Tag Archives: Personal Strengthening

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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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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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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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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Traveling with a Stay-at-Home Spouse

Im planning to visit Australia next year to visit my cousin on the Gold Coast. Im a 60+ lady traveling with a lady friend, my hubby is a stay-at-home type.
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Unlocking the “Girl Effect” in Guatemala

An educated girl can change the world. Read about the indigenous Maya educational and mentorship program in Guatemala by Starfish One by One. Continue reading

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Americans Too Busy to Notice a Medical Solution?

He says, dont you qualify for Medicare? No, you little twerp… Im not that old. I dont tell him that, but thats what Im thinking. I just say Medicare isnt an option… I have to pay out of pocket. Continue reading

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Starfish One by One Empowers Young Women

We are doing one thing – girls empowerment — and given our model, we cannot expand beyond 300. We want to do a lot for a few instead of doing a little for a lot. ‘The Girl Effect’ is the best way to tackle the otherwise daunting list of problems in Guatemala like malnutrition, environmental degradation, or economic exclusion. Continue reading

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