I like the way the authors of this Lustre post state..."Because of our longevity, retirement is not the finish line. Retirement from a long career is simply another point of reference. Where are we now?" There is a lot of...
Solo agers are becoming much more common. Whether through death, divorce, or by choice, a higher percentage of retirees are going it alone. This Booming Encore article lists five suggestions for solo agers to put in place right now. Read more...
Book author Mike Drak, shares his retirement transition experience and the lessons learned along this journey. The book is titled Retirement Heaven or Hell, Which Will You Choose?- 9 Principles for Designing Your Ideal Post-Career Lifestyle. An excellent book to begin thinking about and designing an ideal lifestyle for retirement. Read...
In this MakeAgingWork post, blogger Gary Foster begins the post by asking readers the qu. He then goes on to share a writing from someone he met recently that struck a chord. Gary also challenging readers  to think about the aspirations that drive his new acquaintance and how our...
This fyi50+ article helps sort out how we can begin to move into more normal lives- even when it is hard to or we may not want to. She says " As the pandemic dies down and you re-engage with "normal" life, you may find you can't or don't want...
The author of this NextAvenue article begins with the following... "After a Long Career, It's OK to Fail" "Yet once that long career is complete, you don't have to prove a damned thing to anyone! Perhaps for the first time since childhood, you can pick something that interests you and try it...
The author of this Forbes article explains how "retirement" is not what it used to be- full of extra time (longevity) and opportunities. A couple of my favorite quotes... "Plenty of individuals, upon reaching financial freedom, choose to volunteer or start projects. They might even work for money, but the point...
Make Aging Work author, Gary Foster, shares the concept of how we can continue "chasing yet" in retirement. His inspiration for the post comes from some recent content from Seth Godin and Matthew McConaughey.  Great message to live by! Read more...
Another great post from Make Aging Work. As the author, Gary Foster questions: "How can we avoid these four concerns, reap a reward for our first-half effort, experience a purposeful “harvest”, and avoid a retirement winter?" The four biggest concerns that retirees have beyond money that Gary points out in...
A fantastic question to get us thinking about if we are doing what we really want to be doing with our lives. This article comes from Booming Encore and provides insight into this and a few other questions on this topic. The article also includes a TEDx by a mental...
Approaching retirement much like a Futurist can be a good way to think about and plan for your retirement. In this MarketWatch article, the author of a new book is highlighted and shares three easy steps for doing this. Read more...