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To Retire or Not To Retire?

Posted on April 11th, 2012

The Wall Street Journal had an interesting perspective on the conflict that often occurs between spouses over the “right” time to retire.

Finances are always an issue.  Have we saved enough to support our lifestyle in the future?  Investments took a major hit starting in 2008 and could (will) lose again over the next 20 years.... Read More...


Savage Truth On Money

Posted on January 4th, 2012

I attended a presentation by Terry Savage last month and was impressed by her common-sense approach to money.  A nationally syndicated personal finance columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times and frequent... Read More...

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Retirement – More than $$$

Posted on November 2nd, 2011

Most retirement checklists start with the financials – your 401K, pension, social security and monies available to sustain you for the next chapter of your life.  Important, even critical –... Read More...

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Plan for Retirement – It’s Snooze and Lose

Posted on August 28th, 2011

Every morning I wake up and decide it’s time to retire! The image of sitting on my deck – in my jammies – with a cup of coffee, reading the paper and communing with nature, is almost... Read More...


Retire with International Flavor

Posted on July 10th, 2011

Thinking of a romantic retirement in a new landscape filled with new adventures to explore?  You may want to investigate life abroad. has just posted the Top 8 Places to Retire Abroad... Read More...