked out,

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Apr 05, 2018


Love of my life left me. My plans were to spend retirement traveling with her. Now I just don't care what I do or care if I retire at least work keeps

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