Lifestyle

Closing the Loop

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closing the loop

It’s kind of funny how life goes. When I was an undergrad student I didn’t have a clue what I wanted to study let alone what I wanted to do with my life. My degree in Social Sciences didn’t get me very far in my home town of Buffalo, NY. After college, I resumed the […]

Finance

Drawn to FIRE

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FIRE

If you haven’t heard of FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) you’re not alone[1].   However, awareness of FIRE is growing as evidenced by the attention it’s receiving from the mainstream media. How to Retire in Your 30s with $1 Million in the Bank – New York Times Achieving Financial Independence at Any Age – Forbes […]

Podcasts

RH 032 Advertising Disruption and a Beer Battle

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Show Notes Retirement Segment Summary of Retire Hoppy podcast episode 32 Rick’s career was selling broadcast (TV and radio) advertising Worked about 40 years There were many signs that the industry was undergoing massive restructuring. His job went away in July Nov 2016 and he moved to Scottsdale in Nov from Chicago Lots of Chicago […]

Lifestyle

Design Time

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design time

This is the third in a series chronicling our move into a 55+ community. If you missed the second installation, here’s a link Don’t Go It Alone When Building a New Home Why the Rush? Before we signed our purchase contract, we looked over a template. One thing that stood out was the requirement to […]