Tag Archives: What would you do ?
After I retired, I had time to go through boxes of personal papers that I had saved. These included letters that current friends and family had written to me over many years. It was fun rereading many of these, but … Continue reading
Food & Friendship
I recently visited friends who moved to another state. I’ve known them for more than 20 years. This recent visit was my fourth visit to their new home. The problem is that my friend doesn’t seem to feel responsible for … Continue reading
The Credential Trap
I have decades of experience and have earned my way to vice president with one of the premier organizations in my field. My time there ended because of pandemic restructuring, but it was an amazing experience with talented colleagues and … Continue reading
Mortgage or IRA?
Q. Does it make sense to pay off my mortgage with money from my traditional IRA? Should I? — M.B., Bixby, Oklahoma A. Think the decision through carefully. If you’re younger than 59 1/2, withdrawals from a traditional IRA will … Continue reading
My best friend is trying to conceive, but so far it hasn’t worked out. How can I elaborate and share milestones about my kids without making my friend feel bad? Sharing your children’s milestones is fun but do so in … Continue reading