As this Yahoo Finance article points out the results of a combination of a pandemic coupled with the related economic recession has pushed more people into retirement.  Many of these unexpectedly moving into a new and unplanned phase of...
Millions of Baby Boomers retire each year-leaving the U.S. labor force. However, in the past year the number of Boomers retiring has increased more than in prior years, according to an analysis of monthly labor force data by Pew Research Center. Read more...
I love the title of this Boomer Best U article.  It makes you think- about what you have done- and what you still have the ability to do. What are some of the things you can do differently?  You still have time! Read more...
It's common to think about what our legacy is.  I like the quote from the author of this Booming Encore article- he says "Our culture keeps telling us it’s time to retire and live on the memories of the past. An alternate view is that we have not yet completed...
Many times the best advice we can receive is from someone who has already gone through a similar situation. In this Retirement Manifesto blog post, one of readers of the blog shares his story of making the transition into retirement. At the end of the article the author poses the...
An excellent list of programs form Next Avenue for people exploring entrepreneurship later in life.  As the author points out, the educational options are limited. She did some digging, and there are simply not many courses solely for people in their 50s and 60s. But she did identify a...
The message in this Financial Advisor article, although meant for financial advisors to learn when working with clients, is also valuable for our own journey.  Learn how you can keep from getting t-boned or broadsided on your road to retirement. Read more...
When transitioning into retirement, one thing I believe is we need to to expand our thinking. This time offers many wonderful opportunities if we take the time to envision what we want this time to be like- to create our own experiences. I also believe it can be very helpful...
An interesting report from The New School SCEPA regarding an alarming trend.  As the authors point out: In every recession since the 1970s, older workers (ages 55+) had persistently lower unemployment rates than mid-career workers (ages 35-54), partly because of the benefits of seniority. In the current recession, this trend...
Working in retirement can offer many benefits. As Make Aging Work shares why and how work can play a vital role-particularly in terms of providing better health and longevity. Read more...
ProBoomer creator Paul Long shares how you can answer the nagging question that comes up at some point when you realize you have many years ahead of you. Read more...