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...
Many couples think they will retire at or near the same time.  It often doesn't work out that way. They envision their retirement as a shared experience. But all too often, it doesn’t work that way. The vast majority of couples aren’t on the same page when it comes...
With the current economic and pandemic situations, many people are retiring- either voluntarily or involuntarily.  This Forbes article points out some of the things to consider to have "your ducks in a row" should you find yourself in this situation. This article focuses on many of the financial factors, so...
Facing and planning retirement involves working through a complex series of questions and answers, and it’s unique to our individual circumstances. For many of us, it’s natural to seek support, guidance and/or affirmation when we’re faced with such an important life decision—particularly when that decision can have a major...
Although this Forbes article is a few years old, the sage advice continues to carry relevance. Hopefully, there will come a time when people receive advice on both the financial AND non-financial aspects of retirement. The author raises what I believe to be a significantly important question: But who teaches you...
Great story from ProBoomer Founder, Paul Long, about the lessons we can learn from our loveable pooches. They do teach us many lessons. In honor of National Dog Day August 26. The photo is of our Cairn Terrier Billy.  Yes, he is retired! Read more...
This article form the Stanford Center On Longevity begins by making this point..."The COVID-19 crisis has initiated a reckoning in our society by exposing aspects of it that have been unhealthy for far too long. Specifically, I’m referring to long-standing dramatic disparities created by racism, sexism, ableism, and ageism." The author offers three steps...
The concept of retirement is definitely shifting.  As more and more people transition into this phase of their lives, the variety of options and what an ideal retirement looks like for each of us can be vastly different. This Globe and Mail article looks at how AI can help identify...
Understanding what the future looks like can help us with our own planning.  In this NextAvenue article, the writer interviews an author of an upcoming book titled 2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything. What is interesting about the book and interview are the...
This article is a follow-up to an article from Booming Encore, written by author, Mike Drak. I too believe that many boomers are one of the two "Retirement Rebels" the author talks about. I also believe that many retiring boomers are the key to solving- or at least leading the...
Retirement blogger Fritz Meyer of Retirement Manifesto shares the five things you must do before you retire. He has documented his journey planning for and transitioning into retirement and shares his experience in his blog. This post is particularly good because it cover two areas that don't get talked about...