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Weekly articles about how to live a secure, fulfilling retirement.

5 things Medicare doesn’t cover

Most people rely on Medicare to cover their health expenses during retirement, but it won’t pay for everything.  Here are 5 things that Medicare doesn’t cover.   Deductibles, coinsurance and copayments: Depending on the type of Medicare you choose, you’ll still be...

How to optimize your life for retirement

To optimize something is to “make it as perfect, effective or functional as possible.”  That’s a good goal for retirement.  After all, you only have one shot at it, so make it the best it can be.  Here’s how to optimize your life for retirement. Control...

Finish the year strong

We just wrapped up Labor Day Weekend here in the U.S.  That is the unofficial end of summer and it means we only have four months to go before we finish up this year and start a new decade.  That’s plenty of time to get a few things done and finish the year...

Internal vs External Scorecard

Warren Buffett once said: “The big question about how people behave is whether they’ve got an inner scorecard or an outer scorecard.  It helps if you can be satisfied with an inner scorecard.” The scorecard he’s talking about is how you measure success in any given...

What won’t change?

Read this quote from Jeff Bezos and then let’s apply it to retirement. “I very frequently get the question: 'What's going to change in the next 10 years?' And that is a very interesting question; it's a very common one. I almost never get the question: 'What's not...

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