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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.

My First 6 Months Post Retirement
6 months ago

My First 6 Months Post Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

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

Invite Denmark Into Your Home and Discover Hygge – The Feeling of Good Moments
7 months ago

Invite Denmark Into Your Home and Discover Hygge – The Feeling of Good Moments

By  •  Lifestyle

Picture this: Soft music playing. Candles casting flickering shadows over the smiling faces of your close friends. A wonderful Italian pasta filling the room with delicious smells. Warm bread drenched in butter. Bottles of your favorite wine on the table. Laughter. Conversation. Read More

5 Ways to Discover Your New Path in the Transition to Retirement
7 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

The Feminine Experience of Retirement: What’s Your Stand?
7 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

Is It Time to Move? 6 Questions to Help You Decide if It’s Time to Pull Up Your Roots
7 months ago

Is It Time to Move? 6 Questions to Help You Decide if It’s Time to Pull Up Your Roots

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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

An Insider’s Guide to Retiring in Bali
7 months ago

An Insider’s Guide to Retiring in Bali

I retired in Bali… can you?

Retirement crept up on me. I had excellent health, meager savings and a severe case of age-appropriate denial. Then, three friends died of cancer within eighteen months. I wasn’t yet sixty-one. All younger than I, they had unrealized dreams and unfinished lives. Read More

Travel After 60: Cancelling Our Trip Felt Good – Can You Believe It?
7 months ago

Travel After 60: Cancelling Our Trip Felt Good – Can You Believe It?

This past summer, my husband and I kept running into people who had been to Europe on bike trips. Every conversation fed our intrigue and we started looking into a self-guided bike trip through Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. Read More

60 and Wondering What to Do with Your Life? Start a Blog!
7 months ago

60 and Wondering What to Do with Your Life? Start a Blog!

How many blogs do you read in an average week? Have you ever wondered whether you should start a blog of your own? Read More

6 Steps to Restoring Balance After Retirement
7 months ago

6 Steps to Restoring Balance After Retirement

Many of us have the tendency to head towards the finish line at work, telling themselves that they are going on an eternal holiday and the well-deserved rest they have earned over 40 years in the  labor force. Read More

Loving Life After 60: Are You Living Where Your Soul Feels at Home?
8 months ago

Loving Life After 60: Are You Living Where Your Soul Feels at Home?

I live in the tropical jungle and dream of cities and cold. A friend lives in an Edwardian, Edinburgh townhouse and dreams of a chic, modern glass dwelling at the beach. Read More