“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...
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...
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...
Part of living a happy and successful retirement is planning your leisure activities.  Forbes created a list of 25 of the best places for carrying out these passions and also lists various categories of leisure activities. They also put out a companion article, How To Find the Best Place...
“Someday I want to travel!” How often have you heard a friend or family member say that? How many times have you said it yourself? And why is travel such a common dream? There are two levels of answers to the question of why people travel. The first is the...
The article covers many of the things to look for if you are looking for a new place to retire. The author is a journalist who writes about adventure travel for boomers and seniors. The article also includes an interactive tool to help you locate the perfect retirement destination...
We have the ability move to another location in retirement more than any previous generation.  Many of us have travelled to or lived in other locations, so we are comfortable with visiting or living in a new location.  Sometimes, we have dreamed about living in and exploring a new...
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 to put them in contention to go to the Big...
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...