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10 Things I Learned from Rick and Leo About Creating an Inspiring Retirement
1 month ago

10 Things I Learned from Rick and Leo About Creating an Inspiring Retirement

I am now officially retired. Yes, I know, the word retirement is antiquated and ridiculous. I didn’t retire from life. Rather, I stopped working 9-5, five days a week and getting a paycheck. Now I work 10 hours a day writing, researching, reading and blogging – and get no paycheck. Read More

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a DIY Project
1 month ago

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a DIY Project

Do It Yourself, or DIY, is the latest craze for making or repairing anything and everything. DIY Projects are a set of instructions, guidelines, steps, tasks and so on, for making something. Read More

7 Reasons Having a Network of Girlfriends is Important as We Age
1 month ago

7 Reasons Having a Network of Girlfriends is Important as We Age

Women tend to live longer than men, and there may come a time in the life of a couple when the wife is left all alone. This can be devastating if she’s been dependent on her spouse for emotional support when things go wrong. Read More

4 Ways That Reading Can Improve the Quality of Your Life After 60
1 month ago

4 Ways That Reading Can Improve the Quality of Your Life After 60

Although I’ve been an avid reader all my life, I’d honestly never heard the term “bibliotherapy” until recently. Apparently, I’ve been out of the loop. Read More

How to Improve the Quality of Your Transition to Retirement
1 month ago

How to Improve the Quality of Your Transition to Retirement

Similar to the positive, indelible first impression one wants to make on the first day of work, a signature transition to retirement can be just as meaningful. Read More

6 Reasons to Attend Your 40th Class Reunion
1 month ago

6 Reasons to Attend Your 40th Class Reunion

Do you attend class reunions or avoid them? I have friends who regularly organize class reunions and other friends who wouldn’t go even if they were paid to attend. I’ve been on both sides – eagerly attending some reunions and dismissing others. Read More

How to Ease the Stress of Relocating in Your 60s
1 month ago

How to Ease the Stress of Relocating in Your 60s

Most of us stay put as we get older, but many of us have one, maybe two moves left in us. The reasons to change living quarters are as individual as we are – to be closer to family, a warmer climate, lower taxes, more age friendly housing. Read More

Living Like a Princess on Social Security – Yes, it’s Possible!
1 month ago

Living Like a Princess on Social Security – Yes, it’s Possible!

I recently read an article in Forbes titled, “Quit your job and live abroad in places so cheap you might not need to work.” I was so fascinated by this that I decided to add up the numbers of my cost of living to see how I fared in the scheme of things. Read More

Feeling Adventurous and Frugal? Consider Retiring Abroad
2 months ago

Feeling Adventurous and Frugal? Consider Retiring Abroad

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Many people say, “I’ll travel when I’m retired, then I’ll have the time and money to truly seek adventure.” The harsh reality though, is that a little over 3 million Americans are concerned that they will not have enough saved income to afford to retire in the United States, much less travel. Read More

7 Ways to Stay in the Driver’s Seat in Your Sixties
2 months ago

7 Ways to Stay in the Driver’s Seat in Your Sixties

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For the past few years, my husband has suffered from a few illnesses affecting his ability to drive a car for various periods of time. This is a gut-wrenching fate for any man to accept. But the impact isn’t just one-sided. Read More