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Book Review: Retirement For The Record by Daryl Diamond

By Mike Drak Truth be told, I don’t enjoy reading retirement planning/finance books as I find most of them dry, complicated, and I usually end up with a headache while reading them. But having said that I’m forced to read them because I’m not overly confident with the quality...

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Both Heart Warming and Heart Wrenching – Gift For 89 Year Old Man

By Susan Williams The following story is both heart warming and heart wrenching all at the same time. Darlin Newey is 89 years old and delivers pizza. He was recently given a gift of $12,000 by some kind hearted people as a result of a TikTok campaign they had...

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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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