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How to Kill Off Your Retirement Fund — It’s Relatively Easy, Says Insurance Expert

7 Expenses That Can Kill Your Retirement Fund August 7, 2012 by Staff Writer, Life Insurance Quotes (lifeinsurancequotes.org) (Reprinted by Permission) Every morning you drag yourself out of bed for work and tell yourself that soon enough, you’ll retire and won’t have to worry about money or working ever again. You’ve got your retirement plan set up […]

Cultural Survival Rules Help Keep Retired Expats From Packing Their Bags and Going Home; Retirement Made Easy

Cultural differences important to consider for expats AS A NEWLY retired person, do you really expect EVERYTHING to go as planned? Consider the retiree who chooses to move to another country as an expat and then winds up going back home, giving up on the dream of living in a new culture because he or […]

Retirement doesn’t have to mean empty pockets; speak and earn money

How Active Retirees Speak, Sell Books, Reports On Retirement Made Easy By Susan Klopfer Public Speaking Takes Practice; fun and potentially income-producing for retirees Are you a retiree who is looking for something intriguing and fun to do, while making extra money? If your answer is yes, you are not alone. In fact, most older […]

Expat Retirement Works Best When Differences Understood and Appreciated

Ready to retire and want to become an expat?  After working nearly eight months months to get a special “pensionada” visa, scouting out the correct pet carriers to bring along her dog and cat, holding umpteen garage sales and finally selling her mission-style bungalow at a small profit – to retire in Paraguay as an […]

Seniors, Boomers — ‘We Want Jobs Now!’

Considering working after retirement? For whatever your reason to want to work instead of playing cards, fishingor gardening … this a good time to start planning or to start looking for the retirement job that’s right for you, or build your own retirement business. Whatever you choose, you could end up living at home or in an entirely different county. It really […]

Retirees Start New Businesses; Doing It Right

Business Plans Critical, Especially For Retirement Startups By Susan Klopfer, Author, speaker, blogger “Sue” and “Betsy” develop their biz plan. “I thought I left business and work and all of that snarly stuff – and now you want me to write down my business plans? To write down my goals? NOT!!” Sue is a newly […]

Guest Blogger Asks — Which Type of Expat Will You Be?

Which Type Of Expat Will You Be? Guest Blogger, Scott Lilly (Scott Lilly is an expat from the US, currently living in Paraguay.  You can read his tips and advice on moving overseas at MovingOverseasBook.com.  He has also written two books on moving overseas.)  Scott Lilly: “Hanging out at Iguazu Falls, Brazil” YOU HAVE MANY decisions to […]

At Retirement Monologues – Where We Are Heading

“Lots of articles, seminars and “talks” are devoted to financial planning for retirement. So what about “spare time” and “usefulness” planning? Not a whole lot is mentioned about this part of the retirement equation.” Not everyone desires to live a life of leisure like these television icons portrayed — in fact, these women all continued […]