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RH 030 Countdown to Retirement and Magic Hat #9

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Show Notes Retirement Segment Our guest is recent retiree Lee Walsh of Raleigh NC Lee is a former telecom engineer Our topic comes from an AARP article about what you should do 5, 3 and 1 year – a countdown to retirement 5 years away See where you stand financially. This is a good time […]

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RH 029 Benefits of Exercise and Bell’s Oberon

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Show Notes Retirement Segment If you stop exercising, it is very difficult to work yourself back to where you were. The benefits of exercise include lowering stress levels, better health, longer life, weight control, lower risk of heart disease and diabetes and lower risk of mental decline. Bill enjoys mountain biking and hiking which he […]

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RH 028 The 6 Stages of Retirement and Goose Island

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Show Notes Retirement Segment I’ve produced an article and video presentation on the 6 Stages of Retirement. It is the most popular subject I have ever produced. At the time of this posting, theYouTube video has over 8,300 views. The 6 Stages were developed in 1975 by Gerontology Professor Richard Atley. Pre-retirement Retirement Disenchantment Reorientation […]

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RH 027 Stock Market Declines and Hop Rising

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Show Notes Retirement Segment 2018 was the worst December since the Great Depression. The DOW was down -5.6% and the S&P 500 -6.2%. For reference the DOW lost -34% and S&P 500 -37% during the 2008 financial meltdown. Additional factors that increase investor anxiety Most market volatility since 2008 Recency bias – the tendency to […]

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RH 026 Money Letters and White Christmas

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Show Notes Retirement Segment Jackie is the author of Money Letters 2 My Daughter, working professional and a parent. She is a financial literacy advocate. She makes presentations and holds workshops for all ages. Financial literacy means learning about money and how it affects it your life. Jackie was raised by a single father so […]