Switching gears

Long-serving journalist announces retirement One of Pictou County’s longest working journalists has filed his last newspaper story. Steve Goodwin, who had been a reporter for The Advocate for the past 20 years, has retired after nearly five decades as a journalist. Goodwin began his career in the newspaper industry at his hometown newspaper, the Amherst...

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Running out of time

ASK THE MONEY LADY, I have eight years until I would like to retire, but I still have a lot of debt.  I know I probably don’t have enough saved and I’m worried about the future.  Any suggestions? Sincerely,   Mark XXXX (Wanting to Retire!) Dear Wanting to Retire! Most of us, regardless of need, want...

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Serving kindness

It will be a tearful goodbye for Lee Sibille of Salt Springs Elementary School on June 26 when she retires after 32 years of working in the school’s cafeteria. Sibille started out as a volunteer with the Home and School committee when her kids were attending the school. “I just lived down the road and...

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