I enjoy articles like this (this one from MarketWatch) that challenge our thinking- just check the responses following it to see how differently people look at living longer and the points the author is presenting. (Spoiler Alert)...the author says the...
Years ago I thought that owning an RV in retirement would be fun.  Travel at your own speed, spending time exploring different locations. This Kiplinger article points out some of the things that can make owning an RV (big or small) less than enjoyable. Like most decisions related to retirement,...
The current world we live has provided us with lots of time to think- about our current situation and about our future after the pandemic. In this article, the author, a travel writer no less, laments her procrastination of travel adventures she has put off over the years. Although travel...
With all the uncertainty in our present lives, you might not be thinking about travelling- especially abroad- anytime soon.  I wanted to add an article this week to get you thinking about what your retirement might include when we get through this pandemic. Read more...
MLE Note:  This is a guest post from the people who run a site I came across recently.  It is a great resource for learning about technology- perhaps something your kids use or that you can teach your parents about. Article source: Learn How To Use Virtually Every New Website...
Keep this one sentence in mind as you think about retirement: "But who teaches you how to live in retirement?" This article from Forbes is from awhile back, but the message is, and will continue to be, extremely important. Another great point in the article by the author: "Retirement is perhaps the...
International Living puts out an annual article to help readers answer the question: “Where should I retire?” This is the question they hear most often, and each year they provide their most definitive answer in the form of our Annual Global Retirement Index as a tool to help people who...
For years, a paid-off mortgage has been seen as the key to a stable retirement. But today, increased costs of homeownership and changing lifestyles make renting a more appealing option than ever for many retirees. In this Business Insider article, retirees share why they decided to rent instead of...
In interesting take that I agree with from a site I just started following called Oxygen Buzz. Although a bucket list can be part of your plan during retirement, it is more important to identify things you want to do or accomplish that are meaningful as opposed to just...
Although there tends to be a number of these "list" type articles, I do think it is a good to check out the list, criteria, and what they noted- especially if you want to or plan to move later in life.  Glad to see my metropolitan area, Minneapolis, MN...
Boo! It’s almost Halloween. Since mid September you’ve seen all the preparations, decorations, and merchandise. There are lights for your lawn, bags of trick-or-treat candies for your give-away bowl, and – of course - the Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice latte! Now comes the big question. You are probably going to a...