Category Archives: retirement

Back on the Chain Gang

As of Monday, August 27th, 2018, I am once again a participant in the workforce. Bye, bye retirement!  (For now, at least.) I got a contract for the state of Georgia in downtown Atlanta, working on old COBOL applications.  (Supporting … Continue reading

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Retired Again ……. and Going Broke!!

As luck would have it, my “dream contract”, (an easy job right down the street for a ridiculously high rate), came to an end, and on April 1st, (a highly appropriate date!), I found myself unemployed again. We’ve been spending … Continue reading

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I’m a Failure!!

Well, I guess sooner or later I was gonna have to ‘fess up, and admit that I totally FAILED at retirement. The pressures of the complete lack of health care insurance, (thanks for NOTHING, stupid Obamacare!), and the disappointment over … Continue reading

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So Far, So Good …..

As September comes to a close, we are more-or-less on budget.  I haven’t gotten new tires for my car yet, and health costs, thanks to our crappy Obamacare insurance, are a pain, but since August we’ve spent $10,000.00, which at … Continue reading

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A Big Problem Potentially Solved?

Retirement, while GREAT, doesn’t come without its own set of problems.  Probably the biggest, ugliest, hairiest beast of a problem of all is just how the heck to afford health insurance. As you may know from the seat-of-the-pants budget from … Continue reading

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