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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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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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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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Mexico Retirement Locations – Comparing San Miguel de Allende to Chapala, Part III

One thing for sure is there are fantastic expat communities in both of these places, and both are extraordinary places to live. In my opinion, anyone wishing to explore Mexico as a retirement destination would be well advised to… Continue reading

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A Reader’s Comments on Retirement in Tatters

I too read the Joe Nocera article in the New York Times. It was surely bleak, and frightened a great many people. Your take on the article was quite unusual. Continue reading

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Important Steps to Finding Your Trusted House Sitter, Part II

In Part I, I spoke about how to list your home, whether or not to have a vehicle available to your sitter and how trust is a priority on both sides when finding your perfect sitter. These are my tips this week. Continue reading

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What if Akaisha and Billy Hit the Big Time?

Then the thought occurred to me, “Suppose B and A hit it big and became niche ‘Trip Advisors?’ with substantial financial rewards.”

Would you continue to live frugally in Mexico and Latin America, or would you… Continue reading

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Are you Confused? Good!

Contrary to what you have been told, confusion can be a positive state of mind. Continue reading

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