When sorting out options and trying to get prepare for retirement, people often assume everything will work out. In other words, what they think retirement will be like is vastly different than what it really is like. As the author,...
Massive layoffs, huge numbers of employees working from home, and companies pivoting to stay in business as a result of COVID-19 are demanding a mindset shift in thinking about older workers. Learn how in this excellent take from FastCompany. Read more...
One of my coaching colleagues, Gary Allen Foster, writes one of the best retirement blogs- Make Aging Work.  The title of his blog article (used for the title of this post) grabbed my attention. In it, Gary highlights a person who has successfully moved into their "third act" or "Encore"...
As more and more people enter retirement wanting to continue working in some capacity, there are options. For those seeking a change, we can live our lives following our purpose and passions while adhering to our morals and values. This article from HBR poses some great questions: How often...
Deloitte put out some interesting research on the impact of the aging workforce is having within organizations. As the paper points out, the fastest growing segment of the workforce population is...employees working past the traditional retirement age. The research looks at the impact this group can have, the opportunity...
A slightly different take on how to approach retirement, specifically the initial transition. The author of this NextAvenue article interviewed some 500 men and women, trying to answer one key question: How do people actually do this new retirement? She found to approach it by looking at three C's...
We live in a society that values faster, newer, more, bigger, better---and younger! If something is old, it has become less valuable. We tend to trade up to something else due to these. But let's consider the flip side as the author did in this Ageist article.  I think there...
One of my favorite newer sites that I follow is by fellow retirement visionary Paul Long of ProBoomer.com.  In this episode of his vlog, he makes a wonderful connection between the transition into retirement- the thought and planning needed- and the Dr. Seuss book, Oh the Places You'll Go! https://youtu.be/rlJ8aLRstbE If...
For most of us life moves quickly, and before we realize it, we are confronted with moving into older age and deciding what are life will look like and can be during this time. We need to mind the ever-widening gaps in planning a secure retirement- both the financial and...
When you think about retirement, consider first what what your vision of this time looks like.  What do you want to do and accomplish during a span of time that may last 25+ years? A veteran financial advisor shares how she has changed how she has changed the conversations she...
A great post on being intentional and enjoying the journey. We are so programmed to doing things in a hurry that we can miss out on the enjoyment of simple, everyday moments. This is one of my favorite blogs to follow is The Retirement Manifesto, by Fritz Meyer.  Fritz has...