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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.

I’m Facing a Difficult Retirement Challenge. Can You Help?
2 years ago

I’m Facing a Difficult Retirement Challenge. Can You Help?

By  •  Lifestyle

My new phase of retirement is going to be a challenge. Can I do it? We’ll see.

The challenge begins in five weeks when my husband retires from his job as an airline pilot. He is used to traveling, having jet lag and doing his own thing. Read More

Don’t Be Afraid to Retire Solo – You Are Not Alone!
2 years ago

Don’t Be Afraid to Retire Solo – You Are Not Alone!

I recently gave myself permission to retire solo.

I had been spending a lot of time thinking about what the future would look like for me as a single woman and a solo entrepreneur. (I am solo both personally and professionally.) Read More

Here Are the Best Happy Retirement Wishes, According to the Recently Retired
2 years ago

Here Are the Best Happy Retirement Wishes, According to the Recently Retired

When a friend or coworker is facing retirement, it can be difficult to know what to say to them.

On the one hand, you know that they are embarking on a new adventure. On the other hand, you have probably heard that retirement is not always what it is cracked up to be. Read More

How to Engage with Your Passions in Retirement Through Non-Profit Board Work
3 years ago

How to Engage with Your Passions in Retirement Through Non-Profit Board Work

Retirement for most Boomers does not mean taking it easy in a rocking chair. They aren’t looking for another job but many recognize a calling to find a way to give back to their community. One way is to serve as a board member for a not for profit organization. Read More

5 Senior Living Alternatives: Finding a Home that Fits Your Lifestyle
3 years ago

5 Senior Living Alternatives: Finding a Home that Fits Your Lifestyle

Whether caravanning across the outback or floating along in a houseboat, Baby Boomers are finding new and innovative ways to live out their better years. When it comes to senior housing options, the current ‘one size fits all’ model is far from satisfactory for this diverse and active group of Boomers. Read More

Entertaining Like a Millionaire on a Retirement Budget
3 years ago

Entertaining Like a Millionaire on a Retirement Budget

I have long believed that taking someone into your home and giving them a meal is one of the kindest and most luxurious things you can do. The world is a noisy, busy place.

We are all involved in our own little dramas. And the act of being invited in from the cold (even when it’s hot!) is a true delight. To be treated kindly, to be fed is a luxury of the highest order. Read More

A New Word for Retirement – “Arrivement”
3 years ago

A New Word for Retirement – “Arrivement”

By  •  Lifestyle

How do we really know when it’s time to retire? What images do you have of the term “retirement?” To some it means enjoying life and golfing every day. For others, it means moving to a warm climate in places like Florida and Arizona. Read More

Surprising Tips for Retiring Abroad from Two Women Who Took the Plunge (Video)
3 years ago

Surprising Tips for Retiring Abroad from Two Women Who Took the Plunge (Video)

No matter how much you plan, retiring abroad is a shock to the system. I still remember arriving in Switzerland. Pink suitcase in hand, I weaved my way through the airport, my head spinning with unfamiliar sights and sounds. I was completely overwhelmed with emotions – excitement, fear, curiosity and many others. Read More

Are You Aging Alone? Here’s How to Find a Home You Can Really Love!
3 years ago

Are You Aging Alone? Here’s How to Find a Home You Can Really Love!

By  •  Lifestyle

Several months ago, I launched an aging alone Facebook group. Members bring up hot topics like affordable housing and medical care, transportation concerns, and countering isolation. Housing ranks the number one challenge for people over 60. It is particularly important for women who are aging alone. Read More

Thinking About Retiring in Mexico? The Yucatan Peninsula is a Fantastic Option!
3 years ago

Thinking About Retiring in Mexico? The Yucatan Peninsula is a Fantastic Option!

I’m a 25 year resident of Merida, Mexico in the Yucatan peninsula. I moved here for work and love and now I’m seeing a huge influx of expats joining the party here. I want to share some of my thoughts about retiring here with you. Read More