What Happens Next?

My Comments: The United States, despite it’s claims to be a peace loving nation, finds itself confronting nations across the planet on an almost daily basis. In just the Middle East, we have many thousands of troops and Navy personnel stationed within a few hundred miles of Iran. That includes at least 8 surrounding countries. …

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This Is US! Happy New Year!

Thinking about the passage of time can be mind boggling. As we move into the next decade, I encourage you to read this article to put tonight’s event into perspective. Ethan Siegal \ December 31, 2019 \ https://tinyurl.com/wvjykqd Our Universe has been around for 13.8 billion years since the Big Bang. This timespan is so …

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Climate Change and Retirement, Part II

Last May I published Part I where I talked about climate change and it’s implications for anyone with plans to retire in Florida or is already here. I was fortunate also to have it appear in our local newspaper, the Gainesville Sun. My main focus these days is marketing my online school, Successful Retirement Secrets. …

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An Impeachment Insight

With the public hearings now ongoing in DC, here’s a quick thought that might help better understand the questions asked and the answers that follow. For more than 20 years, I’ve served as a board member of a public foundation, sometimes known as a not-for-profit charity. For all board members, it’s imperative we understand the …

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Fiduciary Standards, Retirement, and Politics

The definition of “fiduciary standard” I prefer to use goes like this: to conduct oneself legally, ethically, and morally when giving advice and acting on behalf of others. It means I’ll act in someone’s best interest at all times. It implies the duty of good faith and trust at all times when performing duties on …

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I’m 78 and refuse to retire…

Imagine my surprise to see this headline a few days ago, just a few days before I turned 78. And it got better: the author says he’s been married to the same woman for 50 years, they are the proud parents of two children, and have two grandchildren. As for me, my wife and I …

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