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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.

Help! My Husband’s Retired and He’s Driving Me Nuts!
3 months ago

Help! My Husband’s Retired and He’s Driving Me Nuts!

By  •  Family

Finally, the day we’ve been working toward arrived. Both of us retired. Ever since I left the workforce 10 years ago, we’ve dreamed of the days when my husband would join me. We imagined leisurely days we could spend together doing…
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Home Ownership Levels the Gender Gap for Single Women
3 months ago

Home Ownership Levels the Gender Gap for Single Women

According to the National Association of Realtors, single women are the second leading homebuying demographic in the country, right after married couples. In fact, single women make up 17 percent of U.S. homebuyers…
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50 Gift Ideas for 70th Birthday
3 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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Hygge is More than Just a Cozy Home! Get More from this Wonderful Concept After 60
3 months ago

Hygge is More than Just a Cozy Home! Get More from this Wonderful Concept After 60

This beautiful Danish concept has become quite commercialized, so that as soon as we hear the word hygge (pronounced hooguh), our mind jumps to bulky sweaters, crackling fires and hot chocolate (or mulled wine)…
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What’s Really Important? Finding Your Purpose in Life After 60
4 months ago

What’s Really Important? Finding Your Purpose in Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

How can you tell what’s important and what is not? All day and night you have choices to make about the signals that stream in, creating feelings and thoughts. They demand that you take accept, or reject, the ideas that they represent…
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I Know I’m Over 60, but I Still Want to Do So Much More!
5 months ago

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

By  •  Mindset

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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Do You Still Need Life Insurance Over 60?
5 months ago

Do You Still Need Life Insurance Over 60?

Is life insurance over 60 really necessary? This is a more difficult question than it sounds. After all, many women have had life insurance for most of their lives. When we are younger, we see it as a necessary measure to protect…
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How Gravitas Is Threatened by Your Retirement
5 months ago

How Gravitas Is Threatened by Your Retirement

Ancient Romans described gravitas as “seriousness.” Today we’re likely to see a broadened definition which includes “dignity and importance.” I’ll build upon those ideas by adding that gravitas is a compilation of characteristics that imply…
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The Psychology of Retirement Is Built on These 5 Principles
5 months ago

The Psychology of Retirement Is Built on These 5 Principles

The stress of working day after day, year after year takes its toll on the mind and body. Retirement is the promise of an end to the rat race. The feeling of relief from being dependent on a job to live the lifestyle you want to live…
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The 5 Rings of Retirement Can Bring Back Your Spark
5 months ago

The 5 Rings of Retirement Can Bring Back Your Spark

I’ve been hearing a lot lately about people feeling unmotivated and trapped, and like they’re in a holding pattern. Yes, the pandemic is a big contributor – but there’s more to the story. Being stuck at home is also a time where certain ideas…
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