The author explores her conflicting thoughts between enjoying simpler interests and feeling the need to show she is accomplishing things (staying busy) during the transition into retirement. She writes... "It had been years since I felt the quiet contentment...
At 73, George Cavedon could be spending his days on a golf course in Florida with friends who have long been retired. But the New Hampshire resident would rather mentor younger coworkers and chat up clients than measure putts on a green. He retirement in his fifties and...
Companies that fail to take advantage of expanding work spans are leaving value and money on the table. Career and retirement planning used to be straightforward: You climbed the career ladder before leaving to enjoy a couple of twilight decades of retirement. But not anymore! The article points...
A different take on the other USA Today article I included in this week's posts. Although many people would like to continue working they are finding the road difficult. The article shares an example: Randy Seacat expected to retire at 75 if he retired at all. The labor...
On the SuperAge podcast interviews guest Barbara Roberts, an influential voice in the world of entrepreneurship and personal transformation. Barbara is a seasoned entrepreneur who defined the breaking the glass ceiling on Wall Street, and now at Columbia Business School. She shares her insightful perspectives on the...
The author provides five tips using positive psychology that could help you or someone in your life if they are scared or nervous about picking up a hobby in retirement. Read the original post at theconversation.com
While retirement can be a fulfilling time, it requires planning to avoid challenges. Financial security and having a sense of purpose are crucial for a happy retirement. You can alleviate many problems with retirement by understanding what kind of retirement is best for you.  Another fabulous article from...
The author begins by sharing the sobering statistics and his decision; "One out of eight retirees plan to return to work this year, according to a recent survey. I’m one of them. Two and a half years after retiring from the corporate world, I’m headed back to...
The author shares some great ideas- things that worked for her- as she made the transition into retirement. She writes, "I technically retired from my career last fall but don’t feel retired. I have a few part-time gigs that are enjoyable and fulfilling. I have also added a...
The authors share seven hidden traps they see when working with retiring executives. Although the article is focused on executives, their points are also applicable to other professionals. They share, "Our recent focus on the executive retirement journey, including conversations with dozens of highly respected former chief executives,...
A great look at the emotional toll of unemployed when over age 50. If you or someone you know is in this situation, read and share this article. The overriding point made in the article: ‘A profound unfairness’: The merciless stigma of being an older long-term unemployed person...