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...
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...
These people "retired" early by adopting a nontraditional lifestyle and using creative strategies. If you want to retire early but don’t have enough financial resources, you can still turn your retirement fantasies into reality by learning from people who “retired” early.  Read the original post at www.forbes.com
The author shares her personal experience with boredom in retirement. As she points out, "I have never been good at tolerating complaints about boredom. Just saying the word sounded spoiled and entitled and something I could never stomach. So, I suppose it was only natural that when I...
There are a few things you need to know before you retire. If you’re not retired, it’s impossible to know what it’s REALLY like to be retired. Without knowing, it’s difficult to determine how to plan as you make your final preparations for retirement. Consider these 5 areas...
Many of us are at risk of cognitive decline, but there are things we can do to protect our finances from its effects. The author points out, "The greatest threat to the financial security of many older adults isn’t a recession, market correction or inflation. It’s the risks...
There’s a disconnect between what preretirees expect and the reality. What are your retirement expectations? The author shares what he learned from fascinating findings of two new surveys that contrast what preretirees and retirees say about retirement. Learn why the transition into retirement can be more difficult than...
Ken Dychtwald has been watching, measuring and forecasting the aging of America for almost half a century, so it is hard to believe he could be surprised by much in his research any more. An recent Age Wave survey found a majority of the respondents aged 65...
In a world where distraction is everywhere and multitasking is common practice, it seems obvious that our presence in the moment is compromised. What is the impact of not being present and how does that affect our purpose in life? Purpose affects every aspect of our being. This...