Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series about voluntary simplicity and a low-consumption lifestyle. Part One was a primer explaining this idea. Part Three will provide concrete steps to consume less but enjoy life...
"SEVEN MONTHS AGO —on my 55th birthday—I walked away from a job I’d held for 24 years. That day, I got in my car, left Portland, Oregon, and began a two-day roadtrip to Arizona. During my 1,300-mile journey south, I had plenty of time to ponder my...
As the population ages, many people in their 60s and beyond are refusing to conform to old age stereotypes. Is our view of old age about to change?  Read the original post at www.theguardian.com
Author, public speaker and former financial services professional Mike Drak wants you to know that while retiring may seem easy; what comes after can be the hard part. In this excerpt from his new book, Longevity Lifestyle by Design , the author explains why it is important craft a...
Practical tips to think about as you make your transition into retirement. Here are a few of the important tips shared by the author to keep in mind: Retirement is more than an event; it’s a process. Retirement will unsettle you in ways you may not expect. It can also open...
My recent article for Booming Encore. We spend decades saving for retirement. And for many people the primary determinant of if and when they will retire is age and/or portfolio value. But what if we turned the focus of planning for retirement to first figuring out how we want...
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 picture: successful retirement takes much more than adequate financial planning. 
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