Although this Forbes article is a few years old, the sage advice continues to carry relevance. Hopefully, there will come a time when people receive advice on both the financial AND non-financial aspects of retirement. The author raises what I...
A really enlightening post- especially for those who work for themselves- from a woman who retired a little sooner than expected and the mental challenge this can present.  She was self-employed working as a consultant and lost her major client during the pandemic. Read more...
This article from Advisor Perspectives (for financial advisors) references a research study about the many benefits of working longer- both for employees and employers. From the article...older workers benefit from continued participation in the workforce, as work provides a means for them to remain engaged in their communities. Read more...
The author of this NY Times story crisscrossed the country asking people about the biggest transitions in their lives.  He learned that massive life disruptions — or “lifequakes,” as he calls them — strike people in the core of their being. They create meaning vacuums, in which we feel...
After more than a decade of writing life-changing advice for the Guardian, the author confessed he knew when to move on. The article includes what he learned from writing the column over the years. Read more...
Much of what holds us back or keeps us from trying something new- and possibly something that improve our lives- is our mindset, our perception, and our beliefs.  WE hold ourselves back.  In this article from Booming Encore, the author shares some inspirational stories from people who refuse to...
Great story from ProBoomer Founder, Paul Long, about the lessons we can learn from our loveable pooches. They do teach us many lessons. In honor of National Dog Day August 26. The photo is of our Cairn Terrier Billy.  Yes, he is retired! Read more...
Although the article is written for people in the middle of their careers, I believe his advice is equally applicable to those in tehri 50s and 60s. In this Harvard Business Review article, the author shares five core concepts he has identified as crucial to keep in mind as...
This article form the Stanford Center On Longevity begins by making this point..."The COVID-19 crisis has initiated a reckoning in our society by exposing aspects of it that have been unhealthy for far too long. Specifically, I’m referring to long-standing dramatic disparities created by racism, sexism, ableism, and ageism." The author offers three steps...
Lots of excellent data in this report summary from The New School SCEPA. Thought this summary from the report would be a good way to highlight some of the findings. The entire Older Workers Report and findings can be downloaded from their site. Read more...
The concept of retirement is definitely shifting.  As more and more people transition into this phase of their lives, the variety of options and what an ideal retirement looks like for each of us can be vastly different. This Globe and Mail article looks at how AI can help identify...