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Bob Lowry
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When a "Normal" Retirement Doesn't Work
For many of us, a satisfying retirement follows a pattern that seems almost preordained. We work for several decades. We live a "normal" life, spending more than we should at times, but careful to set aside money for the future. We try to control our human ...
For many of us, a satisfying retirement follows a pattern that seems almost preordained. We work for several decades. We live a "normal" l...
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An Average Life? Aim Higher
Average means ordinary or usual. Average is what many people aspire to be. Don’t rock the boat, don’t stand out, don’t make waves. I’m guessing you want more. You want each day to be special, to mean something. You’d like your life to follow a path that you...
Average means ordinary or usual. Average is what many people aspire to be. Don’t rock the boat, don’t stand out, don’t make waves. I’m guessing you want more. You want each day to be special, to mean something. You’d like you...
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On The RV Road Again
As I write this, we have just arrived in Oklahoma City. After leaving home on Monday, September 5th, we have driven 960 miles, stopped in 7 different towns, and had a tremendous time. With about 6 weeks to go on our RV trip, we are adding experiences, memor...
As I write this, we have just arrived in Oklahoma City. After leaving home on Monday, September 5th, we have driven 960 miles, stopped in 7 different towns, and had a tremendous time. With about 6 weeks to go on our RV trip, ...
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Retirement and Being Single
Being single and retired brings some special issues that face folks attempting to navigate a  satisfying retirement  journey. As someone who has been married for 40 years I barely remember what it was like to be single, so I can only pass along some general...
Being single and retired brings some special issues that face folks attempting to navigate a satisfying retirement journey. As someone who has been married for 40 years I barely remember what it was like to be single, so I ca...
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When Children Become Part of Retirement
This comment was left on a blog post last month: "One subject that I would suggest has to do with Grandparents (retired) who find themselves assisting adult children and grandchildren through financial and/or emotional difficulties; sometimes long term. I h...
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Ageism in the Work Place: A Problem ?
The interest in having a happy retirement is pretty much universal. While the bulk of my readership comes from America, Australia supplies a  healthy percentage of S atisfying Retirement  readers. Maybe that is why I was contacted not long ago by a fellow f...
The interest in having a happy retirement is pretty much universal. While the bulk of my readership comes from America, Australia supplies a healthy percentage of Satisfying Retirement readers. Maybe that is why I was contact...
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I've Changed my opinion about....
......The Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Now, before you shoot daggers at me, I will add that the system we had before Obamacare was a dismal failure, too. Sick people were denied coverage. Life-saving tests were unaffordable for many. Insu...
......The Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Now, before you shoot daggers at me, I will add that the system we had before Obamacare was a dismal failure, too. Sick people were denied coverage. Life-saving tests ...
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Adult Coloring Books
Color me surprised.  Last year over 12 million adult coloring books were sold in the United States. There are coloring books for adults in bookstores, craft shops, and on-line. There are adult coloring clubs, Facebook groups, and Instagram pages. Groups gat...
Color me surprised. Last year over 12 million adult coloring books were sold in the United States. There are coloring books for adults in...
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Downsizing To a Forever Home
One of the bloggers I enjoy
following is Barbara Hammond.  Zero to 60 and beyond  is a
lively chronicle of her retirement journey.  More than that, it is a place
she shares details of her turbulent and difficult childhood, a
journey soon to be turned into a...
One of the bloggers I enjoy following is Barbara Hammond. Zero to 60 and beyond is a lively chronicle of her retirement journey. More t...
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Building Your Next Adventure
Yesterday, Betty, our dog, Bailey, and I left on our RV trip. We will cover over 5,000 miles while driving through 11 different states. We will meet up with family and friends, one of whom we haven't seen in 40 years. We will spend time with folks I have on...
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Forge A New Path
"The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences" – Eleanor Roosevelt Daryl and Mary are a couple that spend their winters in the Phoenix area. Betty and I have lun...
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Seven Reasons I Love RV Travel
A Satisfying Retirement is built on a solid foundation of financial, relational, and emotional support. Without enough income, family or friends, and ways to use free time productively, what could be the best time of your life may fall short. I will add one...
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Contributor to series of books on retirement praised by Wall Street Journal. Interviewed by Money Magazine
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