As bracket time rolls around, aka MARCH MADNESS, or the NCAA Basketball tournament, there's a lot of talk about the "bubble“ teams that might be eligible for the tourney's brackets but need a crucial win or an opponent's loss...
This is an interesting article on a topic I had not considered.  If you have some extra room or your entire home is available during part of the year and you would consider hosting travelers, there are some great benefits to hosting in retirement.  As more boomers and retirees...
There are a few of these "Best Places" articles in various publications.  This one is good because it looks at locations outside of the U.S. for people looking for other retirement locations- possibly lower cost options. The article includes a great infogram of the various countries recommended.   This author...
If you’re older and looking to make the most out of your travels, there are plenty of ways to have an adventure – in comfort and style – without breaking the bank! Here are some top tips for seniors looking to get away – no matter your age or...
Sure, most of us are familiar with the more popular, standard offerings of the AARP Web site (https://www.aarp.org), such as auto and health insurance and political advocacy, but have you recently spent time exploring its wealth of information and opportunity, other than the traditional “retirement services.” AARP Travel extends to...
There seems to be a few of these "Best Places To Retire" articles in various publications.  I will continue to post some of these if they add value to readers.  The reason I liked this particular article was the depth of research that went into making the selections.  If...
The decision of where to live in retirement can involve a number of different variables. Each person's (couples) decision is very individual and needs serious thought and consideration.  Couples need to communicate about their preferences. The article includes five considerations when deciding where to live in retirement. Read more...
There are a few of these "Best Places" articles that come out each year.  This one comes from International Living which has been refining their study each of the past 26 years- so they have dug pretty deep over the years by visiting these locations many times to find...
One of the best ways to prepare for retirement is to learn from the experiences of others. In this post, a retiree shares his three simple, yet powerful, points of advice to avoid making these mistakes in retirement.  This advice is something that can be applied prior to making...
An interesting article looking at the retirement of Mario Salcedo, the subject of a New York Times documentary, who has lived on a cruise ship for 21 years and proclaims himself to be the "the happiest man in the world.' Most of us couldn't (wouldn't) disconnect from the world...
This fast rising number of seniors will impact the real estate market as changing expectations around retirement mean new housing options for retirees. The article lists some of the trends shaping how the boomer generation will spend its golden years, showing that older Americans are far from cookie-cutter in...