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$pring Training

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spring training

This is an update to a post that first appeared in March 2018. Finally our seasonal spring weather has arrived: sunshine; warm temperatures; longer days; more outdoor activities; wildflowers; the scent of citrus; and baseball. When it comes to baseball I see it as a metaphor for spring: the rebirth of another season when anything […]

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6 Reasons Why Adjusting to Retirement Was Easy – For My Wife

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According to the Social Readjustment Scale[1], retirement is in the top 10 most stressful life events. For some, like me, retirement is difficult and the adjustment takes years. For others, such as my wife, the transition is smooth. I’ve written about my challenges in The 6 Stages of Retirement. In this post, I focus on why […]

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RH 012 Savings Tips and Hopslam

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Show Notes Retirement Segment Inspired by Episode RH 010 Living Paycheck to Paycheck 10% – 15% of income is wasted We thought why not do an episode about how to save that wasted money We used an article from NerdWallet.com entitled: “How to Start Saving Money” And we focused on Daily Savings Saving money is […]

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DNA Testing Reveals Surprise

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The genetic genealogy business is growing. Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday Anestry.com sold 1.5 million kits! Their database has grown to over 6 million including my sisters and soon me. My sisters have researched our family genealogy for several years so getting their DNA tested adds relevant information. So it came as a huge […]

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RH 011 Health Shares and Stone’s Go To Session IPA

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Show Notes Segment 1 Retirement Our guest is Kathe Kline from RockYourRetirement Our topic is health shares Health shares are Christian 501(c) organizations Members have to be Christian and sign an agreement that they live according to Christian standards Health shares are not insurance Pre-existing conditions are not covered Some plans have lifetime limits Across […]