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.

6 months ago

Homesharing Can Be a Financial and Social Lifeline – Here’s How to Do It Smartly Amid Covid-19

On top of upending the nation’s health system, the pandemic has had reverberating effects on where and how people live. This is particularly true among older adults, who rightfully have heightened health concerns and are reluctant to enter into – or remain in – retirement communities and assisted-living facilities where the spread of Covid-19 is […]

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6 months ago

How to Rock the Transition to Your Next Best Life in Retirement

Some things in life are easier not to think about, like death, taxes or facing a major transition such as retirement. Fortunately, my son, a financial advisor and business owner, had one of those “Mom, let’s sit down and talk about your finances” discussions…

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6 months ago

6 Amazing Bags No Woman Over 60 Should Live Without

When it comes to fashion over 60, everyone seems to have an opinion. If you want to buy a $2,000 purse, there are plenty of bloggers, “experts,” and companies willing to take your money. But, the truth is, most expensive bags won’t change your life…

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6 months ago

6 Ways to Manage Uncertainty in Life after 60

Living with uncertainty is challenging, especially for those of us who are over 60. We have so many questions about the future. At times, it feels like we have more questions than answers. This can be very difficult. Some people can live with uncertainty…

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7 months ago

Age Well by Leaping into the Breach after 60

The “breach,” the way I see it, is an invitation to take on what time we have and fill it with the kind of adventure which enlivens us, makes us youthful again because of the nature of the challenge. The rest? That’s up to the gods, if you will…

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7 months ago

Retirement: Are You Ready for A Solo Act?

Most women in their 60s are headed for a solo future. Are you prepared for yours? Millions of people are finding themselves on their own as they head toward retirement. Some are solo by circumstance, others by choice. These partner-less pioneers…

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7 months ago

How to Fight Back Against Retirement Anxiety and Find Your True Self

I’m the first of my close friends to retire – by a long shot. In fact, even among my work friends, most of them still have another five years to go. Then they can turn off the alarm clock and plan their days to their liking. If they’re like me though, they may be surprised…

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7 months ago

8 Simple Pleasures to Enjoy After 60 (#6 Will Surprise You!)

It seems that I have grown to be very satisfied. There isn’t much that I need or even want beyond what I have or can procure easily at this point of my life. I was glad to be reminded of this when I benevolently agreed to listen to the sales pitch of a young man last week…

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7 months ago

How to Make Use of the 6 Retirement Types

Are you in the “one plan and done” retirement trap? Living into your 60s and beyond is a phase of life with many transitions. Sadly, one aspect of ageism is that retirement is seen as a static life phase with decline over time. It is time to disrupt this view…

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7 months ago

7 Things to Consider When You Renovate Your Kitchen

Back in 2019, I purchased a condominium after renting for a year. Because of the short rent period I expected the move to be fairly simple as I’m not a big shopper or collector of things. Nonetheless, it was time-consuming and included…

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