Great lessons from retiree and blogger Fritz Gilbert- who has documented and shared his retirement journey. I enjoy sharing articles from those who have showing the way! As Frtiz notes, "I officially retired 6 years ago, on July...
A record number of Americans are turning 65 in 2024, and many of them are living their best lives. What are they doing right and how can you emulate them in your own life?To understand more, Kiplinger Senior Editor Sandra Block sat down with Ken Dychtwald. Dychtwald...
"I will find something to do that will help with the bills is one of many irrational rationalizations Retirement waits for no one; it's coming fast for the youngest Baby Boomers and oldest Gen-Xers. The stark reality is many people are not ready, and studies show more...
Retirement often triggers the psychological and physical challenges we encounter as we get older. Let’s face it, it isn’t easy stepping away from a career, and the structure it affords. Not to mention the feelings of relevance work brings to our day-to-day lives. Learn how to navigate the...
The author of this post and blog will celebrate his 6th anniversary of retirement next month.   He shares his experience: "Even though I’ve settled happily into Phase 4 of retirement, I’ll never stop experimenting. Today, I’m sharing my latest experiment. It doesn’t matter what the experiment is.  The important thing is...
The author explores her conflicting thoughts between enjoying simpler interests and feeling the need to show she is accomplishing things (staying busy) during the transition into retirement. She writes... "It had been years since I felt the quiet contentment of decluttering. Like discarding junk mail, I had dismissed these...
On the SuperAge podcast interviews guest Barbara Roberts, an influential voice in the world of entrepreneurship and personal transformation. Barbara is a seasoned entrepreneur who defined the breaking the glass ceiling on Wall Street, and now at Columbia Business School. She shares her insightful perspectives on the...
The author shares some great ideas- things that worked for her- as she made the transition into retirement. She writes, "I technically retired from my career last fall but don’t feel retired. I have a few part-time gigs that are enjoyable and fulfilling. I have also added a...
Your emotional health can be as important to an enjoyable retirement as your financial fitness. They don't call it the "golden years" for nothing. Retirement is often heralded as an exciting new chapter filled with relaxation, travel, personal growth and spending time with loved ones. But it...
The author shares, "Like many of the Baby Boomers I work with in my executive coaching practice. They’ve had high-powered careers that they’ve found fulfilling and are core to their identities. As they approach so-called retirement age, they are ready (or forced) to transition out of their...
If you’re curious about how your retirement is likely to evolve, this post is for you.  If you’ve not yet retired, today’s is a great lesson to get you thinking about how to increase your chance of retirement success and avoid the dreaded Phase II.  If you’re already retired, today’s...