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...
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...
One of the ways to prepare for your retirement is to learn from others who have made the transition.  Learn her tips for hitting your stride in retirement. This will help you become more comfortable and confident with your decision. The author points out she is someone who continues...
Because many people consider moving in retirement, for a variety of reasons, I like to highlight articles like this.  There are a number of factors to consider, but U.S. News considers quite a few in there research. A new U.S. News analysis compares the 125 largest metropolitan areas in the...
“What!?” you exclaim?  Goals?  I’m through with goals.  During my entire work career, I needed to be focused on establishing goals – so much so that I determined that my only goal in retirement would be to not have any goals!  Perhaps you need to rethink your strategy. McLain...
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...