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Retirement Is Not a Really Long Vacation

It is interesting to see the many different ways people define the work-optional phase. Some people prefer the traditional interpretation of retirement: they slow down. On the other hand, there are lots of retirees who are excited to run faster, chasing the things they have a passion for in life. Whatever you plan for during the post work-mandatory phase, it is important to remember that it isn’t just an extended vacation.

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Is it a Good time for a Vacation Abroad?

As spring springs, many people’s thoughts turn to not only getting the garden going but also summer vacation. You might be asking yourself as you stare at that cheap flight to Malta or Mozambique, how far will my dollar go in the country I’m thinking about visiting? Or, from the perspective of spending: is it a cheap or expensive time to vacation abroad?

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The Efficiency Argument(?): Me Versus My Dad Part 2 - The Update

My Mom let me know that my father had an "incident" with the lawn this past week. They had a rather large pile of snow at the end of the driveway from the plow service (mind you, my father still "cleans up" after the plow service does its job). Not satisfied with the job the sun was doing in eliminating the snow, he decided to accelerate the melt by firing up the snowthrower on the grass and blew the snow further onto the lawn (would we call that "diversification"?).

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