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Subject:  Reflections-3 Years & 8 Months into RE-long Date:  7/14/2002  1:11 PM
Author:  arrete Number:  70245 of 838412

Now that I am really into retirement, I can look back and see what worked and what didn't when I was preparing to retire. Sometimes the same thing both worked and didn't work. For example:

Budgeting
I kept track of every penny I spent for about 4 years before I retired. It really helped, allowing me to see