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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.

How to Dine Extravagantly, Even When You’re on a Budget
1 week ago

How to Dine Extravagantly, Even When You’re on a Budget

We do it three times a day, so it might as well be fabulous, fantastic, delicious, delightful. Even if we’re watching our weight. Especially if we’re watching our weight. Read More

3 Ways to Find Balance in Retirement, One Step at a Time
2 weeks ago

3 Ways to Find Balance in Retirement, One Step at a Time

Retirement isn’t about endings. It’s about moving forward and embracing new possibilities.

Think of your post-working years in terms of rebalancing, reimagining and even reinventing rather than just retiring. Retirement is an opportunity to create a life that truly reflects who you are. Read More

How to Feel Like a Millionaire Inside, No Matter What’s Going on Outside
1 month ago

How to Feel Like a Millionaire Inside, No Matter What’s Going on Outside

Recently, a reader of my Millionaire series commented that perhaps thinking like a millionaire isn’t something to be aspired to because “What’s so good about being acquisitive, status oriented and power hungry?” Read More

How to Make a Successful Transition to Retirement – Advice from the Sixty and Me Community
1 month ago

How to Make a Successful Transition to Retirement – Advice from the Sixty and Me Community

One topic that we all have on our minds as we enter our 60s is how to successfully transition to retirement. Read More

Throw Out Your “To Do” List and Get More from Semi-Retirement
1 month ago

Throw Out Your “To Do” List and Get More from Semi-Retirement

Do you have a checklist in your mind that ticks off what counts? I do. It’s a proverbial one.

Let’s see, I get a point for working long hours, another point for making money, a point for having a day when I did not overeat and did my exercises. I get points for visiting a sick person, but not as many as I do when I get a new job contract, especially one that affords status. Read More

Retirement: Are You Ready for A Solo Act?
2 months ago

Retirement: Are You Ready for A Solo Act?

Most women in their 60s are headed for a solo future. Are you prepared for yours?

Millions of Americans are finding themselves on their own as they head toward retirement. Some are solo by circumstance, others by choice. Baby Boomers – all of them – are driving new trends in housing, work, caretaking and traveling while also redefining what it means to be part of a community. Read More

Turning 60 is a Gift: What’s Not to Love about Being a Fabulous Older Woman?
2 months ago

Turning 60 is a Gift: What’s Not to Love about Being a Fabulous Older Woman?

After my previous post on pet peeves I felt I should do as promised and highlight what I love about life in my 60s.

It is only natural that as we get older certain things and situations will annoy us from time to time. But on balance there is so much more to enjoy and be grateful for. Read More

Living on a Cruise Ship: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 
2 months ago

Living on a Cruise Ship: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 

On the surface, living on a cruise ship sounds like heaven. Just imagine. It’s 7am and you are awoken by the sunrise and the sounds of sea birds. You stretch, throw on a robe and make your way to you balcony. Moments later, your husband returns with two cappuccinos and a carafe of fresh orange juice. Read More

5 Ways to Discover Your New Path in the Transition to Retirement
2 months ago

5 Ways to Discover Your New Path in the Transition to Retirement

When you’re a year or two away from retirement, or from your kids graduating and moving on with their lives, you start fantasizing about how wonderful it’s going to be to have lots of free time to do whatever you want to do. Read More

These Japanese Teepees May Be the Coolest Retirement Homes in the World
2 months ago

These Japanese Teepees May Be the Coolest Retirement Homes in the World

When you reach a certain age in life, retirement becomes an unavoidable topic. And when it comes to retirement, there’s a lot to consider – retirement activities, retirement companions and even retirement homes. Read More