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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.

4 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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5 months ago

Retirement: Two-Year Anniversary

I love to travel, and this was a big travel year for me, as in international travel. I was fortunate enough to enjoy an amazing trip to Japan. Best of all, it wasn’t a destination on my bucket list, although it should have been. If interested, you can read…

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5 months ago

Let’s Open the Discussion of Tandem Bicycles

I’m a member of a great online group for cyclists aged 70+. They are inspirational. A few days ago another member, Szifra Birke, posted a wonderful Presidential Archive photo of President Jimmy Carter and his late wife Rosalynn enjoying a tandem bicycle…

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6 months ago

Help! I Have Mice in the House!

It began as a sort of shadow at the corner of my eye, while I was watching the television. Something seemed to have moved, but I couldn’t work out what. Perhaps it was just a figment of my imagination. But the second time, there was no mistaking it…

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7 months ago

Let’s Unmask the Retirement Reality

As women over 60, we have had many an occasion to look back on what has brought us to where and who we are now, and at this stage we may be envisioning and planning our next chapter. Some of us continue to work full-time in our respective…

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7 months ago

Get off the Hamster Wheel and Find Yourself

Whether you are retired, working inside or outside of the home, it seems that the last thing we do is prioritize ourselves. That book never gets written, and the hobbies never explored. Oftentimes, we feel defined by our work, and we wake up…

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7 months ago

How to Thrive When One Spouse Retires First

What do you do when your spouse retires first – and you’re not quite ready (or the opposite)? Either way, there are some key tips that’ll make the transition smoother for both of you. Retirement is a big enough transition on its own – let alone the impact…

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7 months ago

How to Successfully Navigate Renting to a Friend

Have extra space in your home that can be used to create a rental income stream and a friend in need of a place to live? Before long, the conversation inevitably turns to a discussion about becoming housemates. It may sound like a perfect idea to live…

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7 months ago

Is Retirement an Outmoded Concept for Boomers?

Contrary to what we’re used to, retirement is a recent idea. When people lived an average of 47 years in the 19th century, retirement wasn’t an option. But now we define retirement as “the end of your working life.”

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7 months ago

Multitasking in Your 60s? Consider the Benefits of These 4 Multitasking Scenarios

How many times a day do you catch yourself multitasking? Talking on the phone while watching TV and cooking is not uncommon for many women over 60. But is it efficient? Allegedly, Leonardo da Vinci had been able to write…

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