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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.

7 Things I Want in My Home in my 70s
4 months ago

7 Things I Want in My Home in my 70s

For 45 years, my husband and I have been moving. We usually have had a project. Sometimes, rearranging to make room for another child. Other times, buying a “fixer-upper” so we could afford more space. Read More

3 Ways Getting a Roommate After 60 Can Lead to a Richer Retirement
4 months ago

3 Ways Getting a Roommate After 60 Can Lead to a Richer Retirement

I can’t quite remember what caused me to part ways with my last roommate. It was 50 years ago and I have a vague memory of an unannounced party, a broken window and… finding my dog covered head to toe in ice-cream and hot fudge sauce?
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Sharing These 4 Money Mistakes Will Kill My Image as “Super Grandma” (But, I’ll Do it Anyway!)
4 months ago

Sharing These 4 Money Mistakes Will Kill My Image as “Super Grandma” (But, I’ll Do it Anyway!)

Like most children, my grandkids think of me as a superhero. I am a bringer of gifts and laughter. I am their “baba with a backpack” who Skypes them from mountain tops and cruise ships, desert villages and London hotels…
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3 Ways You Can Choose to Modify Your Home So You Can Age in Place
4 months ago

3 Ways You Can Choose to Modify Your Home So You Can Age in Place

By  •  Lifestyle

While spending more time at home doesn’t seem very exciting at the moment given our pandemic, aging in place is still a popular goal…
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Is It Time to Move? 6 Questions to Help You Decide if It’s Time to Pull Up Your Roots
5 months 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
5 months 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
5 months 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
5 months 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
5 months 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?
5 months 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