Tag Archives: retirement planning

  1. Retirement Transition Reading: The Retirement Maze


    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. Getting By With a Little Help From Our Friends


    July 9, 2014 by Jean

    One of the important tasks for retirement is to build a community of friends. Many people enter retirement with friendship …
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  3. The Best-Laid Plans


    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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  4. Retirement Transition Reading: Supercharged Retirement


    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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  5. Transitioning to Retirement: From Saving to Spending


    December 21, 2013 by Jean

    Most of the financial advice about retirement is about how to save for retirement; but the transition to retirement is …
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  6. Transition to Retirement: It’s Starting to Feel Real


    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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  7. Time And A Million Dollars


    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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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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