A Week’s Work

As you can see from the last few posts I’m really back on the authoring side of putting your life-knowledge to work.  And books, on paper or on-screen are always going to be a big part of the equation.  But eBooks are not everyone’s cup of tea … to write, to market or to read.  […]

Seven Week Project — Week 2 (Almost)

For those following along with me on the MrGPT seven week site project, you should be winding up the tasks in the week 2 segment. I’m nearly there, still working with the recommended plug-ins Drew has been using … some of them are new to me, but look good. Here’s how the site looks right […]

Who Knew? Catch 62 for FERS Employees?

Catch 62 for FERS Employees? Think there is no Catch 62 for FERS Employees. Not long ago I was skimming over a site with a lot of interesting federal retiree information.  I noticed a headline where the author had written something like “Are You Prepared for your Annuity to Drop 40%?” Immediately I of course […]

Over 50 and Jobless? Why Worry, You’re Now Enabled


Fore some time now I’ve been intending to write more about what many Americans call the “Problem” of being over 50 and jobless. Are You Sure Being Over 50 and Jobless is Really A Problem? The only real problem I see in this situation is if you became jobless due to your employer cheating you […]

Three Barriers to Your Online Retirement Success — Part 1

online retirement success

OK it’s about time I got more articles attuned to seniors and retirees achieving Online Retirement Success, isn’t it?  It’s no secret that I believe in a “doing something” retirement, not sitting on my butt in front of the TV … or worse yet, playing golf.  Golf is a loathsome blight imposed on man kind by Satanic forces, […]

Welcome to My Visitors From New Retirement


My good friends at newretirement.com were kind enough to post an interview I gave a couple weeks back.  I just have time for a quick update right now, if you haven’t seen the interview, it’s here: Expert Interview with Dave Starr on Empowered Retirement for NewRetirement.com There are a lot of useful resources for current […]

How To Make Money With Only A Little — Or Maybe No Money

How To Make Money With No Money

Ok, six posts on making money with no money in just a short while,  now I am going to talk about spending some money, or How To Make Money With Only A Little — Or Maybe No Money. More exactly, buying and selling money.  Yep, Foreign currency exchange or FOREX.  Now some won’t want to hear […]

Common Catch 62 Questions


From time to time some pretty interesting comments come in here at Retired Pay regarding the good old (bad old) Catch 62 Questions Today I got at least three comments from a fellow named Dan.  Reader Dan seems a bit upset at the “deal” he got in his retirement journey and he seems to have […]

Why Build a Retirement Income When You Can Just Buy One

How Long Do You Plan To Live? Remember the scary statistic I mentioned a few days back? According to Prudential Insurance in the USA (and they know a LOT about actuarial probabilities and life spans, after all), the first American to live to the age of 150 is ALREADY alive.  Wow. What If Your Money […]

Want To Start a Business As Big as Amazon?

Here’s an important update:  My FB friend, Jonathan sent me this link.  It clearly shows two sides to using the Fulfillment By Amazon program.  As with any business, you need to explore all aspects.  As we say on the Internet, YMMV.  http://www.startupnation.com/start-your-business/plan-your-business/third-party-sellers-need-to-rethink-theamazon-fba-program/ I’ve recommended my blogging friend Pat Flynn’s work many times before.  Today Pat […]