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Budgeting, it sounds so boring doesn’t it? Keeping receipts, entering them into a spreadsheet …..yawn. At Retiring not Shy! we are very aware that retirement is about much more than money. However, money is an essential tool in our lives which allows us to do many things which bring …

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It’s the first day of your retirement, you look in your wardrobe and wonder what you are going to wear. This was my experience as I looked at a wardrobe full of corporate wear – suits and business style outfits. In a sense I had dressed ‘in uniform’ 5 days …

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It’s the end of July as I write this post and Rowan and I are both proud to say that we were ‘Dry in July’. We didn’t actually sign up and ask for sponsorship, we really did this for ourselves; as a personal challenge. Call us crazy but …

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