Retirement stories, books, poems, and more

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The following is an article “Retirement Shouldn’t Be Hard If You Plan Now” by Marc Primo Pulisci. Retirement is an essential subject for anyone wanting to secure a bright future. However, many individuals are mistaken about the term ‘retirement’ being tantamount to monetary value than just age. Once you learn… Read More
entering old age, what to expect, what to look forward to, what not to look forward to. Read More
walter sees the end of one career and the beginning of another all through a childhood companion Read More
Old people and museums. Is there anything better? Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A highly prized recruit signs with his dream institution. Read More

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Comments: 7

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The The Imaginarium House

Flash fiction inspired by picture prompt Read More
I've tried to inject a touch of humour into the short story, its more of an essay but with short story elements. I really think we need to find that elusive life boat when state pensions are concerned.. Read More
Everything you need to know about luck. Read More
A how-to guide for expats on making money in Thailand. Read More
Want to know how to retire in Thailand and double your income? In little over 100 pages you’ll learn why Thailand is your best retirement option regardless of your age or income, and… How to live in comfort and beauty for a fraction of the cost. Starting now Why your… Read More
There are illusions everywhere, created as an entertainment or a natural occurrence. Read More
Everything you need to know about luck. Read More
A grandfather clock is delivered to a retirement center. Soon after the residents and staff start dropping like flies. Read More
This is a story about two married brothers who place their old father into a retirement home whilst he pleads with them not to...and the old man goes blind with grief....and then the two brothers are visited by it..... Read More

Book / Young Adult

January 18, 2013

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James used to be a Superhero, but four years after being caught, beaten and left to die, he is a shell of his former self. Seeing a counsellor, but still drinking, James starts to find his feet again, and starts to believe in what he did. Reacquainting himself with the… Read More

Book / Humor

November 19, 2012

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The Booksie Classic House

FREE CHAPTER FROM THE LAST STOP AVAILABLE NOW AT AMAZON.COM Welcome! Things are bustling at the Mary Stuart Riley Home for People of Advanced Years and you are the newest resident. If you were thinking about quietly entering your twilight years, think again. Boxing matches, ex cons, Olympic hopefuls, cannibalistic… Read More
One day, an 81 year old man breaks out of the Retirement home his children placed him in, and goes out on the Town! Some hummor, some serious. Enjoy!! (: Read More
A short bit i had to write for my creative writing class. (it has no point, but we were studying conversation - that's why i wrote it.) The summary was part of the scene. Barry and Millie, live at 10 Shadow Lawn Drive in a 'Retirement Village' In Marietta, South… Read More
Jeff's wife feeds on his timid nature as he contemplates how to tell her he's retiring. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Just a short piece to all those out there who are finding it difficult to retire from work. Read More

Short Story / Humor

December 07, 2006

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Leaving the big smoke and retiring to the country is a dream many of us have. This one went a bit awry on day one. Then, you have to laugh, don't you (or just go crazy!) Read More
Discusses how the concept of the Social Security Trust Fund has no basis in law and does not really exist. It is a myth put forth by U.S. politicians to allay the concerns of working Americans that their Social Security taxes are being safeguarded and properly invested for the purpose… Read More
Explains how Social Security "surplus" tax revenues are misused to reduce and, therefore, disguise the true size of the annual U.S. Federal Budget deficit and national debt. Read More
Explains how the American public's demand for higher government spending and lower taxes has impacted the U.S. Social Security System. With a view to the taxes collected and benefits to be paid in the future. Read More
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