Life From This Point

A Blog About Retirement & Aging

June 21, 2018
by Janet Holt
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A New View of Retirement

My husband, Mike, taught and coached in public schools for more than 30 years. The day he retired was a carefully planned event. The kids lined the hallways for a ceremonial farewell and his colleagues all wished him well. Exit. … Continue reading

December 9, 2015
by Janet Holt
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7 Things to Think About Before You Retire

I have found hundreds of articles, websites and books about financial planning for retirement. I even wrote one of the books myself—Investing Starting from Scratch—but I’ve found precious little information about preparing psychologically. IMHO, investing in your psychological retirement portfolio … Continue reading

December 7, 2015
by Janet Holt
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I Do. I Don’t (Part II)

Having a shared vision is the door to harmony and communication is the key. If you haven’t broached the subject of retirement lifestyle with your significant other, here are some tips that may help: