Archive | September, 2018
mini retirement case study

Mini-Retirement: How a long-time reader is making it work (and so can you).

Mini-retirement defined: With traditional retirement, you save the good stuff for that 20-year period at the end of life.  The idea of mini-retirements takes some of that 20-year period (say 5 years), breaks it up into 1-3 month chunks and spreads it out over your working years.  A mini-retirement is longer than a vacation, but […]

moving from vocation to avocation

Success secrets: Moving from vocation to avocation

As you enter retirement, the temptation to do nothing can feel pretty strong after years of drinking from the fire hose of daily life. Unfortunately, doing nothing is not a good strategy for long-term fulfillment. It can be rejuvenating for a while, but it will get boring. Your goal should not be to do nothing. […]