Posts Tagged: savings

What’s in your wallet?

Never mind life expectancy, how’s your financial expectancy? In between the insults, disinformation and obfuscation during the presidential election process, occasionally an issue is accidentally discussed. As we get nearer to the general election, where both sides need to reach out to all beliefs, one issue that is important to everyone, on the left or… Read more »

Writing my life away

“Writing week” concludes on the JMD blog. Now, read on… I refer to myself as “semi-retired” these days.  My Dad was the most recent person to laugh and ask me what that meant.  I told him it meant I had no job offers. When I left my last job, it was during the beginning of… Read more »

Sleeping on your bank

I was having breakfast with my friend this past weekend (at Tom Sawyer’s, a nice little place off the beaten path) and she was telling me about her trip to Italy and what she did there.  As the conversation ranged, she told me about something that staggered me, both in its unbelievable nature and chilling… Read more »

Planning my death

What?  Too melodramatic?  Too morbid?  Eh, read on… When I left my last job I had a reasonable plan for the rest of my life.  Most of it had to do with lazing around in the South Florida air and doing as much of nothing as I could after years of working hard at removing… Read more »