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Life After Retirement

Life after retirement is a complicated time. Not only do you have to worry about your retirement savings, but, you also need to find meaning in your life. Here are some retirement ideas to help you get more from the best years of your life.

Hygge is More than Just a Cozy Home! Get More from this Wonderful Concept After 60
2 weeks ago

Hygge is More than Just a Cozy Home! Get More from this Wonderful Concept After 60

This beautiful Danish concept has become quite commercialized, so that as soon as we hear the word hygge (pronounced hooguh), our mind jumps to bulky sweaters, crackling fires and hot chocolate (or mulled wine). Read More

7 Ways to Go from Employee to Employer and Live the Retirement of Your Dreams
1 month ago

7 Ways to Go from Employee to Employer and Live the Retirement of Your Dreams

During my first year of self-employment I earned $13,000. I lived on ramen noodles and peanut butter and turned down social outings because I couldn’t afford a glass of wine. It was one of the best years of my life. Read More

4 Ways to Get What You Want in Retirement
1 month ago

4 Ways to Get What You Want in Retirement

I don’t consider myself ‘retired,’ but I do include myself among those who are retooling their lives now that a full-time job is a thing of the past. I’ve written previously for Sixty and Me about living a happy retired life, one without career demands. Read More

Are You Ready for Retirement? Ask Yourself These Questions to Find Out
2 months ago

Are You Ready for Retirement? Ask Yourself These Questions to Find Out

The term retirement dates to 1889, and is rapidly becoming an obsolete term. It was first used for soldiers who were pensioned off during the reign of Otto von Bismark in 1889. In that century men were expected to live two years after turning 65. Read More

What Are You Yearning for in Life After Retirement?
2 months ago

What Are You Yearning for in Life After Retirement?

In a recent Sixty and Me article I addressed three things about retirement that can take us by surprise. The next topic worth examining, as you consider your life during retirement, is a simple question that’s loaded with possibility: What are you yearning for? Read More

Finding Your Ikigai and Purpose in Retirement
3 months ago

Finding Your Ikigai and Purpose in Retirement

This weekend, I had reason to look at the statement “finding purpose in retirement.” It is a statement I find myself using often.

For many, finding purpose points to finding the deep spiritual meaning of life which may not seem relevant when used in the context of retirement. This is why I would like to look at it more carefully. Read More

How to Rock the Transition to Your Next Best Life in Retirement
3 months ago

How to Rock the Transition to Your Next Best Life in Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

Some things in life are easier not to think about, like death, taxes or facing a major transition such as retirement. Fortunately, my son, a financial advisor and business owner, had one of those “Mom, let’s sit down and talk about your finances” discussions with me several years ago. Read More

How Moving to a New House Can Change Your Life in Retirement
3 months ago

How Moving to a New House Can Change Your Life in Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

My life is passing before my eyes. And yet I’m healthy and vibrant, full of energy, enthusiasm and lots of gratitude. So what’s going on? Read More

3 Ways Retirement Can Take You by Surprise
4 months ago

3 Ways Retirement Can Take You by Surprise

Every life transition has both peaks and valleys. We become excited about new possibilities, yet we can’t avoid the shadows. Transitioning into retirement isn’t any different. It’s a glorious and fun-filled time of life. And it has a darker side. Read More

Top 6 Ways to Prepare for a Great Life After 60
4 months ago

Top 6 Ways to Prepare for a Great Life After 60

Now that I have celebrated my 65th birthday and have my Medicare card, I am enjoying being a gray-haired, older woman who has learned a lot and has arrived at a pretty good place. Read More

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