How a Retiree Vacations

People normally don’t get to take a vacation when they are already retired in many peoples view. Most people think that; Hey, they’re retired, how can they take a vacation from a perpetual vacation?

Well, we retirees do get to go on vacation trips but our real vacations are when we get visitors.

Read my article on my Retiree Blog on how someone who is retired often gets a vacation.

How a Retiree Vacations

by Don Bobbitt, 2015



I’m Mad! Everybody deserves more Money but ME!


It’s just not right, I tell you!

This is my annual Rant at the world about how our nations politicians treat their Seniors, Retirees, Baby Boomers and others who are living on a fixed income.

Just tell me why:

  • Doctors deserve more for their visits every year,
  • Supermarkets deserve more money for their basic foods like bread, milk, etc.
  • Automakers deserve more money for their new cars,
  • McDonald’s workers and others deserve more money for slapping hamburgers on a grill.
  • Drug manufacturers deserve more money for their pills, even the generic ones.
  • And, the list goes on.

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ME? and Retirement.

I actually retired several years ago, and have been living on a couple of small pensions and significantly reduced SS payments.
The reasons for my early retirement are varied, and seemed appropriate at the time.
So I have no real reasons to second guess myself.

And that is what I recommend to you.
When you Retire, of course you should adjust your plans as your life and financial circumstances change.
But don’t cry over spilt milk.   Whatever happened that changed for you, you need to react to, but just move on, and adjust and change as necessary, so you can live your retired life the way you want.

Look at your finances, CLOSELY!
Do your research, especially on the web.
I found so many great sites with good basic information for retirees and potential retirees, that after about six months of putting myself through my own personal training program, I was able to make sound retirement decisions based on my own needs.

I recommend that you do the same.
Oh, by the way, remember that any person or company that claims to be an expert in retirement planning?
Well they all have a vested interest in “helping” you invest/spend your money, or so it ended up for me.
I recommend that you listen to them,but do it with a tight grip on your money.
And, no matter how hard a sell job they are throwing at you, please, be smart a d walk away without signing anything.
Here is my suggestion:
If they are professional, then they will understand,
If they keep pushing you? RUN!
Well, that’s it for the day!
Have a Good One!