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Retirement Planning; You, Me and the Department of Labor

You, Me and the Labor Department’s Top 10 Ways To Prepare For Retirement Financial security in retirement doesn’t just happen. It takes planning and commitment and, yes, money. Facts Fewer than half of Americans have calculated how much they need to save for retirement. In 2009, 13 percent of private industry workers with access to […]

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 […]

Pee-Wee Herman with Big Adventures, he’s NOT! But Bill Birnbaum shares ‘A Lifetime of Small Adventures,’ making Pee-Wee’s life look — well — boring

Have you ever wanted to chuck it all and do something different? Turn your world upside down? Abruptly stop what you are doing and take a quantum leap into the unknown? IF YOU ARE prepped for something new and different to do as you retire, you might be inspired by Oregonian Bill Birnbaum, who at […]

Social Justice, Civil Rights and Retirement

A quick note to readers of this Civil Rights and Social Justice blog — Please 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 […]

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 […]

More and more women are becoming entrepreneurs: from the outset, midway through corporate careers, and as they face retirement

Working women are getting better and better at taking care of themselves financially, through becoming entrepreneurs. In fact, new research is showing that more professional business women than ever before are blowing Corporate Dodge and leaving their employee positions to become their own profit centers. Others are starting their own businesses at the very beginning of their careers. […]

Starting now: A Woman’s Retirement Monologues

About: As we retire, how do we still grow and achieve? How do we stay engaged? What happens to our story? MY MOTHER, WHO IS a dynamic and professional 94-year-old retiree (she recently wrote a book for the city of Albany, Oregon and now is working a second writing project, as well as researching an arts […]