For all the talk of retirees ‘unretiring’ these days, you may very well be perfectly at ease with the notion of stepping out of the paid workforce. You’re “evolving” as Serena Williams so gracefully refers to her...
Starting a business in retirement is a road less frequented by many individuals, and while it might seem impossible at first, thousands of retirees start businesses every year, leveraging their experience and knowledge to get their small empire off the ground. Read the original...
The author of this article shares her personal experience and observations making the transition into retirement, "As an eternal optimist, I enjoy success stories. And lately, I’ve been running into lots of them about retirement. But I’ve also noticed that, too often, these stories leap from here to...
Americans envision working well into their 60s before retiring, but reality can look much different. This has been an ongoing disconnect with findings of what age people think they will retire and the age they actually do retire. Over the years that retirees' reported retirement age has...
An inspirational story about a retiree's deteriorating physical condition coupled with a post-retirement depression rooted in going from the highest-ranked, most-recognized, and most-followed pilot at Air Canada to “who am I now?” Read the original post at makeagingwork.com
Tennis star Serena Williams challenges our idea of retirement and perhaps every other life stage too. She recently announced her ‘retirement’ from tennis while challenging the very idea of retirement. In her interview with Vogue Magazine, Williams commented, “I have never liked the word retirement. It doesn’t feel like a modern...
The authors of this Lustre article share how they would have approached their retirements differently and the things they would approach differently. The lessons they learned are good advice as you navigate your retirement. Read the original post at www.lustre.net
For many seniors, changing careers can be a long and daunting process. But the rewards can be rich. This Kiplinger article provides some examples of people who made a career change later in life. Read the original post at www.kiplinger.com
The ‘retirement ideal’ has been changing for years. Older people are increasingly unretiring, changing the shape of this life stage. Read the original post at www.bbc.com
Observations from the author of Humble Dollar: "THE LONGER WE LIVE, the more perspective we have—and the more foolish many of our earlier beliefs seem. We start our adult journey confident that we’ll make our mark on the world and that the financial rewards we collect will greatly...
The title of this article says it all. As he explains: "Many folks wonder what retirement is “really” like. In my final years of work, I wondered about it a lot.  To capture my lessons from retirement (and, to help those who wonder what it’s really like), I’ve...