Category Archives: Retirement planning

  1. Retirement Transition Reading: The Retirement Maze

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    July 29, 2014 by Jean

    Recently, a reader recommended that I take a look at The Retirement Maze: What You Should Know Before and After …
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  2. The Best-Laid Plans

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    June 11, 2014 by Jean

    The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft agley, And lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain – Robert …
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  3. Retirement Transition Reading: Supercharged Retirement

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    February 23, 2014 by Jean

    It’s probably not surprising, given my academic training, that my response to any approaching major life event is an extensive …
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  4. Transition to Retirement: It’s Starting to Feel Real

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    July 26, 2013 by Jean

    I am a long-range planner. (I used to joke that if I washed out of academia, I could pursue an …
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  5. Time And A Million Dollars

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    June 20, 2013 by Jean

    For many, the dream of retirement is about having the luxury of time to do things that work never left …
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  6. Retirement Preview: The Temptation to Be a Hermit

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    June 4, 2013 by Jean

    It has been two weeks since I arrived in Maine for the summer. This is the last year that I …
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  7. Transitioning to Retirement: Will I Have Enough Money?

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    May 2, 2013 by Jean

    This has been a longer hiatus between blog posts than I had planned. Part of the explanation is that I …
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I am Jean Potuchek, a professional sociologist who has just stepped into the next phase of my life, retirement, after more than thirty years of college teaching. This blog is about my experience of that new phase of life.

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