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When You Retire, You Have Time To —

Retirement = Doing What You Want To Do The tight bond between Clinton and Joe, two gay, black lawyers (one of them, married) is broken when Joe is reportedly found hanged. A suicide seems impossible to Clint, and Joe’s widow is acting cagey. Clinton Moore believes Joe Means was tortured and murdered, and that his […]

Retirement Ideas That Work — For Those Scared Sh*tless!

I am putting together a group of reference books for an eBook I plan to publish in mid December – Retirement – It’s Not Just About the Money How to Have Fun, Get Healthy and Make Extra Money When You Retire It is a going to be a fun and helpful book, I promise.  Meanwhile, […]

Quit Worrying So Much About Retirement $ Planning, Says Author, Blogger

Top THREE Retirement Tips For People Who ALREADY KNOW They will NOT have $1Million Saved Up by the time they retire Retirement planning is NOT just about hitting a number, says author and speaker, Susan Klopfer By Susan Klopfer, MBA Retirement blogger and author It will happen to each and one of us eventually, even […]

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 […]

Not Many American Workers ‘Somewhat Confident’ On Retirement Plans

JILL B, A JUST TURNED 64- year-old, pre-retiree, admits she is “a little afraid” of what’s to come when the topic of financial security rears its head in friendly conversations. “I probably would be more afraid if I actually KNEW what’s coming,” she nervously laughs. Jill and her friends always thought The American Dream was […]

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 […]

Don’t worry if you are not a 1 percenter — you can still retire on less money and have fun, too!

Retirement should not mean depression and loneliness. Retirement planning means far more than addressing money issues, Jane C said. The retired nurse expected to feel happy upon retirement, but found herself “just miserable nearly every day,” instead. As a medical professional, Jane knew that her own loneliness, sadness, loss of sleep and other symptoms are […]

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 […]

New Retirement Blog — please drop by and say hello

A quick note to readers of this blog — you are invited to drop by my newest blog, The Retirement Monologues at http://retirementmonologues.com/, where I am focusing on the latest retirement issues that face many of us as we march on through life. Not financial planning (everyone else worries about that), but fun stuff like what […]