Seriously . . . How Much Do You Really Need?
Each year, I trek over to Sandwich to see my primary care, Dr. Hannah, for a routine visit. After we have a few laughs and solve all the worlds political issues, he checks my blood pressure, weight, cholesterol, and he makes sure my heart’s still ticking. But then life gets busy and I find myself […]
Don’t Count on Retiring When You Expect
You know the saying “If you love your job, you’ll never work a day in your life”? For many people, that’s such a true statement that they work almost up until the day they die. I have a friend like that, let’s call her Maggie. I have known Maggie for over 20 years. She is […]
Don’t Run Out of Money in Retirement
Last week the Cutters spent the weekend in Dighton to watch Phoebe’s softball tournament. It was a beautiful weekend, and Phoebe brought her best “stuff.” She pitched one heck of a Game One with 11 strikeouts, 2 walks and one unearned run for a win 11-1 against Somerset’s travel team. Game two was a different […]
What’s Your Retirement Age?
A couple Saturdays ago, Jill and I hosted a family party. Our home was full to the brim of grandparents, parents, cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. I spent the day moving from group to group, chatting about our plans for the summer, laughing about old times and dissecting James Holzhauer’s historic success on Jeopardy. […]