Posts Tagged ‘Don Hurzeler’
Politics and retirement
The topic of this blog…Politics and retirement This is one man’s opinion and philosophy…just food for thought. I completely respect an opposing opinion. I vote. I stay current with the political scene. However, I am completely through trying to influence others to think and vote as I do. I am through working for campaigns. Not…Read More
You won’t miss it…2
The topic of this blog is…the things from work you will miss. You will miss virtually NOTHING. I know that is hard to believe, but it is true. You will be so involved with the new opportunities and activities of you life that the old ones will fade, fade away. The above is not entirely…Read More
You won’t miss it.
The topic of this blog is…You won’t miss it. My wife and I have had some big homes along the way…up to 8000 square feet for just the two of us. By the way…we found we were happier in a normal size home. Well prior to retirement we moved to a normal sized home and…Read More
Dealing with the guilt of NOT living near your loved ones in retirement
The topic of this blog is…Dealing with the guilt of not living near your children or grand children One of the things that causes retired people to live in places they do not really want to live is the fact they want to be near their kids and grand kids. I totally get why this…Read More
Do you want to become a writer?
The topic of this blog is…Do you want to write now that you are retired? Do you want to write in your retirement? Story of your life…history of your family…what you learned during your career…a novel…ideas that you think will help others…whatever. If you do want to write and you have no idea how to…Read More
Traveling While Retired
The topic of this blog…travel in retirement I am a lucky guy in that I got to travel to all fifty states and some 80 countries before I retired. However, a lot of that travel consisted of landing at the airport, driving to a hotel, going to a meeting, going back to the airport and…Read More
What I don’t like about being retired
Topic of this blog…The things I do NOT like about being retired. #1 Aging I do not like aging one bit. Yes, I do love being retired, having just about no pressure on me, not having a schedule I have to keep, not having major responsibilities, having my freedom, not having to attend a meeting,…Read More
Has Your Retirement Been Hijacked?
I think most of us want to do the right thing by our parents, relatives, loved ones. We want to help them out when they need help. Be there for them in their old age or when they need help. We do what we can…just like they have done for us in the past. We…Read More
Is it Better for you to Take the Pension or the Lump Sum?
One of the hardest decisions you may have to make as you get ready to retire is whether or not you will take your pension as a monthly (some pay quarterly) payment, or the actuarial value of those expected payments in one lump sum. So…do you take the $1000 a month for each month for…Read More
Why You Shouldn’t Be Bored in Retirement
Why You Shouldn’t Be Bored in Retirement I’m often asked how I handle the long periods of boredom in retirement, so I’ll tell you: I have had no long periods of boredom in retirement. And neither will you. Retirement Means New Challenges Find something fun to do and then do it until you are so good…Read More