Category Archives: All Things Financial

Is House Sitting for You?

I am very interested in this housesitting, anywhere. Is this “club” yours? Tell me more. Continue reading

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At Age 28, He Has a Decade of Savings

I’m 28 years old. I’ve been saving for retirement since I was around 18. I happened to find your “20 Questions – We are Frequently Asked” and this was very helpful for me. Continue reading

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Horrendous and Frightening Healthcare Costs in NYC

Yesterday I got two notices from my insurance company for the blood tests performed. The total submitted to them by the lab was just a few dollars short of US $10,000.00. Yes, you read that right. $10,000.00 for blood tests. Continue reading

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Retirement: A Time to Engage or Disengage from Life?

A retiree’s pursuits can be localized and modest or global and massive. It just depends on how you wish to spend your time. Continue reading

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Single Woman Going to Chiang Mai, Thailand

I was doing a tour to Thailand in November, but my friend backed out. I am debating whether just to cancel it and do Chiang Mai on my own. Any advice/suggestions welcome. Continue reading

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Get Out of Debt Using “Loan Forgiveness” Programs

SoYouWanna pay off your student loans? Consider Wiping Out Your Loans With Some Do-Gooding. Continue reading

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What to Do with Mail on Long-term Travel?

Between your automatic payments and your online check writing ability, you can manage just about anything. Continue reading

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I’m Not Yet 30 and Working on Retirement

Things are going well. I’m very happy that I found you when I was 25 and when I was not very happy about my job or my life. Continue reading

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Rising from the Ashes to Newfound Freedom

Sometimes retirement doesn’t come in a neat package – it can be thrust upon us in the disguise of uncomfortable circumstances. This is what has happened to you and we invite you to look at this as a great opportunity to reinvent yourself. Continue reading

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The Power of Having a Plan

I am so happy the day I ran across your blog, I don’t even remember how that happened, but I have been a faithful reader ever since. Continue reading

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