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About Stan Corey

Stan Corey retired as a financial fiduciary and has worked with many families for almost 40 years. He has a reputation for taking complex financial issues and making them understandable. He has published two books: The Divorce Dance https://amzn.to/2JW7IGs in 2016 (Amazon “Best Seller”) and When Work Becomes Optional https://amzn.to/2OniDfF in 2018.
Latest Posts | By Stan Corey
8 Things I Learned When Building My Granddaughter’s Doll House
1 week ago

8 Things I Learned When Building My Granddaughter’s Doll House

By  •  Family

Earlier this year, my 7-year-old granddaughter (B) talked with my wife about wanting “Popeye” – that is, myself – to build her a doll house. After a brief discussion, I thought I could do it but would not be able to start until September, when I was to retire. Read More

Does Sex Grow Old as We Age?
1 month ago

Does Sex Grow Old as We Age?

By  •  Mindset

I recently went with my wife to visit her mom who is in a memory care unit. It was late in the day, and they were getting the residents ready for dinner. Most are fairly mobile, some can easily manage on their own, while others have walkers and a few need to be transported in wheel chairs. Read More

How to Improve Your Life as You Go Through the Stages of Retirement
2 months ago

How to Improve Your Life as You Go Through the Stages of Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

I have now made it through the first two weeks of my ‘retirement’. One thing I realized is that I was already starting to lose track of the days but was saved by my pill box! As long as I remember to take my pills each day, then I’ll remind myself of what day it actually is. Read More

What I Learned from My Shocking First Week in Retirement
2 months ago

What I Learned from My Shocking First Week in Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

My first week into the transition stage has brought with it a full range of emotions. It started well with a three-day weekend of golf. But I then asked myself, “Does having a three-day weekend have a meaning anymore?” Read More

Welcome to the Twilight Zone, a.k.a., The First Stage of Retirement
2 months ago

Welcome to the Twilight Zone, a.k.a., The First Stage of Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

Yesterday was my last day of ‘official’ employment! I am now entering the first stage of retirement, or some might say, the “twilight zone.”

I opened up my computer and found that my company email had been blocked, my calendar had changed, and all contacts had been erased. But I also had an outpouring of well-wishes on my Facebook page that was very encouraging. Read More

Adult Children Coming Home Don’t Break these 9 Rules of Engagement!
4 months ago

Adult Children Coming Home Don’t Break these 9 Rules of Engagement!

By  •  Family

Have you ever needed to provide temporary housing to your adult children?

Living in a full house can be a wonderful experience and also a very challenging time. I am describing a situation when your adult child and their family move in under the same roof and have different – read as unique – parenting ideas that may seem foreign to you! Read More

My Top Tips on Making Withdrawals from Your Retirement Distribution Sources
6 months ago

My Top Tips on Making Withdrawals from Your Retirement Distribution Sources

This is by far one of the most challenging financial areas to consider during your retirement transition phase. Read More

The Retirement Expectations Exercise That You Need to Take with Your Partner
8 months ago

The Retirement Expectations Exercise That You Need to Take with Your Partner

By  •  Lifestyle

One easy step to avoid disappointment in your retirement expectations is to complete a simple but effective exercise I developed. All you need is a pen and paper. Answer the following questions, and if you have a significant other, have them also create his or her own responses: Read More

When Retirement Becomes Less About Money and More About Emotional Wealth
8 months ago

When Retirement Becomes Less About Money and More About Emotional Wealth

By  •  Lifestyle

In 1964, Bob Dylan wrote the song, “The Times They Are a-Changin’.” As he sang those famous words, I wonder if he had any idea how much they would come to represent an entire generation of Americans. Read More

Turning 65 This Year? What You Need to Know About Registering for Your Medicare Card
9 months ago

Turning 65 This Year? What You Need to Know About Registering for Your Medicare Card

Are you turning age 65 in 2018? Do you know how to go about registering to obtain your Medicare card? Read More