Happy Retirement

Planning your future financial wellness needs to address with whom you spend your time, what you’ll do, where you’ll live, and also your purpose or how you’ll find meaning for this time of your life.

The happiest retirees have a plan for how to spend their time. More importantly, they understand the habits and and mindset required to stay vital, connected, and satisfied with life. Retirement depression and boredom is a real thing, but it is easily combatted with the right outlook and routine.

Get tips for celebrating retirement and planning a happy retirement. You deserve it!

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A Recipe for Financial Success: It’s as Easy as Pumpkin Pie

Do you have all the ingredients and the right recipe for financial success? It needn’t be complicated. In fact, it can be as easy as pie.

November 17, 2022
Ted Talks on Retirement and Aging

The 23 Best TED Talks on Money, Retirement, and Aging to Help You Have a Better Future

Want a short cut to a wealthy and happy retirement? These 23 Best TED Talks can help you feel inspired, be smarter and have a better future.

November 17, 2022
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How Gratitude Improves Your Financial Wellness (and Health Too): Happy Thanksgiving!

The holidays are a time to be thankful and practice gratitude. Science says it’s good for your emotional, physical, and financial well being.

November 16, 2022
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11 Bold Tips to Help You Enjoy Retirement: Plan for an Fantastically Happy Future

Only half of retirees actually enjoy retirement. Here are 11 ideas to help you achieve the happiness and fun you want.

October 20, 2022
financial stress

Don’t Worry, Be Happy: 11 Ways to Reduce Financial Stress

Don’t worry, be happy… Here are 11 real steps you can take that will enable you to experience less financial stress.

October 6, 2022
best places to retire

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Places to Retire: 26 Lists, Quizzes, and Tips for Making the Best Relocation Decision for You

The ultimate guide to retirement relocation: 20 best places to retire lists, 6 calculators, and tips to help you find your ideal locale.

September 29, 2022

Financial Therapy: What is It and Why You Might Benefit from It

The bond between your emotions and money is strong and you are better off if you understand the relationship. Financial therapy can help.

September 15, 2022

7 Ways to Tame Financial Stress for a Wealthier Future

Thinking about money can be stressful. Find out how to use stress to your advantage and achieve a more secure future!

September 1, 2022

What You Can Learn From Millennials (Yes, Millennials) for a Better Financial Future

People often mock millennials, but here are 8 useful lessons from the generation about money and planning a secure future.

August 18, 2022

Retirement Depression: 9 Tips for Combating this Very Common Syndrome

Are you (or a loved one) experiencing retirement depression? Here are 9 ways to get help and overcome this real phenomenon.

July 28, 2022

What is Another Word for Retirement? There Has Got to Be Something Better!

We really need another word for retirement. We are not withdrawing. Most of us aren’t even stopping work! Here are some alternatives. What do you suggest?

July 21, 2022
does money buy happiness

11 Ways Money Really Can Buy Happiness

They were wrong. The answer to the question does money buy happens is… yes! In fact, the research is overwhelming. And, there are actually multiple ways to spend to increase happiness. Here are 11 ways to spend money to buy happiness. The following 11 tips are valuable whether you are 75, 65, 55 or 15!…

June 9, 2022
consumption smoothing

What is Consumption Smoothing? And, Why Is It Important to Your Lifelong Happiness?

While most people do short term consumption smoothing, you really need it for your future financial security.

April 28, 2022
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The Most Important Long-Term Financial Goal Has Nothing to Do with Money

Is your long-term financial goal all about your money? You are missing the point. Learn to consider your why, what’s important to you.

April 21, 2022
Live Your Best Life

How to Live Your Best Life: The Overlooked Habits of Happy Aging 

You know diet and exercise can help you live your best life. Have you also developed the social, emotional and financial habits you need to thrive?

March 31, 2022
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The No Regret Retirement: Make Sure You Are Happy with the Big Decision

You don’t want to and can’t afford to get retirement wrong. Here are tips to make sure you are ready, willing and able to have a retirement without regrets.

February 17, 2022

3 Mental Blocks Preventing Your Secure Retirement

You need a retirement plan even if you don’t want one. Here are 3 tips for overcoming the mental blocks to achieving a secure financial future!

February 10, 2022

Advice from Betty White on Not Retiring, Aging Well, and Living a Happy Life

Betty White, the Golden Girl, lived well and vibrantly and offered fans lots of insight into making the most of life at every age.

January 13, 2022

7 Reasons to De-Clutter Your Home in Retirement

Explore why de-cluttering is the ultimate retirement and estate planning task. 7 compelling reasons to clean out your closets this year.

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December 29, 2021
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Holiday Gift Guide: Great Retirement and Investment Gifts for Everyone in the Family (Even the Kids)

This gift guide is focused on helping you give long term financial success and happiness to everyone on your list, young and old.

November 24, 2021

An Expert Guide to Big Life Transitions (Retirement and Beyond)!

Here are 8 tips that you can use right now to make retirement or whatever life transition you’re experiencing go more efficiently and happily. Read now!

October 21, 2021
life after retirement

Hurry! Life After Retirement is Going to Be Great (If You Are Truly Ready)

Run don’t walk toward life after retirement. Research says it will be the best time of your life. Explore 7 tips to get ready to retire now!

October 12, 2021

Which Countries’ Citizens Enjoy the Best Retirement? (Guess Where the U.S. Ranks?)

Which countries enjoy the best retirement? Why? What are global threats to retirement security? Can you move to any of the top 10 locales?

October 11, 2021
retirement surprises

16 Retirement Surprises: What Retirees Wish They Knew About Retirement BEFORE Retiring

Here are a 16 possible retirement surprises. For some, it will inspire an early retirement. Others will want to proceed more cautiously.

September 23, 2021

NewRetirement Planner

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