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Laying Your Golden Retirement Egg

Golden Egg for RetirementWith my countdown to retirement now on, I’m well on my way to laying my golden retirement egg!  Sure, I have my pension funds and a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) but I also want two other things:

  • something to do
  • and earn extra income

With these things my retirement will be a success…and this is something we all need to plan and prepare for.  Retirement, like our careers, should be planned out so it can be lived and enjoyed.  Don’t retire today and wake up tomorrow wondering what you should do with the rest of your life…start doing what you planned.

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Empty Nest Blogs for 2013

Empty nest syndrome

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Is this your year?  Are you reading an empty next blog for 2013 because it’s your turn?  After 18 plus years has the last, or only, of your children moved on and out?

Yay!…Crap!…Mixed emotions?

As Baby Boomers, we’ve spent a good portion of our adult lives and careers raising and preparing our kids for “the real world” so that they could be confident and well-prepared for all of the challenges, good and bad, that would come their way.

And they took us up on it!  They’re gone!

I wanted to touch on a few things that I think can help all of us parents prepare for this traumatic, or joyous, day (I guess it’s all perspective, right?).  Just to let you know, I fall within the first category noted below; my first is soon to move out but my second still has two years, and for me, that’s not joyous because I will miss my firstborn immensely.

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