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

Monthly rewind

Just in case you missed something, below is a quick summary of the articles I published at Intentional Retirement during September.  There are plenty more on the way for October, so stay tuned. Essential financial tips for empty nesters 10 essential documents for...

Medicare: A short primer

Quick Summary:  The basic information you need to know about Medicare. If you (like most) plan on using Medicare as your primary source of health care coverage during retirement, you should have a basic understanding of how it works.  Unfortunately, according to a...

The power of deciding (+ the 100 day challenge)

Quick Summary: The things you want to do are only difficult until you really decide to do them. One of the things I write about here at Intentional Retirement is pursuing big goals.  If you’re anything like me, sometimes staring a big goal in the face can be...

10 essential documents for retirement

Quick Summary:  Key documents everyone needs to successfully navigate retirement. When planning for retirement, most people focus on saving, and rightly so.  Having enough money to fund your retirement dreams is a key element to any plan.  Often overlooked, however,...

How can I help you?

My primary goal with Intentional Retirement is to help you create a remarkable retirement doing the things you want with the people you love.  That is the driving force behind the articles and resources that are currently on the site, as well as those that soon will...

Designing a retro retirement

It seems like everything old is new again.  Starting with the redesigned Volkswagen Beetle in 1998, there has been a flood of retro styled products that are aimed at helping the baby-boomer generation recapture a piece of their youth.  To wit, The Rolling Stones 2005...

What are you looking forward to?

Chris Guillebeau, one of my favorite bloggers and all around good guys wrote a post with that title yesterday.  After reading it, I thought about the importance of having things on your horizon that you are looking forward to.  That’s especially true for those of us...

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