I like the way the authors of this Lustre post state..."Because of our longevity, retirement is not the finish line. Retirement from a long career is simply another point of reference. Where are we now?" There is a lot of...
The pandemic has changed many people's views of life including what is really important and what they really want to spend their time doing. This MarketWatch article reprinted with permission from NextAvenue dives deeper into the reasons this is occurring. If you are considering transitioning into retirement in the next...
We have all learned about the importance of having an elevator pitch when we are working- but what about in retirement? Identifying how to describe yourself to others during retirement can have a meaningful impact on your confidence and the way others categorize you. This Next Avenue article written by a...
This Forbes article begins..."The Great Resignation and the future of work is just one indicator of something larger happening in a post-pandemic society – we are undergoing a Great Reframing of life’s choices and behaviors redefining how we view work and everything else." "Forget the Great Resignation, society is undergoing a...
Book author Mike Drak, shares his retirement transition experience and the lessons learned along this journey. The book is titled Retirement Heaven or Hell, Which Will You Choose?- 9 Principles for Designing Your Ideal Post-Career Lifestyle. An excellent book to begin thinking about and designing an ideal lifestyle for retirement. Read...
In this MakeAgingWork post, blogger Gary Foster begins the post by asking readers the qu. He then goes on to share a writing from someone he met recently that struck a chord. Gary also challenging readers  to think about the aspirations that drive his new acquaintance and how our...
This fyi50+ article helps sort out how we can begin to move into more normal lives- even when it is hard to or we may not want to. She says " As the pandemic dies down and you re-engage with "normal" life, you may find you can't or don't want...
The author of this BoomingEncore post shares why his retirement- what he terms his 'second life' is the best time of his life. Great ideas and inspiration for navigating this time of life. One of my favorite quotes in the post- "In our second lives we connect with who we...
This article comes from a new site found recently- Seeing It Clearly Now. The title the author poses is a great question- and one people tend to ask, especially after a long and stressful career. Read more...
The author of this NextAvenue article begins with the following... "After a Long Career, It's OK to Fail" "Yet once that long career is complete, you don't have to prove a damned thing to anyone! Perhaps for the first time since childhood, you can pick something that interests you and try it...
When looking at how to allocate our time in retirement, many people will choose to pursue some sort of work for a variety of reasons- extra income, socialization, challenge, structure, routine, etc. This Kiplinger article provides a great list of ideas if you are looking for working without the...