What are you going to do when you retire?

What are you going to do when you retire?

What’s on your retirement bucket list?  Clean out the garage? Take your dog on more walks? How about traveling to all the places you wanted to go, but have never been before? How about spending some quality time watching your grandchildren grow up? Or maybe do...
Save Early into Your 401k and You Can Retire Early

Save Early into Your 401k and You Can Retire Early

A wealthy friend gave me some great advice the day he retired, and this is what he had to say. “Save early into your 401k, and you can retire early.” I was 22 years old at the time, and I am here to tell you the power of compounding interest is a wonderful thing. I...
Find Happiness – Get a Dog

Find Happiness – Get a Dog

If you want to find happiness – get a dog. They say a picture is worth a thousand words and all you have to do is look at the picture of my dog above. That is the joy I feel every day. From the moment I brought this little guy home, he has brought me...
Retire Everywhere!

Retire Everywhere!

Many years ago, on my first trip to the UK, we flew out of Vancouver BC which is not far from home.   So many amazing things happened on that trip, but the first thing that happened was at the check-in desk.   The clerk put a tag on my suitcase that said World...
Lost Husband at Disneyworld!

Lost Husband at Disneyworld!

Hard to believe, but I had a lost husband at Disneyworld.   We went there using our airmiles  a couple of years ago.   Bill had never been to Florida and I’d been several times so it was a whole new experience for him.   We stayed in nearby Kissimmee and took...
Retire Overseas?

Retire Overseas?

Imagine what life would be like if you retired overseas.  There you are, sitting on your lakeside patio in a warm climate for $500 a month rent.   Your total expenses come to about $1200 for two people, leaving some savings to travel back home when you want to go see...