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

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...

An important life lesson from Notre Dame

When I heard about the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris I, like everyone else, was extremely saddened.  I’ve been inside the church before.  Looked at the beautiful stained glass.  Listened to the choir sing.  Marveled at the ornate structure...

A short poem that inspires action

Just a short post today. As spring arrives, I want to share one of my favorite poems with you and encourage you to use this time of warming weather, blossoms and new beginnings as a visual reminder to make the most of your time.  The poem, by A. E. Housman, is below....

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