Monthly Archives: March 2012

“Retired?” “No, I’m a self-employed musician.”

Guest blogger is John Newell from Lubec, Maine I heard a new term on the radio this morning: encore career. I’m very fortunate that my encore career is the one that I stepped out of on June 1, 1985. That’s … Continue reading

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True Story

The 1920’s An Irish Catholic unwed mother gives up her baby boy and he is put in foster care in New York City. An Irish Catholic family, he is NYC cop and she is a homemaker, raise Christopher with the … Continue reading

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Piggy Banks May be Back in Style

Saving more or saving less?  Retired folks usually describe themselves as being on a fixed-income.  Usually, it is the three-legged retirement stool: Social Security, personal savings and a pension.  Sometimes that third leg is not a fixed pension benefit, but … Continue reading

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True or False?

Someone sent this story to me in one of those pass along emails.  You know the ones that an endless list of addresses? At the end the sender suggested: Warm someone’s heart today. . . pass this along. I love … Continue reading

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