Category Archives: Retirement

Review: 65 Things to Do When You Retire

65 Things to Do When You Retire, 65 Notable Achievers on How to Make the Most of the Rest of Your Life edited by Mark Evan Chimsky is not a book suggesting a bucket list or a “to do” list … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Musings

Having a Garage Sale: work, a little cash, less stuff. The coolness of a north facing garage on a hot summer day. A peaceful time. Reading. Watching and hearing the world go by. Breeze in the tree tops. Lawns being … Continue reading

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This Resting Object

I find Newton’s First Law of Motion applies to life after retirement. “An object will stay at rest or continue at a constant velocity unless acted upon by an external force.” All too frequently that describes me so perfectly. I’ve … Continue reading

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Save Early, Retire Early

There’s a discussion on whether to invest in a 401K or pay off debt going on over at Free Money Finance. A FMF reader started a new, higher paying job and is deciding whether to invest the increased income in … Continue reading

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Senior Spelling Bee

If you are 50 or older and love to spell, check out the National Senior Spelling Bee. The spelling bee is held in Cheyenne, Wyoming in mid-June. Don’t expect fame or big prizes if you win, but do expect a … Continue reading

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Winter is Here

Winter has arrived in metro Kansas City. Two days ago it was 70 degrees. Yesterday, it dropped to the low 30s with freezing rain and sleet. Today, it hovered around 17 degrees and this afternoon the snow moved in. I … Continue reading

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