Lifestyle

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

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One way to avoid falling into the “boredom trap” in retirement is to try something new. New experiences facilitate learning, social engagement and having fun! All of which contribute to physical and mental well-being. Many new experiences require you to take a risk – physical and/or emotional. Therefore it is essential that you know yourself […]

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RH 019 Beer Cap Country and Belching Beaver

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Show Notes Retirement Segment Founder of Beer Cap Country Andrew left his full time job as a software engineer in October. His wife is a teacher and she is getting an entire year off. They are traveling to Europe and Asia starting in August. Andrew sets SMART goals – Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Related and Time-bound. […]

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6 Ways I Avoid Wasting Time

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“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” Yesterday while putting air into our cars’ tires it occurred to me that it’s been years since I’ve been to a gas station for that purpose. I don’t even know if gas stations still provide compressed air. I do […]

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RH 018 Early Retirement and Voodoo Ranger

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Show Notes Retirement Segment Celebrating the early retirement of Fritz Gilbert of The Retirement Manifesto Fritz recounts the speech he gave at his retirement dinner Fritz worked for the same company for 33 years 6 Lessons Learned in 33 Years in Corporate America Save early, save aggressive, at least 20% Find someone to love unconditionally, […]

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Scammed

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This is a true story. Up to now my reaction to learning about another victim of an obvious scam was how someone can be so gullible. Then I learned about what is happening to the mother of a friend of ours. Her story changed my thinking. The Scam: Part 1 One day out of the […]