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4 Sources of Additional Income that Can Change Your Life in Retirement
2 weeks ago

4 Sources of Additional Income that Can Change Your Life in Retirement

If you want to have enough money to retire comfortably, the experts have some simple advice: make a plan, start early, live frugally and let compound interest work for you by investing in the stock market for 40 years. At the end of all of this, you will be able to retire in style! Read More

Book of the Week: “The Canterbury Sisters” – 8 Women on a Journey to Find Answers and Redemption in Their Lives
2 weeks ago

Book of the Week: “The Canterbury Sisters” – 8 Women on a Journey to Find Answers and Redemption in Their Lives

Sixty and Me is a community of women on a journey to get the most of life after 60 and to release the memories and regrets that have lingered for decades. So, it is always refreshing and intriguing to get a sneak peek into the lives of eight women doing just that. Read More

The Crazy Truth About Retiring Abroad and Making Friends
2 weeks ago

The Crazy Truth About Retiring Abroad and Making Friends

I’m not embarrassed by the fact that I crave human contact. Unlike my kids, who seem like they could be perfectly happy floating through space in a lonely little metal capsule, I need people around me to thrive. Read More

3 Ways to Support Charities You Love While Keeping More Money for Yourself in Retirement
3 weeks ago

3 Ways to Support Charities You Love While Keeping More Money for Yourself in Retirement

Women are natural givers – sometimes to our detriment – and as such we need to understand the safe boundaries (how to help, not hurt) around sharing what we have. Read More

Downsizing Your Home? It’s Easier When You’re Facing the Right Direction!
3 weeks ago

Downsizing Your Home? It’s Easier When You’re Facing the Right Direction!

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Over the weekend, I was riding my bike to one of my favorite coffee shops, which is only about 10 miles away, so it’s usually an easy ride.

But on this day, the wind was blowing “like spit,” as my grandmother used to say. (Do you ever think about things people said as you were growing up that you never thought much about, and then at some point, you begin to wonder “what on earth did that mean?”) Read More

6 Lessons Baby Boomers Learned from Classic Children’s Books
3 weeks ago

6 Lessons Baby Boomers Learned from Classic Children’s Books

Were you a reader as a child? Did you snuggle up in a chair or under the covers at bedtime while an adult read to you? If so, chances are you were impacted by the wisdom found in children’s books. Read More

Why Making Friends as an Older Adult Requires a Completely New Approach to Life
3 weeks ago

Why Making Friends as an Older Adult Requires a Completely New Approach to Life

Whenever I watch children playing together at the park, it always reminds me of a giant chemistry experiment. Like atoms spinning through the air, boys and girls whirl around, bumping into each other. Occasionally, they come together in small groups, only to be ripped apart by unseen forces. Read More

Tips for Retiring Abroad from the Sixty and Me Community
3 weeks ago

Tips for Retiring Abroad from the Sixty and Me Community

A few years ago, I left my comfortable life in Seattle, Washington, to relocate to Switzerland. Technically, I wasn’t “retiring abroad.” As the founder of Sixty and Me, I was still busy for most of the day. I was also continuing to work as a freelance consultant. So, perhaps, “semi-retirement” would be a more accurate description. Read More

9 Ways to Live Longer by Reaching Out to Make Women Friends
3 weeks ago

9 Ways to Live Longer by Reaching Out to Make Women Friends

“I get by with a little help from my friends.”

Yup. They’re beyond precious, my women friends. They’ve reveled in my joys, shared my adventures and pulled me through my crises. I treasure every single one of them. Read More

Where to Find the Best Personalized Gifts for Grandma – According to Grandmas
3 weeks ago

Where to Find the Best Personalized Gifts for Grandma – According to Grandmas

A recent conversation with some of the women in our Sixty and Me community focused on the kinds of personalized gifts that grandmas love to receive.

It’s notoriously difficult to buy presents for us women over 60. First, we are downsizing our lives and desire a more minimalist lifestyle. Second, we value relationships and experiences and would rather accumulate memories than a physical gift. Read More

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