Lifestyle

Your lifestyle choices – how you live your life, your priorities, and values – impact your financial wellness.

And, lifestyle is a major driver of how much you spend and save and how much time you have.

Dive into valuing your time, how to age well, plan for social connection, and achieve a happy retirement.

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The 17 Best Places to Retire in the World: Explore Unexpected Locations!

Far flung locations are some of the best places to retire in the world. Explore a range of 17 surprising retirement destinations.

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An Encore Career? 5 Tips for a Second Career In Retirement

Second careers may be the key to a successful retirement. Get tips on the best careers and how to make money, find meaning and have fun.

May 30, 2024
Lifestyle

Considering a Relocation? There Can Be Surprising Benefits to Moving

Relocation may have surprising emotional benefits. However, most people want to stay put. Explore pros and cons of moving for retirement (or anytime).

May 23, 2024
Planning

Financial Mapping: A Retirement Plan Is Like a Navigation System for Your Money and Time

Financial mapping, creating a roadmap for your money can help you with better financial habits, decisions and outcomes. It’s GPS for your finances.

May 23, 2024
Financial Wellness

How the Wealthy Spend Money Differently from Everyone Else

How are the spending habits of the wealthy different from yours? Get insights into wealth accumulation and financial success.

April 25, 2024
Retirement Income

What is Consumption Smoothing? And, Why Is It Important if You Want Long Term Financial Stability?

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

April 18, 2024
Lifestyle

What’s Your Why? How to Set Life Goals and Create a Financial Plan for Achieving Them

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 11, 2024
Planning

Stoic Wisdom: 6 Key Insights to Make You Happier Today and Wealthier in the Future

There is surprising buzz around Stoicism, an ancient Greek philosophy. See how Stoic wisdom can help you achieve financial wellness.

March 21, 2024
Lifestyle

How to Determine the Best U.S. State for Your Retirement

Explore 10 things to think about – lifestyle and financial factors – when considering the best state for retirement.

February 29, 2024

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retirement motivations

Retirement Motivations: Are You Stumbling Toward or Joyfully Leaping into Retirement?

Explore 8 most often cited motivations for leaping into retirement. A few of them might really surprise you.

June 6, 2024
financial planning myths

What Do People Get Wrong About Financial Planning? 18 Big Myths and Misconceptions

There is a lot of confusion about financial planning. Here are 18 of the biggest misconceptions.

May 30, 2024
financial mapping

Financial Mapping: A Retirement Plan Is Like a Navigation System for Your Money and Time

Financial mapping, creating a roadmap for your money can help you with better financial habits, decisions and outcomes. It's GPS for your finances.

May 23, 2024

How the Wealthy Spend Money Differently from Everyone Else

How are the spending habits of the wealthy different from yours? Get insights into wealth accumulation and financial success.

April 25, 2024
long life

How to Live a Long Life: 15 Habits of Happy and Healthy Aging 

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

January 4, 2024
financial worry

How Worry Tricks You into Worrying More and How to Feel Good About Your Financial Future

Worrying is not the solution to financial stress. Find out about the one powerful thing you can do to feel better about your future.

December 20, 2023
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.

June 20, 2024
retirement motivations

Retirement Motivations: Are You Stumbling Toward or Joyfully Leaping into Retirement?

Explore 8 most often cited motivations for leaping into retirement. A few of them might really surprise you.

June 6, 2024

Midlife Stress: Understanding the U-Curve of Happiness and How to Feel (and Do) Better

Kids, retirement, and aging parents – midlife brings a lot of competing priorities. Here are 8 things you can do to overcome feelings of financial stress.

June 6, 2024
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What Happens When You Inherit Money? 7 Ways to Prepare

Knowing what happens when you inherit money can enable you to improve plans for your own life.

June 20, 2024
average inheritance

Average Inheritance: How Much Are Retirees Leaving to Heirs?

Explore average inheritance numbers. Find out if you can you afford retirement and a financial legacy and get tips regarding what to leave behind.

April 4, 2024
revisiting estate plans

Revisiting Your Estate Plan: Ensuring Your Wishes are Fulfilled

Revisit your estate values and plans annually to make sure everything is up to date and to ensure your long term wishes are fulfilled.

January 25, 2024

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