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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.

5 Tips to Help You Find a Roommate After 60
2 weeks ago

5 Tips to Help You Find a Roommate After 60

One of the most important steps in finding a roommate is deciding that you’re ready to do so. This step, however, often gets trampled over in the decision-making process. So, I advise women who are contemplating the roommate…
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Retirement Living Redefined: Life in the Time of Luxurious Gifts
3 weeks ago

Retirement Living Redefined: Life in the Time of Luxurious Gifts

When I first retired, many questions surfaced. Who am I now – without a job title, an identity in the community, without responsibility and status, without a paycheck each week? What do I mean? Am I important anymore? To whom? How can I feel vital and needed? Read More

Life After Retirement Without a Car? It’s Easier Than You Think!
1 month ago

Life After Retirement Without a Car? It’s Easier Than You Think!

Like most American teenagers, I couldn’t wait to get my first driver’s license. That was more years ago than I care to admit, and I’ve had a love-hate relationship with driving ever since. Read More

3 Ways to Leave a Legacy, Not a Mess!
1 month ago

3 Ways to Leave a Legacy, Not a Mess!

By  •  Family

When we hear the term “legacy” we often think of leaving millions of dollars to heirs, so most of us decide “well, that sure doesn’t apply to me!” and we stop thinking about it. However, the word legacy simply refers to passing…
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Don’t Be Afraid to Retire Solo – You Are Not Alone!
1 month 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

5 Tips for Turning Your Caregiver Duties from Burdens to Opportunities
2 months ago

5 Tips for Turning Your Caregiver Duties from Burdens to Opportunities

Are you a family caregiver to a loved one? Many are. In fact, nearly 40 million Americans are caregivers. Six in 10 are employed while juggling caregiving. And a surprising 25% of family caregivers are Millennials. Read More

Feeling Lazy? Try These Tips to Boost Productivity in Retirement
2 months ago

Feeling Lazy? Try These Tips to Boost Productivity in Retirement

Retirement brings a wonderful sense of freedom from responsibilities and schedules. In retirement, we can make our own decisions about how to spend our time. After all, we earned the freedom of retirement by working hard for many years!
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7 Thoughtful 80th Birthday Gift Ideas
2 months ago

7 Thoughtful 80th Birthday Gift Ideas

Do you know someone who will be celebrating their 80th birthday? Turning 80 is quite a milestone, and it should be celebrated with something special. I’m sure the person in question doesn’t need another coffee mug…
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What Covid Quarantine Taught Me About Being Retired
3 months ago

What Covid Quarantine Taught Me About Being Retired

There were many good things that came out of my experience with my first, and I hope last, quarantine of my life. But given how current events are playing out, quarantine restrictions may float in and out of our lives for some time to come…
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How to Plan Your Elderly Care if You Don’t Have Children or a Spouse
3 months ago

How to Plan Your Elderly Care if You Don’t Have Children or a Spouse

By  •  Lifestyle

One question that many people ask themselves as they get a little older is, “Who will care for me when I’m old?” People with children do not want to be a burden – and they didn’t have a family for the sake of being taken care of later in life. But, in a sense, children still are a good insurance policy. Read More