Retirement Blog

Thoughtful Retirement Gift Ideas for Coworkers

You’ve spent 40 hours per week together and been through ups and downs of working together. Send your favorite coworkers off to retirement with a gift they’ll remember.   Candle – It Takes Someone As Special As You to Make Saying Goodbye So Hard This candle says what you’re thinking – you’ll be missed! Order…
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3 Reasons NOT To Build A Retirement Nest Egg

Photo credit: Getty Images   You’re probably thinking, what the heck are you talking about? Everywhere I turn, someone is telling me how important it is to have a nest egg for retirement. And the earlier I start, the better, right? Well, we’re going to come at it from a different angle to show you…
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Pick a Synonym for Retirement and We’ll Tell You What you Should Do After You Retire

The word “retirement” may have positive or negative associations for you.  To help change your retirement mindset, experts recommend renaming retirement to a word that you more positively associate with.  Select your favorite synonym for retirement below and we’ll tell you how you should spend your time after retirement.   To get started on the rest…
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3 Simple Steps to Financial Independence

Photo credit: howigrowmywealth.com   Recently on July 4th, The United States of America celebrated its 242nd year of independence. That is definitely something to celebrate and we should all be thankful for that independence. It also got us thinking, are you preparing for your own type of independence…financial independence.   Financial Independence, or FI, should…
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Retirement Gift Ideas for Campers

  If camping is part of their retirement lifestyle, you’ll be a winner with these great gifts! Whether your favorite retiree is into tent camping, trailer camping or hitting the open road in an RV, this list of gifts for campers will appeal to their sense of fun and adventure.   RV Travel Journal With…
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Top 7 Reasons People Retire to Florida

  Our readers have been asking a lot lately, “Why is Florida always the #1 state where people retire?” Well, there are many reasons. Some are obvious and others may surprise you. We take a look at our Top 7 reasons people choose Florida as their home after retirement.   #7 Easy Air Travel Traveling…
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How Much Do You Need to Retire? It Depends on What You Want to Do.

Image credit: www.aag.com     At some point during your retirement journey you’ll start to ask yourself how much you need to retire. Whether you’re just starting to plan for retirement or close to realizing your dream, in order to answer this question, you have to first know what you’re going to do when you…
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Retirement is Broken – Why we need to think differently about how to retire

  Yes, this is a bold statement. We also understand it’s not a popular notion, especially after we work our butts off for 40 years with the hopes off retiring to a comfortable and relaxing life. But let’s look at the facts. 61% of Baby Boomers have less than $100,000 saved for retirement 24% of…
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