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The Perfect Retirement https://perfect-retirement.com Learning platform to help ensure that your retirement will be worthwhile and enjoyable. Mon, 03 Sep 2018 22:06:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8.3 Trying to keep up with the Joneses worst retirement mistake https://perfect-retirement.com/trying-to-keep-up-with-the-joneses-worst-retirement-mistake/ https://perfect-retirement.com/trying-to-keep-up-with-the-joneses-worst-retirement-mistake/#respond Mon, 03 Sep 2018 22:06:38 +0000 http://theperfectretirement.net/?p=32382 “You can’t spend your whole life pretending to be rich and then think you’ll retire rich, too… Rather than upgrading your smartphone every two years and your car every three, try being content with what you have. It doesn’t matter if all your friends are remodelling their kitchens: If yours works perfectly fine, leave it […]

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“You can’t spend your whole life pretending to be rich and then think you’ll retire rich, too…
Rather than upgrading your smartphone every two years and your car every three, try being content with what you have. It doesn’t matter if all your friends are remodelling their kitchens: If yours works perfectly fine, leave it be.”

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JOMO is the new FOMO https://perfect-retirement.com/jomo-is-the-new-fomo/ https://perfect-retirement.com/jomo-is-the-new-fomo/#respond Fri, 24 Aug 2018 19:40:13 +0000 http://theperfectretirement.net/?p=32346 This JOMO piece (Joy of Missing Out) got us thinking about our retirement experience JOMO’s – things from our working years that were supposed to be fun but were done more as a duty than pleasure – now we appreciate our JOMO status. What are your JOMO’s?

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This JOMO piece (Joy of Missing Out) got us thinking about our retirement experience JOMO’s – things from our working years that were supposed to be fun but were done more as a duty than pleasure – now we appreciate our JOMO status. What are your JOMO’s?

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Can’t afford full retirement? Maybe “Mini-retirements” will work? https://perfect-retirement.com/cant-afford-full-retirement-maybe-mini-retirements-will-work/ https://perfect-retirement.com/cant-afford-full-retirement-maybe-mini-retirements-will-work/#respond Fri, 24 Aug 2018 19:32:27 +0000 http://theperfectretirement.net/?p=32344 “Mini-retirements” are just as satisfying and rewarding for those whose savings cannot support full retirement. “Coined by Tim Ferris in his book, ‘The 4-Hour Workweek,’ a mini-retirement is a series of meaningful respites throughout your life in which you take a break from your career, rather than taking one final retirement at the end.” Five […]

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“Mini-retirements” are just as satisfying and rewarding for those whose savings cannot support full retirement. “Coined by Tim Ferris in his book, ‘The 4-Hour Workweek,’ a mini-retirement is a series of meaningful respites throughout your life in which you take a break from your career, rather than taking one final retirement at the end.” Five stories describe the experiences.

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I’m not just waiting to die’: Your honest stories about retirement https://perfect-retirement.com/im-not-just-waiting-to-die-your-honest-stories-about-retirement/ https://perfect-retirement.com/im-not-just-waiting-to-die-your-honest-stories-about-retirement/#respond Fri, 24 Aug 2018 19:23:56 +0000 http://theperfectretirement.net/?p=32342 The post I’m not just waiting to die’: Your honest stories about retirement appeared first on The Perfect Retirement.

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Could an Early Retirement Help You Live Longer? https://perfect-retirement.com/could-an-early-retirement-help-you-live-longer/ https://perfect-retirement.com/could-an-early-retirement-help-you-live-longer/#respond Fri, 24 Aug 2018 19:20:56 +0000 http://theperfectretirement.net/?p=32340 The post Could an Early Retirement Help You Live Longer? appeared first on The Perfect Retirement.

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Downsizing to a Condominium? Be in the Know https://perfect-retirement.com/downsizing-to-a-condominium-be-in-the-know/ https://perfect-retirement.com/downsizing-to-a-condominium-be-in-the-know/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:52:17 +0000 http://theperfectretirement.net/?p=32303 Having highlighted the benefits of condo living, the negative issues of condominium ownership get little attention in this “be in the know” article – viz. the problems of residents participating and agreeing on the management of the condo corporation, financial inability to face major building repairs and additional financial assessments.

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Having highlighted the benefits of condo living, the negative issues of condominium ownership get little attention in this “be in the know” article – viz. the problems of residents participating and agreeing on the management of the condo corporation, financial inability to face major building repairs and additional financial assessments.

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If You’re Worried About Retirement, Here’s a New Approach to It That Will Help. https://perfect-retirement.com/if-youre-worried-about-retirement-heres-a-new-approach-to-it-that-will-help/ Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:38:25 +0000 http://theperfectretirement.net/?p=1411
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Aging in place vs. assisted living … It’s complicated https://perfect-retirement.com/aging-in-place-vs-assisted-living-its-complicated/ https://perfect-retirement.com/aging-in-place-vs-assisted-living-its-complicated/#respond Sat, 14 Jul 2018 02:51:29 +0000 http://theperfectretirement.net/?p=1263 Age in place vs assisted living - note costs are US averages. "Before you make a choice based on immediate preference or assumption, consider the financial, social and health implications of each scenario. Only then can you really answer what might be one of the most significant questions of your life."

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 “Before you make a choice based on immediate preference or assumption, consider the financial, social and health implications of each scenario. Only then can you really answer what might be one of the most significant questions of your life.”

 

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