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Author: MichaelRead Big gold star, 5000 posts Feste Award Winner! Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 19891  
Subject: Re: Preparing for Retirement Date: 5/18/2005 10:51 PM
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Looking back with hindsight, what is the single most important thing to do preparing for retirement?

Get a decent set of clubs (not necessarily expensive) and a decent set of woods. Spend some time at the driving range. Definitely work on your short game. Become deadly with your putter. Enjoy your retirement and don't worry about it. You earned it!!! Now go spend all that money you've been saving for the past 40 years.


ImAGolfer (retired '03)

Isn't golf described as 'a good walk spoiled'? Far better is what I did (he says pontificating): buy a good fishing boat, spend a year getting it into perfection, then go out in the saltchuck going for salmon.

For years I rented boats then I got a 1996 20-ft Bayliner 2002 Walkaround, stripped out everything not perfect, installed downriggers, depth finder, GPS, rod holders, new four-stroke engine, VHF, the whole shebang. Turtle is the perfect fishing platform for the Georgia Straits and Puget Sound.

MichaelR (retired 04)

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