The author of this Sixty&Me article makes an important case for creating time to think about some of the bigger picture questions- or "white space"- about what lies ahead for us. What do we want? How do we make...
An excellent summary of each state's education options. Note that you will have to scroll down the page to find your state. Take advantage of these opportunities to continue learning, learn something new, stay sharp, stay connected and relevant, meet new people, and share experiences with younger generations. We can...
Sometimes a great article gets missed...this is one of those articles.  It is one that has such a great message and asks great questions...it makes us think. A common question that often confronts people in retirement is: “This isn’t what I was expecting!” Don't let this happen to you. Educate yourself on retirement-...
The author of this article, Gary Foster, has been featured before because he poses thoughts and questions that challenge the status quo and make us think about the possibilities. Here is one of Gary's thoughts in this Booming Encore post. "Our pre-occupation with retirement has turned “work” into another unattractive four-letter...
The Founders of Lustre shared how they navigated the unexpected plunge into retirement. Here is how they begin the article "One day, you are employed. A senior and valued member of a larger enterprise. The next, you’re retired. A freelancer in an unstructured and unpredictable world. Valued only by your family. And...
Retirement provides a time when "work" can be pursued for a variety of reasons other than being defined by how much we make. As the author reminds us- "Rather than considering what kind of profit our work can produce, we’re free to focus on whether it will challenge our spirits." What...
The founder of Growing Bolder, Marc Middleton, shares his experience on the key ingredients to aging successfully. As he points out, "These 10 keys will, I believe, dramatically increase my odds because they’re informed by two decades of studying, interviewing and learning from hundreds of ordinary people living extraordinary lives...
Although retirement can be rewarding, it does include potential challenges. Two retirees shares the top two things that you have to do in retirement to make it more fulfilling. The key is to spend time thinking about and planning how you will actually implement these into your retired life. The...
Our lives seem to continue to get busier and busier. Even in retirement, many people tend to say "Gosh, I'm not sure how I ever had time for work!" From my experience working with clients it is often more about us filling our time with activities that don't really...
A doctor and a pilot share their ideas and experience to create a happy and fulfilling retirement. Great ideas for moving forward with clarity, confidence, and control over your future. Read more...
As the article points out..."Roughly 2 million more people than expected have joined the ranks of the retired during the pandemic, according to The New School's Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis." "While some happily chose to retire early, others were forced into retirement after losing their jobs or quitting...