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.

5 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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5 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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5 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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5 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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6 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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6 months ago

You Can Go Home Again – 7 Joys and Challenges of Repatriating

Many have fantasies about leaving home and moving to a destination that calls your heart. There are lots of articles about expat living, the joys and challenges of adjusting to a new country and new culture. But few people talk about…

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6 months ago

Getting the Better Car Insurance Plan for Older Drivers

You would think that a long history of driving experience and a good driving record would score you the best insurance rate. However, you may be subject to higher insurance premiums because of biases against older drivers or drivers with health problems…

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6 months ago

An Older Woman’s Guide to Best Used Cars Under $15,000

In the last quarter of 2020, for the first time in history, the average cost of a new car crossed the $40,000 mark, according to Edmunds. That was before insurance, property taxes and gas. Once papers were signed, the average payment calculated to…

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6 months ago

3 Things That Are Too Much To Ask Of A Newly Retired Boomer Woman

I’m a Boomer woman who took The Retirement Leap, leaving a career behind to embrace life after work. I’ve talked with many Boomer women who are doing the same. We know how lucky we are; not everyone is in a position to exit full-time work…

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6 months ago

Choosing to Live the Expat Life in Spain

My connection to Europe was strong from the get-go. Before the age of 20, I’d worked enough odd jobs to begin my travel quest. Waiting on tables and commandeering a taxi around Manhattan paid for trips to Greece, Israel, and England…

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