The author reinforces the message of the importance of planning for, what I term, "The Other Side" of retirement. Obviously, the money is a critical piece of the equation, but it leaves out a critical piece of the...
An inspirational story about a retiree's deteriorating physical condition coupled with a post-retirement depression rooted in going from the highest-ranked, most-recognized, and most-followed pilot at Air Canada to “who am I now?” Read the original post at makeagingwork.com
The authors of this Lustre article share how they would have approached their retirements differently and the things they would approach differently. The lessons they learned are good advice as you navigate your retirement. Read the original post at www.lustre.net
The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College just published a study that explores what Americans think are the biggest risks to their retirement—as opposed to what they objectively are. The center found “a big disconnect between how actual and perceived risks are ranked.” That disconnect could...
The ‘retirement ideal’ has been changing for years. Older people are increasingly unretiring, changing the shape of this life stage. Read the original post at www.bbc.com
Observations from the author of Humble Dollar: "THE LONGER WE LIVE, the more perspective we have—and the more foolish many of our earlier beliefs seem. We start our adult journey confident that we’ll make our mark on the world and that the financial rewards we collect will greatly...
Great summary of the different stages that occur during the transition into retirement. Written by two women who share their experience for going through it themselves. As they begin the article "One day, you start out as a member of the working world, and end up as...
As the author shares...I settled into my retirement after thoroughly enjoying the first 5 years. For me, retirement is akin to a permanent summer vacation: I get to do what I want, when I want, where I want, and with whom I want. Click...
The author, Joseph Coughlin of MIT AgeLab, offers a different take on how we should approach retirement. We often use the term 'plan' or 'planning' for retirement. He suggests instead approaching this by also 'prepare' or 'preparing' for retirement. Click here to view the original...
I like when there is a story to share about how others are approaching retirement. Hopefully these types of stories inspire you to think about 'what comes next' after you leave your career. This is one of those stories. Click here to view the...
Before you can determine how much you will need to save for a fulfilling retirement, you first need to know how much you will spend in retirement. The article puts together a great list of the things that you are likely to spend more on in retirement.