The author of this USA Today article is a financial planner.  He points out some things he has learned in his 25 year career working with clients transitioning into retirement. His experience indicates that the vast majority of us...
This Kiplinger article shares the benefits of playing video games, especially for the older crowd. The article references an AARP study showing that 44% of adults over 50 years old played video games in 2019 at least once a month—the average is five hours a week—compared with only 38%...
In addition to deciding when to retire, another decision many people make is deciding where to retire.  WalletHub has put together this list, including rankings, on each state. They compared the 50 states across 45 key indicators of retirement-friendliness. Their analysis examines affordability, health-related factors and overall quality of...
This article was introduced to me recently in Project Untethered, a new site to me. With more opportunities to live and work anywhere, more people will look for ways to combine travelling the world while still earning an income.  Lots of great ideas to consider. Read more...
I agree with the blogger of this post in Happily Rewired when he says that Boomers will lead the way in giving back.  We have more time, talent, money, and willingness to make positive change in the world.  And in many ways, the world needs us to create positive...
A great list in the Forbes article from someone who made the leap into retirement a few years ago. The quote that I found relatable and provides wisdom from his experience- "Once you have enough money to cover the basics plus a little cushion, happiness in retirement seems to...
For many of us volunteering is something we want to include to fill the void. The challenge, oftentimes, is finding the right opportunity for our unique needs, skills, and motivations. What cause do you want to support and what are you seeking from the experience? The article form Retirement Voices...
There are a few "best places" to retire lists that come out each year- one of them published by Money magazine.  I have included a few of these in my posts over the years as they are fun to think about and perhaps provide a few ideas. In this Wisdom...
OutsideHow put together this excellent RV camping checklist.  If you have ever wanted to try RVing or are new to this form of recreation, you will want to check out this article. Read more...
As this article in Kiplinger points out: "Fueled by an aging population and a scarcity of affordable housing, accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are a hot new trend in multigenerational living. You may know them better as in-law suites, garage apartments, carriage houses, casitas and granny flats." An interesting idea and...
I had read about this or something similar a few months ago but could not recall the name- then came across this Ageist article.  A great way to travel (especially during COVID-19) without actually having to travel. This provides an excellent way for people who can't or don't like...