Tag Archive: retirement

Apr 18

Noble’s Pond The Premier 55+ Active Adult Community

Last week hubby and I attended the 15th Annual 55+ Expo held at Dover Downs in Dover, Delaware. This annual 55+ Expo is geared towards active adults with over 100 vendors, a Wellness Center with free health screenings, live entertainment, a cooking show, job fair and much more all sponsored by Central Delaware Chamber of …

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Jul 24

Road Trip to Retirement–Four Seasons

Hello friends, and welcome to another installment of “Road Trip to Retirement”  Hubby and I drove to the Four Seasons, an Active Adult Living Community on Bayview Road in Middletown, Delaware.   The first home we toured was the Martinique, which is a 2-3 bedroom, 2-3 bathroom model and at the time of this post …

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Jan 21

Retire Don’t Rot ~ 10 Tips to Take a Stand Against Just Sitting

Hello friends, according to the American Heart Association, being physically active is important to prevent heart disease and stroke, the nation’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers. To improve overall cardiovascular health, they suggest at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise or 75 minutes per week of vigorous exercise (or a combination of …

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Oct 06

The Sky Is Not Falling ~ Debunking Social Security Myths

Hello friends, Happy Money Monday  Several months ago I attended an AARP Seminar and one of the topics of discussion was collecting Social Security benefits.  A few women in the audience were concerned because they believed that when the time came for them to collect Social Security, the system would be bankrupt.  The speaker tried …

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Jul 03

Menopause Madness | Warm Weather Wardrobe

Hello ladies…sorry guys but I am just talking to the ladies today, we’ll chat later. If you are a women of a “particular age” as Wendy Williams likes to phrase it, and you are premenopausal or in full menopause, you know how difficult it can sometimes be getting dressed when it’s hot.  I keep a …

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Jul 01

Living in Latin America | Where Will We Retire

Hello Friends, I hope all is well in your world. Today is the day that my hubby is officially retired from the State of Delaware – WOOHOO – CONGRATS Hun! Prior to this day and for the past several years he has chosen and then changed his mind on a half dozen places of where …

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Jun 16

Now That You’ve Got More Time, What Are You Going To Do With It?

Hello friends, I hope all is well in your world.  Did you know that on average people worldwide are living six years longer than they were 20 years ago?  Thanks to improved medical advances and declining tobacco use the average life expectancy for women in the United States is 81 and male life expectancy is …

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May 13

Ready for Retirement | Avoid these Mistakes

Hello Friends and Happy Tuesday   Have you and your spouse started thinking about retirement?  Perhaps it’s several years off or maybe in the not-so-distant future.  What are your plans, will you be traveling or just relaxing on the back deck watching the sun rise while sipping your morning coffee? Hubby will be retiring from …

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Apr 17

Thankful Thursday | Emotional Week

Hello Friends and Happy Thankful Thursday! Last week was an emotional roller coaster filled with both highs and lows. Monday, I taught a Blogging 201 class:Monetizing Your Blog, and it was a full house despite the torrential downpour of rain. Everyone was enthusiastic, asked questions and participated in lively discussions, it was one of the best …

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Apr 15

Retire or Regroup | Encore Entrepreneur

Hello Friends and Happy Tax Day Tuesday! If you’re anything like me no matter what year in your career you’re in, the countdown to retirement has begun. I never told hubby, but when he signed his retirement papers on the 28th of February I was extremely jealous! It’s not that I’m ready to sit home …

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