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Back In The Saddle…

It’s been quite awhile since I did a solo podcast episode. I thought it wouldn’t make a big difference to me, since I’m always a little nervous doing the show anyway…but as it turns out, I’ve really missed being a “live” part […]

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Productivity…an illusion?

Lately I’ve been asked by a number of people to assist them in “organizing” some aspects of their businesses. It wasn’t something I ever really thought about being particularly skilled in, but it would seem that some people are even LESS skilled […]

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Organized Disorder…

I am learning a lot about myself as I carry out the various tasks related to preparing for “retirement.” Oh, I know, there are many stages to go through on the road and I’ve got plenty more stops along the way. But […]

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What is Victory?

The term “victory” was initially used to describe success in personal, physical combat – a defeat over one’s enemy. Today, May 8, 2020, marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day – the end of World War II in Europe. That’s definitely a […]

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And it’s Friday again…I think…no, wait…

The days are sliding into each other now…with each passing week of the current social distancing situation, it’s getting harder to remember what day it actually is. Is there really any need to know whether it’s Tuesday or Saturday, when you’re going […]

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My Perfect Day

Have you every taken the time to think about what a “perfect day” would be for you? One of my mentors gave us the homework task to write out our ideal average day…the day that we would like to have every day, […]

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Cutting Costs

My previous article, Intro to Affordability, discusses how to organize yourself in terms of how much you have to live on for your retirement. I talked about identifying necessities and desirables. This time, I’m talking a bit about how to pare down […]

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Intro to Affordability

There are certain things in our lives that we have to have, regardless of who we are and where we end up living. And then there are things that simply make our lives more enjoyable – but if we don’t have them, […]

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WHAT Retirement Plan?

Have You Thought about Your Retirement Plan Yet? If you’re like many people, you’re either thinking it’s too early to consider what’s going to happen “in retirement” or you’re thinking there’s no way you’re EVER going to be able to retire because […]

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What’s Tying You Down?

I’ve been doing basically the same job since I finished high school…I’ve done it in a couple of different locations, but I’m still doing the same thing, day in and day out. Don’t get me wrong – I’m grateful to have it! […]

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