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save more or work longer

Is it better to save more or work longer?

Quick note: I’m in the process of redesigning the Intentional Retirement website.  If you have any thoughts or suggestions on ways to improve it or make it more helpful to you, please hit “reply” to this email and send them my way.  Now on to today’s article… Save more or work longer? One of the […]

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You will probably retire sooner than you think

Hi all.  Life got busy and Part 3 of my series on simplifying your life and executing on the things that are most important to you is taking a bit longer than expected.  I know.  Ironic isn’t it? Anyway, that post will be up soon.  Meanwhile I wanted to give you a few quick thoughts […]

Mini-retirements and work

Mini-retirements and work: A how to guide.

Based on the huge response to my initial “Mini-Retirement” post, I think I can safely draw two conclusions: #1: There are A LOT of you who don’t buy into the “save the best for last” philosophy of retirement.  No surprise here.  IR readers are all about living intentional rather than conventional lives. And… #2: While […]

A short lesson in perspective

Late last month an advertising executive (a real life Mad Man) named Linds Redding died of esophageal cancer.  After being diagnosed in 2011, he would regularly write about the disease, his treatments and his thoughts on life at his blog. Earlier this year he wrote a post called A Short Lesson in Perspective in which […]

An open letter to the Class of 2012 and the Monthly Rewind

As some of you may know, I write a column on retirement for the Omaha World Herald.  Today’s column was an open letter to the Class of 2012.  Since many of you have graduates in your life, I thought I’d pass it on so you could share it with them.  Here’s a link: An Open […]