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The Relaxing Retirement Equation: Determine Your Required Rate of Return

Over the last few weeks, I’ve exposed you to the first steps in The Relaxing Retirement Equation™ which were all…

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Principle & Guideline #3: How to Invest AND Spend With Confidence

Over the last few weeks, we’ve dissected The Relaxing Retirement Equation™, and most recently began to answer the final question…

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Principle & Guideline #3: How to Invest AND Spend With Confidence

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, Over the last few weeks, we’ve dissected The Relaxing Retirement Equation™, and most recently began…

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How Fast Do You Need to Go?

As we discussed last week, investing during your retirement years is drastically different than during your ‘working’ years when your…

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How Fast Do You Need to Go?

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, As we discussed last week, investing during your retirement years is drastically different than during…

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Don’t Fall Prey To “Last Year’s Winner” Syndrome

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, If you pick up a copy of Money magazine this month, or Kiplinger’s, or even…

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Don’t Fall Prey To “Last Year’s Winner” Syndrome

If you pick up a copy of Money magazine this month, or Kiplinger’s, or even Fortune, you’ll see all the…

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Retirement Coach Jack Phelps Publishes New Blog With Tips On Planning For Your Retirement

Jack Phelps, The Relaxing Retirement Coach, a Retirement Coaching company, writes about the importance of determining the appropriate sum of…

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Step 3 in The Relaxing Retirement Equation™

You’re almost there! You’ve done the hard part. Over the last few weeks, I’ve exposed you to the first steps…

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Step 3 in The Relaxing Retirement Equation™

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, You’re almost there! You’ve done the hard part. Over the last few weeks, I’ve exposed…

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Retirement Coach Jack Phelps Publishes New Blog With Tips to Defining Retirement On Your Terms

Jack Phelps, The Relaxing Retirement Coach, a Retirement Coaching company, writes about the importance of planning your retirement in accordance…

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To share a travel recommendation with us, please submit the form below. Don't forget to submit your photos by e-mailing…

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All of us are in the same boat! We’re all always looking for a great restaurant. Share a restaurant that…

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Share Your Pictures and Stories

My mother and father missed out on a lot!  They really didn’t do very much for themselves.  It was always…

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While money is important, there are things in life that are more important than money. My hope is that your…

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6th Year of “By Referral Only

Who Else Should Be Receiving My Retirement Coach Strategy of the Week? We’re now in our eighth year of only accepting new Relaxing Retirement…

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Relaxing Retirement Recommended Restaurants

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Relaxing Retirement Recommended Books

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Relaxing Retirement Recommended Articles

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Recommendations

Recommended Books Over the years, there are many books that we've shared together. Here's a compilation of some recommendations for…

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Relaxing Retirement Helpful Resources

For your convenience, we've compiled resources in many different categories so you can  spend your time enjoying a relaxing retirement…

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Relaxing Retirement Coach Member Tools

For your convenience, here are PDF and Excel versions of the most requested Relaxing Retirement Coach tools. These are for…

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Relaxing Retirement Breaking News!

Sandra Ventresco During times like these, we all need some uplifting stories. Long time Relaxing Retirement member and friend, Sandra…

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Retirement Coach Jack Phelps Publishes New Article With Tips For Determining Your Retirement Number

Jack Phelps, founder of The Relaxing Retirement Coach, a Retirement Coaching company, writes about the importance of calculating your retirement…

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How I Am Going To Pay For This?

In last week’s Strategy, we talked about you clearly identifying what your ideal lifestyle costs. That was the first step…

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How I Am Going To Pay For This?

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, In last week’s Strategy, we talked about you clearly identifying what your ideal lifestyle costs.…

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Retirement Coach Jack Phelps Publishes New Article With Secrets to A Successful 2011

Jack Phelps, founder of The Relaxing Retirement Coach, a Retirement Coaching company, writes about the importance of defined goals. Wellesley,…

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What’s It Going To Cost?

We’ve begun walking through the first step in The Relaxing Retirement Equation™, which is to determine your level of dependence…

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Getting Ready for the 2011 You Want

As we shift gears into 2011, take a moment to reflect on the improvements that took place in your life…

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What’s It Going To Cost?

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, In our last Retirement Coach Strategy of the Week, we began walking through the first…

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What’s It Going To Cost?

In our last Retirement Coach Strategy of the Week, we began walking through the first step in The Relaxing Retirement…

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Discover YOUR Number

If you’ve done any reading on the topic of retirement, there is a term that is used in many circles…

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Discover YOUR Number

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, If you’ve done any reading on the topic of retirement, there is a term that…

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THE Way To Define Retirement

Imagine for a moment that you have your grandchild sitting on your lap, and you’re telling stories about when you…

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THE Way To Define Retirement

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, Imagine for a moment that you have your grandchild sitting on your lap, and you’re…

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Getting Ready for the 2011 You Want

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, 2010 is now falling by the wayside and we’re ready to usher in a new…

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Getting Ready for the 2011 You Want

2010 is now falling by the wayside and we’re ready to usher in a new year. Before you say goodbye…

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Your 2010 Year-End Checklist

As we bring another year to a close, questions are pouring in related to last minute year-end strategies to take…

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Your 2010 Year-End Checklist

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, As we bring another year to a close, questions are pouring in related to last…

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Using Your Lemons To Reduce Your 2010 Taxes

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, Do you remember what you were thinking just two short years ago in December 2008?…

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Using Your Lemons To Reduce Your 2010 Taxes

Do you remember what you were thinking just two short years ago in December 2008? You may recall that we…

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How to Map Out Your Supplemental Income

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, Last week, we talked about the two key factors you need to consider before deciding…

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How to Map Out Your Supplemental Income

Last week, we talked about the two key factors you need to consider before deciding which investments you should withdraw…

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What Should I Touch First?

Of all the questions I receive from individuals who are retiring, one of the most important is, “which investments should…

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What Should I Touch First?

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, Of all the questions I receive from individuals who are retiring, one of the most…

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A Thanksgiving Confidence Builder

Dear Relaxing Retirement Member, On this day of “Thanksgiving”, I’m going to take a slight detour from my typical financially…

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A Thanksgiving Confidence Builder

On this day of “Thanksgiving”, I’m going to take a slight detour from my typical financially driven curriculum, and introduce…

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What You Must Do If You’ve Reached Age “70 ½” This Year?

As we move closer the end of 2010, it’s a good time to give you a reminder so you don’t…

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What You Must Do If You’ve Reached Age “70 ½” This Year?

Dear Relaxing Retirement Member, As we move closer the end of 2010, it’s a good time to give you a…

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Part II: Why Placement Matters

Last week, we talked about how important it is to make your investment planning decisions simultaneously with your tax planning…

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Part II: Why Placement Matters

Dear Relaxing Retirement Member, Last week, we talked about how important it is to make your investment planning decisions simultaneously…

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Does It Make a Difference?

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, You've taken the steps you need to take. You've determined the amount of income you're…

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Does It Make a Difference?

You've taken the steps you need to take. You've determined the amount of income you're going to need to withdraw…

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What’s Missing From The Equation?

If you read and watch a lot of news, you know that there's a big debate going on in Washington…

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What’s Missing From The Equation?

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, If you read and watch a lot of news, you know that there's a big…

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Lessons From October 19, 1987

Do you remember where you were 23 years ago on October 19, 1987? I sure do. Ronald Reagan was still…

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Lessons From October 19, 1987

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, Do you remember where you were 23 years ago on October 19, 1987? I sure…

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Under vs. Over Diversification

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, Retiring and confidently spending your hard earned savings without the constant fear that you’re going…

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Under vs. Over Diversification

Retiring and confidently spending your hard earned savings without the constant fear that you’re going to run out requires that…

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Were You in the “Panic” Phase?

Last week, we discussed the analogy of a scuba diver becoming “blissed” out the deeper they dive, and the investor…

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Were You in the “Panic” Phase?

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, Last week, we discussed the analogy of a scuba diver becoming “blissed” out the deeper…

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Are You in The “Euphoria” Zone?

Ever since I read that Dalbar report which revealed that retirees investing in equity mutual funds earned 77% less than…

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Are You in The “Euphoria” Zone?

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, Ever since I read that Dalbar report which revealed that retirees investing in equity mutual…

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Reason #4: Letting the Tax Tail Wag the Dog!

A few weeks ago, I revealed an incredible statistic reported by Dalbar, Inc., a Boston based research firm. They revealed…

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Reason #4: Letting the Tax Tail Wag the Dog!

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, A few weeks ago, I revealed an incredible statistic reported by Dalbar, Inc., a Boston…

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Reason #3: Investing or Speculating?

In my Retirement Coach Strategy of the Week this week, we’re going to move on to the 3rd reason why…

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Reason #3: Investing or Speculating?

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, In my Retirement Coach Strategy of the Week this week, we’re going to move on…

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Reason #2: Current Yield vs. Total Return

Let’s continue our discussion from last week into the reasons why Dalbar, Inc. statistics demonstrate that retirees earned 77% to…

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Reason #2: Current Yield vs. Total Return

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, Let’s continue our discussion from last week into the reasons why Dalbar, Inc. statistics demonstrate…

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Reason #1: The Wrong Governing Issue

Last week, I shared the story of Dennis and Shirley and the good and bad news I had to share…

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Reason #1: The Wrong Governing Issue

Good Morning Relaxing Retirement Member, Last week, I shared the story of Dennis and Shirley and the good and bad…

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