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I retired in September 2015 after 33 years with The Wall Street Journal,
2016/10/26 08:02
So much for expectations.
2016/10/26 08:02
my wife and I have been hit with a number of bills that we simply didn’t anticipate. googletag.cmd.push(function () { var slot = googletag.defineSlot('/2/marketwatch.com/retirement_story', [[1, 1]], 'ad-teads') .addService(googletag.pubads()); slot.setTargeting('product', 'inarticlevid'); slotMachine.add('Teads', slot, 'ad-teads'); }); Like the emergency-room visit for my wife’s knee, and the subsequent physical therapy (about $1,000). And the help that our granddaughter needed when she moved to a new town (another $1,000). And the two plumbing emergencies last spring ($700). The list goes on.
2016/10/26 08:03
We traveled to France, New York, Washington, Arizona, the Caribbean, Virginia, New England and the beach (several times), all in the first 12 months.
2016/10/26 08:04
Yes, we’ve had a wonderful time. But we need to do a better job of pacing ourselves—physically and financially.
2016/10/26 08:04