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Liberated

My Employer Just Liberated Me From My Job! Now What?

In the intro to a recently published blog post, I mentioned that there’s been some turbulence at my nine-to-five workplace. Funding was tight, but it looked as though I’d survive any downsizing. Well, things got worse. My project was hit hard, and the surrounding projects were hit even harder. I found out two weeks ago […]

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Fiber Movement

Financial Independence Before Early Retirement

Among friends and family, I’m known for being a vocal advocate for colon health. Maybe this is TMI, but since realizing the benefits of a high-fiber diet, I feel like I know a secret that everyone should be in on. My penchant for eating fiber was even mocked in the best man speech at my […]

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That’s The Way I Want To Go

Two men from very different places in my life passed away in recent years. Both died almost instantaneously and without any forewarning. Both died in the presence of their peers. One died in retirement. The other died while still working. Loss of a Coworker One morning I learned that an hour before I arrived at […]

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Learning From Your Coworkers Who Cannot Retire

At my forty hour a week job, I work with a lot of people who are nearing, at, or even past traditional retirement age. In my late 30’s, I am one of the youngest in the office. When the opportunity arises, I try to ask my coworkers questions about their retirement dates and plans, without […]

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