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Subject:  Re: Four Phases of Retirement Date:  8/18/2019  2:28 PM
Author:  rharmelink Number:  94936 of 96816

Four phases of retirement:

Phase 1 : Can I do it?
Phase 2 : Dare I do it now?
Phase 3 : I'm going to do it now!
Phase 4 : I should have done this years ago!!!!!

Based on nearly 11 years in a retirement community, too many hit Phase 5:

"What am I gonna do? I can't afford this!"

We had a lot of people hit that phase in 2008 and 2009, after the market collapsed. And we're hearing it again now for more than a few residents...
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