Retirement-Online: What's New?

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

Aug 17, 2018

Retired because of anxiety disability

I worked at a CPA firm for 20 years and 8 years at another before that. i am 62 1/2 About 3 years ago I started to feel burned out. About 2 years ago

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Aug 17, 2018

Retirement Hobby: Doing puzzles and plastic model building

I am recently retired at 62 1/2 and searching for different hobbies. Two hobbies I enjoyed when I was younger was building plastic model planes and tanks

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Aug 17, 2018

Still having bad dreams about work!

I am still having bad dreams about work that leave me feeling awful in the morning and not wanting to get out of bed. I have a few friends from my last

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Aug 13, 2018

Recently Retired CPA

I am a recent retiree ( 62 1/2 ) after working at a large regional CPA firm in NYC which was a highly stressful place ( tax season and off tax season).

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Aug 11, 2018

Found Family: Rybak's Ice Cream Store

I have been researching my family tree on and love finding those tiny leaves on my tree (hints). A few are not my family, and I ignore, but

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Aug 10, 2018

Marriage -Divorce - Death - Family

I'm the first of 9 children. I have been married twice but during my younger years. I'm 81 now. It's my first marriage/divorce that tormented me the

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Aug 07, 2018

Military Slang Terms

I want to remind many retirees of the slang terms used by those with military service behind them. Some of the language is still used today and around

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Aug 07, 2018

Retirement Hobby: Djembe for fun

If you never learned a musical instrument before and would like to have some fun playing your own music, Djembe can be your choice. According to Wikipedia,

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Aug 07, 2018

Retirement: Time to do what you want

I first found this blog month ago and it was so much help to me. Your anxiety is natural. My situation was like yours. My advice is to enjoy by doing

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Aug 06, 2018

ACTIVE Adult Communitites in the Northeast

We recently went on a trip to research a few retirement communities. While we looked at a few houses in about 7 communities we were surprised that we

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Aug 05, 2018

Death: Share your computer, passwords, online things!

I lost my long-time friend, Terri, who does websites like me. RIP Terri, I sure will miss you! Terri was only 59, married, still has a daughter in high

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Aug 01, 2018

Decisions, decisions

I worked in New York City for many years before retiring. Had a terrific administrative assistant position that exposed me to all of the amazing things

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Aug 01, 2018

Retired: Your new job is Social Director for you.

Something I’m slowly finding out is that we retired folks must go out, seek and find things that will make us happier and feel more fulfilled. We can’t

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Jul 28, 2018

Found something to keep me busy (beaded needlework)

I have been at loose ends and trying to find something that peaked my interest. I've always done things with my hands. I've sewn clothes, painted (by

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Jul 28, 2018

The Book "I'm Dead, Now What?"

After much thought about what would happen after I passed, I decided to buy this book at Amazon. I live alone (widowed) and have no children. I thought

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