Category Archives: Income

Taking Social Security early.

When I retired early I was a little concerned about if we would have enough income from my company pension and investment.  We decided to take Social Security early as  backup. Back then you had the option to payback what … 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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Video from Schwab on investing for retirement

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Financial topics

Financial topics As of this date July 2010 I am standing on the side lines until I see what is happening with the world markets. At present everything is in flux. The best books I have read recently are below. … Continue reading

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New Portfolio for 2010

After this market decline we had to re-think our portfolio strategies.  We are working on a new target.  Once we have researched a good replacement plan,  we will begin to post our concepts here. If you have found an alternative plan, please … Continue reading

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