Here is a list of four resolutions from a Forbes article that can help us prepare for and make a successful transition into retirement. Read more...
This has been mentioned in previous blogs I have written- but it is worth mentioning again (and again and again). In this Kiplinger article, a financial planner shares an example of how he and one of his client couples began the 'Retirement' conversation by using a different term. Retirement often...
I couldn't come up with this title if I tried! But my friend Gary Foster of Make Aging Work always creates catchy titles and content- and this one has many great nuggets. Beware the status quo retirement. Be a retirement rebel! Read more...
With the change to working from home brought about by the pandemic, people are rethinking (or thinking more about) retirement. The Retirement Manifesto takes a look at whether there has been a "Mad Rush to Retirement" as has been written about. It looks at a recent Kiplinger's article and a...
One of the best ways to prepare for retirement is to learn from the experience of others. The common message we have all been giving is that when we retire, everything will just work out- how can retirement not be perfect?  the truth is that many people are unprepared...
From his experience going through the process of planning and preparing for retirement, The Retirement Manifesto founder, Fritz Gilbert, shares his 5 simple steps about how to retire successfully. As he points out at the beginning of the article, "While these may be 5 “simple” steps, if you do them...
I love the title of this Boomer Best U article.  It makes you think- about what you have done- and what you still have the ability to do. What are some of the things you can do differently?  You still have time! Read more...
This MarketWatch article is a good read for a couple of reasons. First, it show that people do in fact retire to other countries, including Mexico. The woman in the story wrote a book about it!  And, second, to provide an example on how people have "retired" on a...
This USA Today story highlights a recent Schwab study. It found that over 84% of boomers anticipate their quality of life in retirement will be better than that of their parents. More than 80% of boomers also believe their retirement will be better than their children's. Do you agree with...
The message in this Financial Advisor article, although meant for financial advisors to learn when working with clients, is also valuable for our own journey.  Learn how you can keep from getting t-boned or broadsided on your road to retirement. Read more...
ProBoomer creator Paul Long shares how you can answer the nagging question that comes up at some point when you realize you have many years ahead of you. Read more...