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Travel in Retirement Without Overspending

So, you want to become a world traveler in retirement, but you’re also a responsible person who knows they need to support themselves for the next 30 years. It’s a common conundrum in retirement. But, with careful planning and some creativity, you could fulfill your dreams of travel in retirement without overspending. Make A Budget Setting a travel budget is one of the rules of retirement to consider, especially if you want to take advantage of [...]

2022-03-04T12:42:26+00:00March 4, 2022|Lifestyle|

4 False Predictions About This Decade

You might have a lot to look forward to in the coming decade: Maybe your children will graduate from college, maybe you'll become a grandparent, and perhaps you'll retire. The 2020s probably aren't what a lot of us expected they would be so far because of COVID, but there's plenty of time for things to improve. Ultimately, no one can predict the future, but let's look at some predictions that have already been proven false about [...]

2022-01-28T18:23:07+00:00January 28, 2022|Lifestyle|

New Activities to Pick Up in Your Retirement

When you finally leave the workforce, there are so many exciting aspects of your life to look forward to. During the shift from the workforce into retirement, you may find yourself with more time on your hands than you had anticipated. If you do find yourself with some extra time to kill, here are a few activities that you may consider picking up during your golden years. Try Out a New Sport Staying active is one [...]

2021-12-27T00:42:31+00:00December 24, 2021|Lifestyle, Retirement|

Is Any of Your Stuff Valuable?

If you’ve lived somewhere for years, you’ve probably accumulated a lot of possessions. Maybe you’re running out of space, or you’re embracing the “spark joy” minimalist movement. Either way, having less clutter in your living space and better organization can help make a world of difference. If you’re looking to declutter, you might look into whether any of your stuff is valuable. Antiques If you’ve seen Antique Roadshow, you know that sometimes objects you didn’t think [...]

2021-12-22T19:45:44+00:00December 22, 2021|Lifestyle|

Tips On How to Be a Lifelong Athlete

If you’ve been watching tennis, you may be interested to know that about 12% of U.S. tennis players are between 45 and 55, and 11% are 55 and older.[1] There are many sports that you can enjoy and excel at in your 50s and beyond. Plus, regular exercise could help you stay active for longer and combat heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure.[2] Here are three tips on how to be a lifelong athlete. Warm-Up [...]

2021-10-15T23:09:22+00:00October 15, 2021|Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|

How This Generation Will Influence Culture

By the year 2035, Americans 65 and older are expected to outnumber those under 18 for the first time in our country’s history.[1] In a culture that tends to glorify youth and doesn't know how to handle older American's problems, this will mean some major changes. Whether it's through celebrities who refuse to retire, retirees who experience wanderlust and make travel a priority, or those who prioritize retiring early to enjoy their time, this generation will [...]

2021-09-24T20:18:16+00:00September 24, 2021|Lifestyle|

Post-COVID Decluttering

If your nest isn’t as full as it once was, or you find you’ve accumulated a few too many things during COVID, consider decluttering. Having less clutter in your living space and better organization can help make a world of difference. If you’ve accumulated more possessions than you need over the last year and a half, consider these strategies for tidying up after COVID. The Kitchen It’s easy for the kitchen to get cluttered with things [...]

2021-09-17T16:30:03+00:00September 17, 2021|Lifestyle|

How This Generation Will Influence Culture

By the year 2035, Americans 65 and older are expected to outnumber those under 18 for the first time in our country’s history.[1] In a culture that tends to glorify youth and doesn't know how to handle older American's problems, this will mean some major changes. Whether it's through celebrities who refuse to retire, retirees who experience wanderlust and make travel a priority, or those who prioritize retiring early to enjoy their time, this generation will [...]

2021-08-27T21:39:22+00:00August 27, 2021|Lifestyle|

3 Celebrities Who Refused to Retire

It’s always a bit jarring to see the actors and actresses of your youth in the present – sometimes they become unrecognizable with age or disappear from the spotlight altogether. However, there are those rare gems whose talent is ageless and simply refuse to stop working. We can learn from their wise words about aging and look to them as examples of people who have stayed extremely active in the later years. Ann-Margaret At age 80, [...]

2021-08-26T21:18:16+00:00August 20, 2021|Lifestyle|

Why the Future isn’t Always What You Expect

You might have a lot to look forward to in the future. Maybe your children will graduate from college, maybe you'll become a grandparent, and of course, you’ll retire! We’ll also probably see some significant technological advancements and interesting global developments, but no one knows what for sure. Sometimes life throws us a curveball – like the pandemic – and we have the adjust. Other times predictions don't come true. Ultimately, the future isn't always what [...]

2021-07-30T15:14:48+00:00July 16, 2021|Lifestyle|
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