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.

3 months ago

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

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 a shock when her job position was eliminated, and she was faced with trying to occupy the hours in the day…

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3 months ago

How Well Do You Play the Waiting Game? 5 Tips You Can Use to Stay Positive While Waiting

Do you remember a time when you were waiting by the phone for a special someone to call? It was excruciating and endless, bringing with it a roller coaster of feelings. Now in our 60s, we find ourselves waiting again, for the doctor to call…

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3 months ago

How to Feel Like a Millionaire in Retirement, No Matter Your Income

One of the biggest transitions to life in our sixties is to accept the fact, that for most of us, we are now spending down. It’s scary at first to watch our savings diminish instead of grow. It requires that we forge a new relationship with our money…

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3 months ago

Understanding and Thriving in the Different Stages of Retirement

Working closely with my clients, sometimes over decades, has given me deep insight into how people react toward retirement, which is one of the biggest transitions you’ll experience in your lifetime. It is an emotionally-charged period characterized…

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4 months ago

4 Things You Can Do to Overcome Boredom in Retirement

As a woman over 60, you want every day to be fresh, vital and filled with joy. You try hard to keep negativity at bay, and are disappointed when you have feelings of boredom. In fact, most people are bored at one time or another during their lives…

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4 months ago

Outtasight or Out of Sight? How to Wear an Invisibility Cloak

Remember the 60s? The 1960s that is, when “outtasight” referenced something cool and hip? In the 60s that “something” could have been a Baby Boomer teen girl. Well now, those 40 million Baby Boomer women are well into their seventh decade…

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4 months ago

Crucial Retirement Milestones in Your 60s (VIDEO)

As you navigate your 60s, you have several critical retirement planning milestones to work through. While that may be intimidating, the tasks are all manageable, especially if you give yourself plenty of time to learn about your options…

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4 months ago

My First 6 Months Post Retirement

This month marks the first six months since I “officially” retired. Here are a few takeaways from this period. The first months of retirement may feel similar to when a wedding is being planned. When the day finally arrives and then the honey moon is over…

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4 months ago

Why It Is Imperative to Have a Bucket List After 50

So many of the women I talk to each day through my blog at Life Balance After 50 know that they want to continue to be active and busy and doing all of the things on what we are calling “the right side of 50.” They may be looking to stop or cut back…

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5 months ago

Is a Gap Year Right for You?

If you’re having a late-blooming midlife crisis, maybe you need time away from whatever it is you’re doing, especially if that’s sitting around feeling mildly depressed. Try something new or revisit something you used to enjoy. Give it a year – or don’t set an end date…

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