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.

1 week ago

The Road Ahead: I Just Retired!

My life has been a whirlwind of activity in the months following my public announcement that I would be retiring, including navigating the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s holidays. My last day of work was the 17th of December, which happened…

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2 weeks ago

Nearing Retirement? 3 Truths You Need to Consider

Most people haven’t given retirement much thought, only thinking how nice it will be to not have to get up at dawn. But then the days go on and you sense a little confusion or disappointment. Is this it? Is this what retirement is?

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3 weeks ago

Working with the Experts: Dos and Don’ts

Whether you are in need of a new mechanic, dentist, or hairdresser, your main priority is to find someone you can trust to meet your needs reasonably. The same holds true for seeking financial experts like a tax advisor, estate planning…

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1 month ago

I Know I’m Over 60, but I Still Want to Do So Much More!

As I drove home from moving my 80 year old mom to live closer to us, I reflected. My family is my priority and always has been. I cherish the opportunity to be there for them. In the prior six months I had dealt with a health scare…

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2 months ago

12 Simple Habits of Waste Reduction Any Mature Woman Can Follow

The smallest things can make the biggest difference, especially when it comes to the environment. Plastic pollution is one of the major causes of environmental degradation in the world. It’s speeding up global warming and is killing our nature…

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2 months ago

What to Do in Retirement: 20 Serious (and Fun!) Things to Keep You Busy!

My best friend was recently forced into an early retirement. While she was within a year of wanting to retire anyway, it came as a bit of a shock when her job position was eliminated, and she was faced with trying to occupy the hours in the day…

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2 months ago

50 Gift Ideas for 70th Birthday

Your 70th birthday is a big one! I experienced it already, so I know. The inevitable question is, “What gift would you like?” It will come as no surprise that my first wish was to have my sons and grandchildren all together…

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2 months ago

What Is More Important Than Comfort?

Here we are in our 60s, finally done with raising a family, if we chose to do that, and perhaps enjoying grandchildren now. We are done with the responsibilities of a professional life… or at least one that we must pursue to provide for ourselves…

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2 months ago

Why Unretirement Can Be What You’re Looking for After 60

Sometimes retirement doesn’t turn out the way we imagined. We may not be ready emotionally or financially, or have enough activities to fill up a once busy calendar. We may miss the day-to-day social interactions of the workplace or find it hard to make…

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2 months ago

Why I Chose to Retire in Thailand

I’m a 65-year-old Canadian teacher and journalist. I’ve chosen Thailand as my retirement home and here’s an introduction to retirement in Thailand. I started teaching abroad after I turned 50 and have since lived and worked in several countries…

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