Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Well, Here I am - RETIRED! The perspective change from turning 65 and then 3 years later.

Well, Here I am.
The RE-TIRED Don Bobbitt in New Orleans


That was my attitude when I turned 65, and I wrote about my major concerns from that perspective as a "newbie" to this interesting new world.

And, I can now say that I was a little naive about so many things a Retiree faces.

Now, over three years later, my experiences have opened my eyes to a number of things about retirement that THEY don't tell us.

Click on the link below to read my article on HubPages about the evolution of a retirees thoughts and discoveries.

Here I am, RETIRED

by Don Bobbitt, 2014

Wish me Luck!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Just THINKIN'- Politicians and Lying. How do they wake up the next morning and not loath themselves?

I was watching the news this morning and I was a little distressed by the fact that they were showing an ad by one politician WHO WAS RUNNING for A Political Position.

To be fair, seeing as the election is fast approaching, I had just watched this politicians opponent's ad less than an hour before.

They are both the standard offering from their respective political parties. They are both wealthy, and they both blame the other for just about everything that is wrong in the world at the moment.

Here's the problem.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Basic Economics - SS & Medicare changes


OK, I am really tired of this crap going on about the budget and reducing SS & Medicare.

This is a very serious issue, so I will not make fun of the idiots that are presently fighting over their differing proposed solutions.

But, I am not stupid, and I did take a year of Economics in College and I utilized this knowledge often over my career. And I do understand what a major financial change to a major national financial system will do to the economy.

People ......... If you significantly change SS and Medicare distributions, all at once, then,