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Retirement Nomads – From Real Estate To Wheel Estate

By Susan Williams Have you heard of “workampers”? They are older people living on the road and travelling around the country in search of seasonal work. Some are doing it because they enjoy it. For many others it is out of necessity.

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The Pandemic Shows Us How Boring Retirement Can Be

By Mike Drak I like to ponder on things and I thought I would share some thoughts arising out of the pandemic relating to time and personal freedom. I found them interesting and hopefully you feel the same way. COVID-19 taught us how boring retirement must be when you...

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Updating The Retirement Parable

By Mike Drak A few years ago I read this parable for the first time in one of Ernie Zelinski’s retirement books and it really resonated with me. I was working in a bank at the time and the demanding work and associated stress was getting to me. His story...

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The Only Thing Holding You Back In Retirement Is You

By Mike Drak I broke out into a big smile while reading that a retirement rebel by the name of Hiromu Inada had just became the oldest man to finish an Ironman at age 87. He has established a benchmark for other retirement rebels to shoot for, and we...

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Becoming A Transcender Retirement Rebel

By Mike Drak When it comes to retirement rebels, I am discovering there are many different types. Self transcenders look for a cause, a need, a problem to be solved, something that they are passionate about which becomes their mission and devote their efforts to that.

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Shifting Your Retirement Plans In A Pandemic

By Mike Drak I just learned that my annual fly fishing trip to the George in northeastern Quebec will not happen and I’m not very happy about that. The George River is the place where I recovered from “Sudden Retirement Syndrome” and it has become my go to place...

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