A number of great reminders in this Boomer Eco Crusader article. The advice is especially prescient for those climbing the corporate ladder and feeling restless, stuck, and wanting something different. Read more...
This Atlantic recently included a group of short articles (sponsored by Equitable) covering a variety of interesting and valuable topics for those planning for retirement. The topics include- Back to School, Retirement Wisdom, The Write Stuff, The Power of Connection, and A Second Chance At a First Love. The NON-Financial...
A topic I find interesting (and hope many readers do as well) is how to use our talents, interest, and passion to make the world a better place, The formal name for this is social entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurship is on the rise and for many good reasons. Solving a problem...
Many people would consider a phased retirement as opposed to quitting cold-turkey.  There are a number of reasons why this can be a good option- both from a financial perspective as well as from having something to fill your time and keeping the social aspect alive. This CNBC article provides...
Whether you need to work in retirement for the extra income or want to work for the challenge, to pursue a new found passion, or to do something to give back or provide a legacy, these moves will help you find the right job. Read more...
Although one can debate the effects Covid-19 will have on our lives going forward, it is important to look at what these might be and how we might be impacted by them. Having this information allows us to prepare, and perhaps, alter our plan. This Forbes article provides a good...
This post from Booming Encore presents an honest look at the likely outcome for workers ages 50 and older from the economic impact of COVID-19.  A gloomy outlook, but one I agree with.  For regular readers of my blog, I have include other similar articles. It is better to...
An interesting and lighthearted take on how the ordinary things in our lives can teach us about retirement.  It comes from a new blog I found recently, Retirement Voices. Read more...
This ProBoomer vlog/podcast is with Paul Tasner, who at age 66, became an entrepreneur and has succeeded. He goes into greater depth of the how, the why, and the benefits of becoming an entrepreneur (at any age). He has told his story in a TED talk that has drawn...
This article from The Atlantic, from columnist Arthur Brooks, who writes about happiness and meaning, examines why people are often unhappy in retirement. As he has written about this topic over the years, many people have reached out to him saying they feel unhappy, aimless, and bored in retirement....
Make Aging Work blogger Gary Foster (a retirement coaching colleague of mine) speaks from experience and from also doing his research on what to do to age successfully. Great succinct piece with specific advice and changes anyone can make- but it requires discipline! Read more...