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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.

Is It Time to Move? 6 Questions to Help You Decide if It’s Time to Pull Up Your Roots
2 weeks ago

Is It Time to Move? 6 Questions to Help You Decide if It’s Time to Pull Up Your Roots

By  •  Lifestyle

My neighbor across the street lost her husband about a year ago. The huge house she now inhabits is an awful lot of work, as is the yard. The other morning after a seven-inch snowfall, our mutual neighbor was clearing her driveway, as he usually does, as I was digging out my own. Read More

3 Ways to Avoid an Unhealthy Retirement Lifestyle
3 weeks ago

3 Ways to Avoid an Unhealthy Retirement Lifestyle

By  •  Mindset

These days, there’s a stigma that older people are considered boring. It’s no wonder, too, with seniors averaging 47 hours and 13 minutes of watching television every week…
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5 Ways to Discover Your New Path in the Transition to Retirement
3 weeks ago

5 Ways to Discover Your New Path in the Transition to Retirement

When you’re a year or two away from retirement, or from your kids graduating and moving on with their lives, you start fantasizing about how wonderful it’s going to be to have lots of free time to do whatever you want to do. Read More

Psychological Portfolio for Retirement – It’s Not Just About the Money
3 weeks ago

Psychological Portfolio for Retirement – It’s Not Just About the Money

We’re all accustomed to hearing and reading about planning for retirement, which usually only covers the financial side of things. There’s no minimizing the importance of money to live on…
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The Poisonous Impact of Losing Your Sense of Control After 60… and the Surprising Antidote
3 weeks ago

The Poisonous Impact of Losing Your Sense of Control After 60… and the Surprising Antidote

By  •  Mindset

We all need to feel like we are in control of our lives. We want to believe that our actions matter… that if we do “the right things,” we will be rewarded. Psychologists call this belief – that our actions control our outcomes – our “internal locus of control…”
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The Feminine Experience of Retirement: What’s Your Stand?
4 weeks ago

The Feminine Experience of Retirement: What’s Your Stand?

Female baby boomers are the first generation to retire who are well-educated, healthy, energetic, and with well-paid careers. Consequently, many agree that the boomers’ retirement will be different from the retirement of previous generations. Read More

Invite Denmark Into Your Home and Discover Hygge – The Feeling of Good Moments
1 month ago

Invite Denmark Into Your Home and Discover Hygge – The Feeling of Good Moments

By  •  Lifestyle

Picture this: Soft music playing. Candles casting flickering shadows over the smiling faces of your close friends. A wonderful Italian pasta filling the room with delicious smells. Warm bread drenched in butter. Bottles of your favorite wine on the table. Laughter. Conversation. Read More

Second Thoughts About Not Cooking – a Tale from Our Continuing Care Retirement Community
1 month ago

Second Thoughts About Not Cooking – a Tale from Our Continuing Care Retirement Community

One reason I’d wanted to move into my continuing care retirement community was to stop cooking dinner. I’d grown tired of planning meals, dashing to the supermarket for missing ingredients…
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5 Ways to Tell if You Are Being Too Financially Generous with Your Adult Children
1 month ago

5 Ways to Tell if You Are Being Too Financially Generous with Your Adult Children

Yet, despite positive indicators, there is a feeling that not everyone is benefiting equally from the recent economic expansion. And, among those feeling somewhat left behind are our kids, many of whom are struggling with high levels of student debt…
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How Often Do You Get to Sit Comfortably on Public Transportation?
2 months ago

How Often Do You Get to Sit Comfortably on Public Transportation?

People who go everywhere by car may have many complaints – traffic, the price of petrol (gas), or finding a parking space. But at least they can expect to travel in comfort…
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