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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.

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

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

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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 shock when her job position was eliminated and she was faced with trying to occupy the hours in the day. Read More

Retirement Goals Fading Away? Here’s How to Get Back on Track
2 months ago

Retirement Goals Fading Away? Here’s How to Get Back on Track

Do you reach the middle of the year and wonder what happened in the past six months? It can be a shock to discover that your resolutions are lying in shreds or have been forgotten. Read More

Our CCRC Has an Unelected Mayor – Why Should That Matter?
2 months ago

Our CCRC Has an Unelected Mayor – Why Should That Matter?

Soon after my husband and I moved into our continuing care retirement community, a hearty-looking fellow walked up to us and said, “I’m Tim, who are you?” I told him our names…
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Finding New Words and Expressions at Any Stage of Life
2 months ago

Finding New Words and Expressions at Any Stage of Life

We all use words every day. Whether to express an ordinary sentiment, a technical problem, or something much deeper and reflective, we do our best to get the words right…
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You Won’t Believe the Retirement Property (Mansion!) These 7 Women Bought Together
2 months ago

You Won’t Believe the Retirement Property (Mansion!) These 7 Women Bought Together

What do you do if you have modest savings but want to live like a millionaire in retirement? You could play the lottery (bad idea!) Or, you could follow the example of these 7 Chinese retirees, who pooled their money to buy a breathtakingly…
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8 Suitcases to My Name: My Extreme Downsizing Experience and What it Taught Me
2 months ago

8 Suitcases to My Name: My Extreme Downsizing Experience and What it Taught Me

I never expected to cry over a lost suitcase, but, this is exactly what I did when the airline told me that one of my 8 suitcases had gone missing. Now, this may sound like…
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Dear Boomers: Is Your Generosity Making You Poor?
2 months ago

Dear Boomers: Is Your Generosity Making You Poor?

If you are a Millennial reading this title (unlikely, I know!), you’re probably thinking “What the heck is this old woman talking about? Boomers are selfish and rich…
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My First 6 Months Post Retirement
3 months ago

My First 6 Months Post Retirement

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This month marks the first six months since I “officially” retired. Here are a few takeaways from this period. Read More

Get More from Life After 60: Stop Saying “I Could Never Do That!” Start Saying “I COULD!”
3 months ago

Get More from Life After 60: Stop Saying “I Could Never Do That!” Start Saying “I COULD!”

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My friend Susan stared at me in disbelief. “You’re going to do what?” She was incredulous. “Go to Africa alone and climb Kilimanjaro at sixty?” She paused for a deep breath. Read More

4 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Retiring Abroad as an American
4 months ago

4 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Retiring Abroad as an American

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About 10 years ago, I left my comfortable life in the U.S. behind and boarded a plane to retire abroad… first in the U.K. and, eventually, in Switzerland. As I stood there with 8 suitcases to my name, I could not have imagined…
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