Retirebook

“Opening the next chapter in your life”

Retire like you have always dreamed.
The world is your oyster.

RETIRING IN ANOTHER COUNTRY

Did you know you can live in a warm tropical country at a fraction of the cost? Places such as Thailand, Ecuador, Vietnam, Portugal, and Mexico are much more affordable.

HEALTHY CHOICES

Your happiness begins with finding a healthy lifestyle just for you.

Traveling abroad opens your eyes to new cultures.

You’d be surprised how friendly other cultures can be.

Cataract Surgery – The Eyes Have It!

About a year ago, my eye doctor said it was time for cataract surgery.   "So," I asked, "what is involved in that?"   She told me they give me a shot in the eyeball, cut it open, take out the old lens and put in a new one.   I'm thinking "Are you kidding me?  A shot...

Ten Reasons To Have a Fresh Cut Christmas Tree!

Are you considering the choices in buying an artificial Christmas tree?   Newer trees can look very real!   You can get them in any size, shape, profile and color.   However, they don't come cheap!   After ages of pondering fresh or artificial trees, here are our top...

Stop burglars by reinforcing your doors for just $5

Did you know that you can stop burglars by reinforcing your doors for just $5 per door? That's right, by going down to your local hardware store and picking up a security strike plate and some 3 inch screws, you can stop a burglar from kicking down your door. I picked...

Why do I lose weight when I get the flu?

I just lost 5 pounds in the last three days. I've been sick with the flu. Time to celebrate! Is this a silver lining whenever I get sick? Well, unfortunately it's not. Chances are, the weight is slowly coming back. In this article, we will answer the question - why do...

Best Darn Breakfast in Bellingham Washington

I love a good breakfast, and I have been wanting to write a review about the Mt Bakery restaurant for quite a while. Hands down, I have to say that this place serves the best darn breakfast in Bellingham Washington. I live about an hours drive away from Bellingham....

Stay a while in Exeter New Hampshire

One of the first settled towns in America, Exeter, New Hampshire just exudes history.   Founded in 1638 (just 18 years after the Mayflower), Exeter sits on the river of the same name where the Native American's fished the falls.  The Reverend John Wheelwright...

7 Easy Things to Help Us Live to be 100

How would you like to live to be 100? There are so many factors that determine our life span, from what we eat and how we live. Not to mention all of the factors beyond our control, such as a car accident, or the genes we inherited from our parents. Everyone knows if...

One year ago today, our website Retirebook was born

Yahoo! One year ago today, our Retirebook website was born. My mom and I started our online adventure hoping to show others how easy it is to live on a small retirement budget, and it's been a very rewarding experience. Not rewarding in a money making sort of way, but...

Meredith, New Hampshire – The Best of Lake Living!

There is simply nothing like an autumn in New England.  The cooler days bring crisp mornings, sweaters, a cozy fireplace, and a the amazing display of the trees turning fall colors.   The hillsides are like a bright quilt of trees displaying all shades of gold,...

Provincetown, Massachusetts! Come and Play!

Provincetown sits at the very end of Cape Cod, beaconing the world to come out and play.  A unique blend of arts, beaches, theatre, a friendly local population and lots of history, Provincetown is a very liberal town that is chock full of year round activities.   But...

Vote to Protect Your Retirement Benefits

I am going to say this now, and get it over with. I will never vote for a politician that wants to cut my Social Security and Medicare benefits.. I am not alone on this topic. It doesn't matter if you are a Democrat or Republican. Just about every single American does...

Gloucester Massachusetts – Life by the Sea

Touted as America's First Seaport, Gloucester Massachusetts is all about the sea.   Sitting on an island, just 30 miles north of Boston (and part of the Boston commuter train system) Gloucester (or "Glosta" as the natives pronounce it) was founded in 1623 as part of...

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