Loving Life

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I'm young but ready to build a solid retirement portfolio!

As a relatively fresh grad, you could say I just joined the workforce. Some of my peers are thumbing their noses at me because I'm thinking of retirement this early. But I don't care if it seems square. I mean, that's the whole point: It's so much easier to plan for retirement when it's still far away.Everyone works, but not everyone retires wealthy and comfortable. According to a survey of workers, nearly a third of them have less than PHP45,000 (USD1,000) in retirement savings and investments. More than half - about 57 percent of those surveyed - admit to having less than $25,000 in savings and investments! This is surprising, considering how simple it is to plan for a quality retirement....more

Oh, We're Going To Talk About Me Again, Are We? Goody.

Golden years: noun, plural; the years of retirement, normally after age 65. ...more
"always shake a Martini to a waltz step" ... might be the best advice ever.  :)more

My Ideal Retirement

NaBloPoMo nov.19 Prompt Oh I don't want a retirement. But despite these objections, we can't stop or delay our own biological clock. (yet.!) A peaceful retiring life. I’ve never thought about it before, so for this prompt I had to think. mmmm What about Mars, will they be able to colonize Mars by then and will they accept old people ? Oh I know,...more

I Couldn’t Even Begin To Think About Knowing How To Answer That Question

 Sometimes in Costa Rica things don’t go precisely as planned -- image that ...more

But Most Of The Time All You Need Is A Stick Of Gum, A Pocket Knife And A Smile.

 Let's talk turkey or cooking or chicken or butter....more

The Best Salsa You'll Ever Eat . . . and Some Mighty Fine Guacamole . . . Even for Dummies

This isn't my salsa recipe. I snagged it while I was waitress in college....more

Leave The Gun, Take The Cannoli

 About our move to Costa Rica, my darling fr...more

He Was Beheaded! Such Things Happen In The Best Families. In Fact, Usually In The Best Families.

Rusty and I have known each other since school days....more

Curtains Up!

 No white after Labor Day; no patent leather before Easter; never leave home witho...more