Browsing Archive March, 2015
Fast Personal Growth Through Slow Travel
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Fast Personal Growth Through Slow Travel

As I'm writing this post (four weeks before you're reading it) we've been in Spain for over a month. Here are a few facts about our trip: My spouse and I are financially independent. I've been retired for 13 years, and I'm now 54 years old. We're empty-nesters again (for the first time in over 22 years). In ...

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TSP Tax-exempt Rollovers and Withdrawals
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TSP Tax-exempt Rollovers and Withdrawals

A reader writes: "Hey Nords! First, I just want to say thank you for your service and all the great things you do for the military community. I served a couple enlistments and I went on two deployments. While overseas I was able to save about $4000 tax exempt in my Thrift Savings Plan. I am no longer in ...

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Lifestyles In Retirement:  90 Days In Spain
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Lifestyles In Retirement: 90 Days In Spain

We've been enjoying life in Andalusia for the last six weeks. My spouse and I have been financially independent for nearly 15 years and now we're in our early 50s. When I retired from the military in 2002, our daughter was nine years old and we spent much of the next decade on parenting. We enjoyed the usual family ...

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