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Lobster or Chicken? How to Spend Your Money in Retirement
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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

5 Ways to Prepare for the Terrifying and Exciting Transition to Retirement
1 day ago

5 Ways to Prepare for the Terrifying and Exciting Transition to Retirement

There’s no advance warning system to predict one’s response to retirement.

You can chat yourself up before the actual day arrives. You can bathe in some fuzzy ‘before-glow’ about the leisurely life you’re about to experience. However, nothing can prepare you for the moment your world shifts from deadlines and demands to dead time and sweat pants. Read More

Retirement 101: Which of the 4 Rs of Retirement Sounds Easiest for a Mature Woman to Embrace?
6 days ago

Retirement 101: Which of the 4 Rs of Retirement Sounds Easiest for a Mature Woman to Embrace?

Retirement takes a lot of us by surprise. After traveling a couple of years down the path of my own retirement – and having many conversations with other women – I’m more convinced than ever that retirement holds a lot of unknowns…
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Reinventing How Women Over 60 Live in Retirement
1 week ago

Reinventing How Women Over 60 Live in Retirement

We urgently need to reinvent how women live in retirement. Here’s how we might do it.

There’s a lifestyle shift in progress as single women are searching for new ways to live in community as they navigate their 60s and beyond. Read More

Building an Aging Alone Plan – Solving the Solo Epidemic
1 week ago

Building an Aging Alone Plan – Solving the Solo Epidemic

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Living alone is a luxury for single people. In my case, I relish having total privacy. It’s because I grew up sharing a bedroom with a sibling. Then, I left home for college and moved into a dorm, only to share another small room. Read More

What Is Your Clutter Legacy? And Why That Matters
1 week ago

What Is Your Clutter Legacy? And Why That Matters

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Our friend Coral is a sailing fanatic. A few months ago, the yacht she was on encountered stormy weather. The boat tipped at alarming angles as wave upon wave crashed over them…
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Embrace Your Quirks and Have More Fun After 60
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Embrace Your Quirks and Have More Fun After 60

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Many years ago, someone told me, “If you don’t think other people are weird, it just means you don’t know them very well.” We all have our own little idiosyncrasies. They’re what make us unique. Read More

Already Downsized? Learn How to Buy Without Adding Clutter to Your Life
2 weeks ago

Already Downsized? Learn How to Buy Without Adding Clutter to Your Life

If I read one more article about downsizing and decluttering, I think I’ll scream. At first it was refreshingly liberating, this KonMari method of asking, “Does this item bring me joy?” – yes, you’re in; no you’re out. Boom! Read More

Are Your Smart Home Devices Vulnerable to Hackers?
2 weeks ago

Are Your Smart Home Devices Vulnerable to Hackers?

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Smart speakers, such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home, Nest thermostats, and Ring Video doorbell cameras, are exploding in popularity. The use of these devices has helped…
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Is Volunteering for You After 60? These 10 Benefits May Be the Boost You Need
2 weeks ago

Is Volunteering for You After 60? These 10 Benefits May Be the Boost You Need

After a lifetime of working for money, why on earth would we want to go and work for nothing? I was a volunteer with the National Trust in the UK for nearly four years. I was a costumed guide…
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