Tag Archives: Perspective

Help! I’m Drowning in Minutiae

Every day I remove a ton of mail from my mailbox, lug it into the house and plop it onto my kitchen counter. I’m counting the days until the weight causes my kitchen to fall through to my basement. 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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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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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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Up, Up and Away – Or Not

I would rather fly one plane directly to Hell, than have to connect planes to Paradise. 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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