The FIRE Movement (Financial Independence, Retire Early) and Independent Work

Small Business Labs

The New York Times article  How to Retire in Your 30s With $1 Million in the Bank nicely covers the " growing movement of young professionals who are intently focused on quitting their jobs forever." However, we didn't fully retire.

Retirement Made Easy: Tips To Make The Transition Simple

Dumb Little Man

At some point in your life, you may have to retire. To make your transition more simple, here are some of the best retirement planning tips you can try. At your retirement party, network with other coworkers who’ve already retired to see what jobs they’ve taken up. Just because you feel like you have saved enough money does not mean you are already financially prepared for retirement. These expenses can easily hit the six-figure level for many retirees.

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How To Use Life Insurance For Your Retirement Strategy

Dumb Little Man

Retirement. The idea of retiring and running out of money can be scary, particularly for someone who’s not prepared. It’s the fact that there’s no hard formula to help you know how much money you need to prepare for retirement. In reality, life insurance can offer more as long as you’re able to pick the right type and utilize it in your retirement income plan. Now, you’re probably wondering: How do I utilize life insurance for my retirement planning?

5 Simple Hacks To Increase Your Retirement Savings

Dumb Little Man

Are you saving for your retirement? If you haven’t been able to start saving for retirement, you are not alone. Half of today’s Americans couldn’t afford $400 to cover an emergency expense without borrowing money or selling something. The importance of saving for your retirement cannot be overemphasized. Saving for retirement is not optional; it is something that everybody ought to take seriously. Cut Down On Living Expenses.

What To Look For In A Good Health Insurance Plan

Dumb Little Man

A good health insurance plan will help you cover the cost of illnesses and many other difficulties that might affect your financial security over the course of your life. This insurance helps people pay for their health car, making it easier by not putting the entire financial burden on them.

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10 Ways Over-Productivity Can Affect Your Health

Simple Productivity Blog

Stress, overreaction, anger management issues, physical and mental health issues, disturbed sleep patterns, irregular family life, lack of social stimulation and other factors can destroy life’s quality over time. Here are 10 ways how over-productivity can affect your health.

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5 Financial Emergencies Everyone Must Be Prepared For

Dumb Little Man

Financial security and planning can help us achieve the life goals we have set for ourselves such as purchasing a vehicle, a house, funding your children’s education and marriage, saving up for your own retirement, and so on. However, all these are expenses which one plans for.

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About Dementia: The Silent Epidemic

Dumb Little Man

Today, most people live well beyond childhood, their childbearing years, and even retirement. We all know that dementia care is expensive. One study found that it was 80% more expensive than caring for someone with cancer. Brain Health

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The Freelancers Union National Benefits Platform

Small Business Labs

Health insurance. We know from personal experience as well as our research that pulling together retirement plans, health insurance and other benefits is hard, time consuming and expensive for the self-employed.

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5 Reasons Being Self Employed Sucks

Productivity Bits

Retirement Benefits. Contributions to a retirement plan are usually matched by an employer, and many businesses offer pensions and other benefits to ease the transition into old age. While the self-employed can invest in a tax-sheltered, individual retirement account, there are no matching contributions made from an outside benefactor. A self-employed individual, on the other hand, must take time off at the risk and expense of their business.

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Featured Soloist Kathleen Moore: “Get People to Help You”

The Solopreneur Life

Choose things you’re not good at or don’t enjoy and make the decision to let them go, or else pay someone to do them — consider it an investment in your mental health. My husband is retired, and so far we have been able to get by on his annuity, social security, and our savings.

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Featured Soloist Jim Sheard: “I Try To Be the Best ‘Me’ Possible”

The Solopreneur Life

I retired early at age 55 due to my bi-polar disorder, and I needed something to occupy my mind and time. It led to some health risk factors. Fortunately I have a good retirement plan. At times this has been “an expensive hobby.&#.

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MBO Partners: A Business Platform for Independent Consultants.

Small Business Labs

  Their infrastructure service includes (from their website):  "group health benefits, retirement programs, a business and medical expense reimbursement program, billing and invoicing, and more."

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You're Hired! Understanding Job Benefits

Office Dynamics

Choosing a Health Insurance Plan. Health insurance is a standard feature in most employer benefits packages. Some will pay for mental health services, while others will refuse. Consider your own health circumstances and find insurance that covers the needs most essential to you.

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The Trend Towards US Manufacturing

Small Business Labs

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « Non-Mortgage Debt and Working in Retirement | Main | Foreign Born in the U.S.   Likely taxes on CO2 emissions will also make long distance shipping more expensive.

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Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: The Pros and Cons You Need to Know

Dumb Little Man

Example 1: Mia is a retired educator on a fixed income. Mia, in critical health, was cornered by creditors. Her social security and retirement money were ultimately excused and protected. Nobody in this busy world wants to file for bankruptcy.

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Handbook for Life: 52 Tips for Happiness and Productivity

Productive & Organized

But losing your extra fat (and when I say lose weight, I mean lose fat), decreases your health risks (obviously), makes you look better, and in general is very likely to increase your happiness about yourself. Goals are important, but not at the expense of happiness now.

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Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

On The Job

And due to outsourcing, Boomers not retiring, and Gen Yers being told (by older generations mind you) to get degrees in their "passion" or that "any degree" is a path to end up with a lot of overworked, underpaid 20somethings.

2009 130

Not all accountants are created equal (how do you choose an.

The Small Business Blog

Price may be driven down by some; however, we refuse to compromise on fees as they are set a realistic middle of the road, not the cheapest nor the most expensive rate. I have retired to writing so it’s no longer any problem to me for telling the truth. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Is Your Education Useless? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Now I can just work the job I want and retire happy&# I’m like, you moron, education never stops!

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