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The Cajas, outside of Cuenca, taken on an afternoon walk last Sunday. Just got back from applying for (and receiving) my special bus fare ticket. Now I can ride for 12 cents! In Ecuador, once you’re 65, you get half price off public transportation.  What a great deal. We walked over to a cute restaurant […]

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 […]

Older People Changing Addresses — cite convenience and more

GUEST BLOG 10 Reasons Senior Citizens Change Addresses By Cheryl Owen Sheryl Owen, regularly writes for http://www.changeofaddress.org/. She is a graduate in English literature and currently pursuing her masters in Online Journalism. She can be reached via email at: sheryl3.owen@gmail.com. As our society has become more mobile, we are witnessing our senior citizens become more mobile as […]

Occupy Retirement! Baby Boomers Retiring; Glum, Happy

By Susan Klopfer, Speaker and Author Baby Boomers reaching retirement age. DO YOU HEAR a growing rumble in the distance? Chalk it up to the coming the Baby Boomer Express, an enormous number of older folks in this country getting ready to retire. Just three years ago, Boomers began turning 65, took their IRAs and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]