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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.

Why the Place You Choose to Live in Retirement Says a Lot About You
4 months ago

Why the Place You Choose to Live in Retirement Says a Lot About You

By  •  Lifestyle

Location. Location. Location.

There’s an old saying: “What you see, depends on where you stand.” How often have I traveled the same road, only to notice something new? Read More

Want to Enrich Your Life After 60? Embrace Traditions, Old and New
4 months ago

Want to Enrich Your Life After 60? Embrace Traditions, Old and New

By  •  Lifestyle

What traditions do you celebrate with family and friends? Traditions have an important place in our lives, and as I grow older, I value them more than ever. This month, I took part in a decades-old tradition with friends and created a new one with a family member. Read More

Help! My Husband’s Retired and He’s Driving Me Nuts!
4 months ago

Help! My Husband’s Retired and He’s Driving Me Nuts!

By  •  Family

“When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income.” – Chi Chi Rodriguez

Finally, the day we’ve been working toward arrived. Both of us retired. Ever since I left the workforce 10 years ago, we’ve dreamed of the days when my husband would join me. Read More

Is the Life of a Roving Retiree for You?
4 months ago

Is the Life of a Roving Retiree for You?

My husband and I ‘fired’ the corporate world early! We had enough of late night teleconference calls. Not to mention we were tired of long hours spent commuting to work and the little time we had for ourselves and each other. Read More

Would You Live in a Tiny Home Village? Now You Can!
4 months ago

Would You Live in a Tiny Home Village? Now You Can!

By  •  Lifestyle

Not long after our kids move out, most of us start to wonder whether we still need all the stuff around the house. Then, as we approach retirement, we start to wonder, do we even need the house? Why not move into a smaller place and give our retirement savings a boost with the money that we save? Read More

Lobster or Chicken? How to Spend Your Money in Retirement
4 months ago

Lobster or Chicken? How to Spend Your Money in Retirement

I saw this as a little blurb in an AARP article: “When you eat out, do you order lobster or chicken?” I stopped cold. I order the chicken, of course. And now I’m annoyed with myself. Read More

What Do You Plan to Do with “Your One Wild and Precious Life?”
4 months ago

What Do You Plan to Do with “Your One Wild and Precious Life?”

By  •  Mindset

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do

With your one wild and precious life?”

– Mary Oliver, The Summer Day

Mary Oliver’s quote was like a slap in the face – gentle, but insistent. It was the third time I’d seen that quote in the last two weeks. I wondered, “What’s going on here? What am I missing?” Read More

When Retirement Becomes Less About Money and More About Emotional Wealth
4 months ago

When Retirement Becomes Less About Money and More About Emotional Wealth

By  •  Lifestyle

In 1964, Bob Dylan wrote the song, “The Times They Are a-Changin’.” As he sang those famous words, I wonder if he had any idea how much they would come to represent an entire generation of Americans. Read More

Thinking About Retirement? Here’s How to Find Your Own North Star and Get More from Life
5 months ago

Thinking About Retirement? Here’s How to Find Your Own North Star and Get More from Life

By  •  Lifestyle

Last year, I met with two of my retired friends for a Saturday afternoon glass of wine. Both had retired within the previous two years. Read More

Why We Should Replace the Word “Retirement” with the Phrase “Lifestyle Change”
5 months ago

Why We Should Replace the Word “Retirement” with the Phrase “Lifestyle Change”

By  •  Lifestyle

We read about how wonderful being over 60 is and that retirement is almost regarded as Nirvana. Social media is splashed with photographs of retirees enjoying themselves and looking happy. Read More

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