Retiring - Florida Isn't So Affordable, Not Any More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"There's a myth that Florida is so 'cheap.'"   Florida is not the only source of myths about relocating during semi-retirement and retirement. Many parts of Europe are expensive

Movin' on Up - Playing Out the American Dream in Retirement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the top of the list is a windfall from selling a house in an expensive location such as the Northeast, then migrating to state such as Florida or Arizona where the cost of living is significantly less. " There is a push to reduce expenses and consumption commitments.

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Enraged? Planning to Post Negative Online Review about Product/Service? Not So Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  For example, in Florida, Tom Lloyd posted a negative review about the DeLand Vet clinic. So far legal expenses have totaled about $26,000 for Lloyd. Pew found that 82% of internet users post online reviews.

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Got Job Offer in San Francisco? It Better Be for More than $300k

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It is interesting that Dogen doesn't provide tips on how to reduce expenses. Parts of the Midwest, Texas, Alabama, and Florida. Currently, the market remains strong.    So, many, including the Class of 2019, have choices about what job to go after and then to accept.

Lost Weekend - Binge Watching Irma

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Concern for those we care about in Florida.   Currently, it's become a lot more expensive to drive. Awe about the power of climate change. Smugness about being safe in the boring Midwest. 

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Matt and Melissa Graves' Decision Not To Sue Disney

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A Florida jury awarded Hulk Hogan $140 million.  In addition, it is expensive. Lawsuits are sexy.   They also provide a platform for addressing an issue in both the courts of law and public opinion.

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Rescues: Give tax deduction for all dependent animal companions

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His family in Florida had dumped him and his sister.  That's the tragedy: Many hearts would open to animals who need homes if only they could manage that expense through a tax deduction. Those sad-eyed homeless animals we see in the animal rescue commercials will be history.

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Hogan v Gawker Jurors Deliver Second Smackdown on Defendants

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, all litigation is expensive. Also, in Florida, it might have to post up to a $50 million bond to do the appeal. "A jury took a move from Hulk Hogan's wrestling playbook Monday and delivered a big boot to Gawker's face in the form of a $25.1 million punitive-damages award - on top of the $115 million the six jurors already gave the WWE champ last week for economic and emotional compensation in his invasion-of-privacy lawsuit." 

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New York City - No, your professional life doesn't gear down when you exit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, with the commuter train from the suburbs so expensive, there's really no way to game the system. Had I to do relocation over again, I would have chosen locations in Florida or South Carolina which are near the ocean.

"Hulk Hogan v. Gawker" - Peter Thiel Outed as Bankrolling that Litigation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Litigation is expensive.  The Florida jury ruled in favor of Hogan. And, given the complexity of the legal system, no one can predict its outcome. So, it's high-risk business. Most people, like celebrities such as Hulk Hogan, can't afford that kind of risk.

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Leaving New York, By Way of Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No, I couldn't just relocate to the more affordable Greensboro, North Carolina or Orlando, Florida. From colleagues I found out that had gotten even more expensive and frantic since I had left it. In 2014, 126,000 left New York City. That's what newgeography.com found. Probably  Probably for many of those, it was a soul-wrenching decision. After all, you can make the big money in the Big Apple. And, it has a mystique, just like Harvard, Elvis, and Vogue Magazine.

Branding & Magical Thinking - BigBeverage, BigTech, BigLaw

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ailes, members of the media note, has packed up his New York Metro tent and high-tailed it to Florida. They understand how much of a wild card it is and how expensive is the process. The demand story in BigLaw has not gotten better since the Crash of 2007. 

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Professions with High Suicide Rates - Ervin Gonzalez

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Respected member of the Miami, Florida legal community, Ervin Gonzalez , 57, is dead. Here's what worked, at least so far: Relocation from the expensive careerism of Connecticut's Gold Coast.

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Climate Change and Retirement/Semi-Retirement/Plain Cost Control

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's right there on the Atlantic and a short drive east is Pensacola, Florida and west New Orleans, Louisiana. I had migrated there from the Northeast Corridor to cut expenses so that I could invest more of my funds in rebuilding my two businesses.

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Executive Speech Coach Patricia Fripp Has a New Book on Public Speaking

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Stop wasting time on the expensive "guessing game" trying to become a great. " —Frederic Gray — Temple Terrace, Florida. What challenges you about presentations? What if there was an easier, faster, and more powerful way to connect to your next audience?

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On Way to Retirement, It Was Perfect Storm - But relocating abroad may not be answer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Expensive procedures like hip replacements are frequently in the cards. There has, for example, been an exodus from Connecticut for my colleagues and friends to Sunbelt states, ranging from here in Arizona to Florida.

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Ben Casnocha: The Blog: So You Want to Get on the Speaking Circuit.

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Then, slowly but surely, you can begin asking for expense reimbursement and then charging for the keynote itself. Then, slowly but surely, you can begin asking for expense reimbursement and then charging for the keynote itself.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 23, 2013: With lawmakers returning, it's time to stand up for public education

Speaking Of...

He’s accused of siphoning off at least $8 million in public money for personal expenses, a condo in Florida and even an airplane.

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