Monthly Archives: December 2010

Coffee savings

While on a trip to England we got into drinking strong hot coffee during those cold and rainy days. We found a coffee shop called Costa coffee very similar to Starbucks but we thought was better.   They served their coffee … Continue reading

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What is Computer info doing on the 2BRetired site?

One thing I have notice since I have been getting older, although I am fighting it, my memory is not what it was. We presently do all the web site and computer stuff ourselves. I will do a setting on … Continue reading

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Park your phone

Since ATT put up their rates in our area we decided we did not need the second phone line, but wanted to keep the phone number for future use. We found a company called  family-phone.com that offers a service that parks … Continue reading

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Social Security something to consider

Its easy to apply online for your benefits. I personally signed up to a apply online, but due to a wait to receive my password, I went to my local Social Security office.  A new one happened to open up  … Continue reading

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Private and Company Pensions

Presently I managed to retire early because I qualified for my company’s defined benefits pension plan.  After 30 years and 60,000 hours it was a long time coming.  The closer I got to the 60,000 hours the more anxiety I … Continue reading

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Adding a Donations button to Wordress

First install the  PayPal Donations plugin. Follow the plugin set up. After you have set up the plugin, you will notice that when you click on the Donation button on your page you get redirected to your PayPal account with … Continue reading

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Installing a localhost and Wordpress to you PC

By installing a localhost onto your computer you are basically creating a mini server on your PC. You now have a test platform to check out WordPress plugins and page/post layouts before updating your site.  Also I use my localhost … Continue reading

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