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Retirement Is Awful! 3 Tips to Get You on the Positive Side of That Experience
2 weeks ago

Retirement Is Awful! 3 Tips to Get You on the Positive Side of That Experience

Everyone has complaints about their work, and often, retirement seems an idyllic time of freedom from schedules and appointments with far fewer responsibilities. But, as with all phases of life, there are good and bad facets…
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The True Meaning of Downsizing: What to Keep, What to Release
3 weeks ago

The True Meaning of Downsizing: What to Keep, What to Release

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Yesterday morning this landed in my inbox from Margaret Manning:

Downsizing (and simplification, more generally) has been a passion of mine over the last several years. And, one of the things that I have discovered through this process is that downsizing isn’t so much about letting go of “stuff” as it is letting go of emotions, memories and psychological barriers to change. So, let’s talk about how to get ready for downsizing at any age. Have you already gone through the process of downsizing your home? Or, are you thinking about doing this in the years to come? Read More

How Would You Like to Spend Your Time in Retirement?
3 weeks ago

How Would You Like to Spend Your Time in Retirement?

Most of us have spent our lives learning.

We went to school, we had role models and we discovered many things simply by doing and stumbling and doing again. We have learned from our friends, our parents, our spouses and partners and our children. Read More

6 Tips to Finding a Dream Retirement Destination with Your Spouse
3 weeks ago

6 Tips to Finding a Dream Retirement Destination with Your Spouse

Over the next decade, 75 million Americans will retire. For couples, it may be surprising to learn that this transition may prove more difficult than for a single man or woman. Read More

8 Ways to Be with a Sick Friend When They Most Need It
3 weeks ago

8 Ways to Be with a Sick Friend When They Most Need It

Recently, I came down with a terrible bug that progressed quickly and mercilessly into bronchitis then asthma. I was rendered helpless for a few days, feeling too weak to venture far from my bed. Read More

How Do You Know You Have Just Enough? The Secret to Staying Downsized
4 weeks ago

How Do You Know You Have Just Enough? The Secret to Staying Downsized

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You’ve gone through the incredibly hard process of downsizing your house to a smaller place – maybe a much smaller place. You’ve moved, organized things, and figured out just where to put everything you took with you. Read More

Blending Technology with Older Traditions to Preserve Memories
4 weeks ago

Blending Technology with Older Traditions to Preserve Memories

Not so long ago, the way to hold onto memories was to create photo albums and scrapbooks. Today most people use apps like Facebook and tag their photos. Online backups keep photos safe indefinitely. I could go on, but you get the idea. Read More

Always Dreamed of Writing a Book in Your 60s? Prepare Well and Find the Perfect Writing Space
4 weeks ago

Always Dreamed of Writing a Book in Your 60s? Prepare Well and Find the Perfect Writing Space

If you have decided, now that you’re in your 60s, that this is a good time to finally write the book you’ve been promising for so many years you’ve lost count, you have to start with some very basic questions: how, why, where, and when? Read More

How Gazingus Pin Awareness Can Save You Big Bucks After 60
4 weeks ago

How Gazingus Pin Awareness Can Save You Big Bucks After 60

Taxes aren’t handled the same worldwide. As tax time in the US has recently come and gone, my blood pressure will stabilize and profound sighs diminish. Now it’s a good time to concentrate on another money issue – namely, what we buy. Read More

Is Living in a Retirement Community Right for You? Here’s How to Find Out!
1 month ago

Is Living in a Retirement Community Right for You? Here’s How to Find Out!

A few years ago, I began thinking about how I would choose to live if I could live any way that I wanted to. Read More