This guest post was reprinted with permission of Gary Foster. Stan is a C-level executive in his late fifties.  He’s done well, thriving and progressing in the volatile, high-pressure world of healthcare. Also, like many at his level in this...
There are many articles like this "out there" on the internet.  What I found different and better about this MarketWatch article was it was written by someone who's career was in the field of  retirement planning as a compensation and benefits executive.  Many of the lessons he points out...
An excellent topic and article in Forbes about documenting all the digital assets we are now accumulating.  I wrote a similar article on LinkedIn a few years ago about this important topic. Read more...
Planning for the financial side of retirement requires knowing what we can contribute to reach our goals.  This article from Forbes includes a great list of the limits for various retirement plans.  Plan your life in retirement, then continue saving the required amount to fund your retirement lifestyle. Do...
Retirement means different things to different people. You might plan to spend your days on the golf course while your neighbor rocks the days away on his covered front porch. Regardless of your goals, when you’re living on a fixed income, money is a common concern. Here’s how to...
A corporate reorganization, unseen downsizing, or unexpected health problems can force you to end your career before you are ready to do it. That usually makes the transition into retirement even more challenging. Rich was running a very important airborne EMS unit in a large county. He was very experienced,...
Kiplinger recently published their list of cheapest places to retire list.  Since I live in the midwest, I found the list interesting (since we often seek warmer locales in the winter). These lists, in various publications, are a good place to begin your reserach if you are planning on...
Lately I have been very curious about the notion of a retirement makeover. So many of the clients I work with seem to want to go on what I call the reinvention tour regarding their life in retirement.  And what would happen if the changes could be both internal...
The Founder of the Retirement Coaches Association, Robert Laura, provides insight to a question I hear quite often. As Bob states "Currently, the traditional retirement planning process is backwards because it focuses first on money and then the more personal aspects. Over that next several years, I expect more...
Since I have posted a few articles retiring outside of the United States- as more and more people are considering this option and making it a reality, I though this article was a good companion article. It provides great tips on how to keep your credit and finances healthy...
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. No one can see into the future, but to a...