Archive for March, 2016

I Like My Job, So I’m Never Going to Retire!

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I Like My Job, So I’m Never Going to Retire!

This usually comes from people in their 30’s and 40’s, and I cringe every time I hear it. This is not a good plan, and I’ll explain why. There are three reasons why planning, and expecting, to work your whole life is a mistake: “Late career” disillusionment I’ve discussed this problem in previous posts. It […]

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Is Being Nice Worth the Price?

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Is Being Nice Worth the Price?

I try to be nice to everyone I meet during the course of my day. Occasionally this comes with a small price, because people can be quirky and even a little clueless, but to me it’s still worth the effort. I’ll give you two examples of what I mean, both of which occurred at the […]

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Should I Age Willingly and Gracefully, or Fight It Every Step of the Way?

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Should I Age Willingly and Gracefully, or Fight It Every Step of the Way?

There aren’t many things that everyone has in common, but one is that we are all aging. So this post is relevant to all of you, whether you’re willing to admit it or not! I often notice sad examples of people who are trying to fight too hard against the sands of time. There has […]

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The Real Secret to Retiring Early

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The Real Secret to Retiring Early

There have been countless books written on what it takes to retire early. By retire “early,” I and most people mean before the age of 65, when you become eligible for full Social Security benefits and Medicare health coverage. There are many ways to improve your chances of retiring early: earn a lot of money; […]

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Caring for Others is the Highest Expression of Ourselves

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Caring for Others is the Highest Expression of Ourselves

There is no greater realization of our humanity than to help another. How do you feel when you are doing a kindness for someone? Let’s say you see a very old and frail person walking toward the door of a retail shop and you decide to hold the door open for them so they can […]

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