Paying for long-term care can be tricky for many seniors, especially after a certain point past retirement. Many seniors are on a fixed income, making it difficult to pay for health care should they lose mobility or become ill....
The author shares an embarrasing situation while needing to purchase some medical supplies for ones "behind." Similalrly, transitioning into retirement can also lead to embarrasing situations- finding out retirement isn't what they had thought (didn't plan), not knowing where to turn for help, or simply feeling out of sorts...
Would't it be terrible to find out that retirement can really suck? After all, you've shouldered through a grinding 30-40 year journey filled with marginally-motivating jobs and totally marginal bosses to get to this point. You've sacrificed most of your 'today's' for the 'tomorrow's' that your financial advisor's constantly changing charts,...
This post comes from fellow retirement coach Eric Weigel. As he points out, there is so much information (articles, advertisements, etc.) saying that if you save enough money for retirement that this equals retirement bliss. This is completely untrue. The article provides a number of great points to consider...
This will be an interesting trend to watch. There will be a LOT of retired folks with very specialized skills who can help younger people launch businesses or handle certain specific regulations. Another great option for an encore career for people to consider.
How and why are too many Boomers finding themselves in a critical crossroads of many years ahead with little or no financial resources. Did they fail to establish a sound financial retirement plan early on in life?  Were they too busy establishing careers and reaching job goals? Did the...
Wouldn’t it be terrible to find out that retirement can really suck? After all, you’ve shouldered through a grinding 30-40 year journey filled with marginally-motivating jobs and totally marginal bosses to get to this point. You’ve sacrificed most of your “today’s” for the “tomorrow” that your financial advisor’s constantly changing charts,...
Until now, you thought panic attacks were reserved for fathers-to-be in the OBGYN room or for prima donnas at their stage debut. Or sudden breakouts of sweat were the domain of diving Olympians as they viewed their ominous 1,000-foot cliff drop, or tween boys confronting their first date’s dad....
The creator of The Retirement Manifesto, Fritz Meyer blog has created a guide to help you make the transition into retirement. In the article, he has grouped past articles by time leading up to and post retirement.  Fritz recently retired, and what I like about his blog is,  that...
This is thought-provoking list from the Satisfying Retirement blog - the author has been retired for 17 years and has encountered each of issues on the list from time to time.  It is important to mentally wrap your head around each of these so you can plan for and...
Yikes! Water! Water! My hair’s on fire! Oh, it’s not my hair! It’s my bank account! I have completely smoked it! I inadvertently incinerated it during these last 30+ years of career building. If it’s any consolation, you have loads of company in your current miserable dilemma. Alana Semuels, in...