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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!
Glass half full or half empty when it comes to your financial outlook? There are benefits to both viewpoints, but usually optimism wins.
So much of life is determined by your mindset. How you think about things can result in how things are and will be. Recent research from Wells Fargo has found that “Planning is actually everything.” And, particularly true if you want to feel great about your financial future. What is a Planning Mindset? Do You…
Boredom ranks as the biggest retirement problem. Explore this and other common post work issues. Plus, discover 14 creative ways to overcome the ennui.
Does financial confidence increases as you age? No, it bottoms out in mid life. Get 8 tips for overcoming a mid life crisis and planning a great retirement.
Explore 7 most often cited motivations for leaping into retirement. Three of them might really surprise you.
Celebrate retirement with a retirement party. Ideas for who to invite, when and where to party, speech ideas, and other ideas & fun stuff.
Think Olympic glory is behind you? You might be surprised by the ages of the oldest Olympians. There are at least a handful of Olympians in their 50s and 60s competing in Tokyo this year. While historically the oldest Olympic athletes have competed in equestrian, sailing and shooting competitions, the average ages are younger this…
If you want to have a good retirement, you need to figure out what that means to you. Do some life planning for retirement, set goals, and use these retirement tips to create a plan that allows you to achieve exactly what you want. What do most of us want? It is usually pretty simple,…
Retirement is not the end. It is the beginning. A restart in fact. Here is a massive list of what to do in retirement.
One of the happiest ages in life occurs in what many would consider “old age.” Find out which two years will be (or were) your happiest ever.
According to surveys of NewRetirement users, travel after retirement is clearly the most popular and desired pursuit for this phase of life. From day trips by car to round the world journeys, retirees have wanderlust! And with the pandemic waning in the United States, and hopefully a way forward for the rest of the world,…
We want a happy, stress-free life after retirement. However, many of us also want a meaningful life. Find out how to plan for a meaningful retirement.
Heading into retirement can be a difficult in-between-time. Here are 15 ideas for how to thrive as you navigate the transition.
Do you dream of retirement travel? You aren’t alone and for good reason. Here’s a riddle for you: Question: What is the one thing you can buy in retirement that will make you richer, not poorer? Answer: Retirement travel Whether you are planning a weekend trip to visit family or around the world expedition, travel…
If volunteering in retirement sounds appealing to you, you are not alone. More than ever, workers over 50 are looking toward careers in the nonprofit world, seeking a second chance at purposeful work. In fact, according to Encore.org, more than 25 million Americans ages 50 to 70 are eager to share their skills, passions and…
If you are asking, “Am I ready to retire?” Here is some good news: you don’t necessarily need $1 million dollars for a successful retirement. So, what you do need? We did a little digging and here are 8 important skills that will enable you to achieve financial security, health and the best most secure…
A manifesto is a declaration of an individual or group’s intentions and motivations. Most big life events involve some kind of manifesto — whether you call it that or not. Contracts, wedding vows, and employment agreements are all declarations of your intent. Retirement is actually an ideal time to write a manifesto. Retirement is your…
Some might believe that the hokey pokey really is what it is all about. Yoga and mindfulness mavens chant “om” as a long and happy life mantra. Others sing super cali fragilistic expealidocious and, “if said loud enough,” will at least sound precocious. However, the residents of the Japanese island of Okinawa have other words…
Most people think of financial planning as a source of stress. If this is you, I have news for you: you have it ALL wrong. Creating and following a financial plan is a great way to REDUCE your stress. In fact, financial planning activities are guaranteed to release the four key hormones –dopamine, seratonin, oxytocin…
Age is just a number. In fact, even the word “old” means less and less these days as many of us stay healthy and active well past the traditional retirement age of 65. Is 80 the new 40? Or, is 100 a better benchmark age for enjoying life and achieving interesting things? Preparing for retirement…
When most people think about financial and retirement planning, feelings of stress, worry, and anxiety rise in our throats. This stress — while unpleasant — exists for good reason. Stress serves a purpose. Less than 50% of people have a written retirement plan. The majority of people simply don’t have enough saved for this time…
A new documentary, The Weight of Gold, explores the many mental health challenges that retired Olympic athletes face. You might be surprised to learn that those challenges are similar to what happens at retirement to many people in far more mundane jobs. Retired Olympic athletes – and anyone who has retired from a job where…
Personal finance, investments and much more. Find fiction and many books on achieving a meaningful, happy, healthy and successful retirement.
The summer of 2020 hasn’t felt much like a summer since we’ve been working from home and not traveling since March. Whether you’re going on an all-American road trip in August, making s’mores in the backyard, or even if your vacation plans have been put on hold till 2021, these new and newly updated retirement…
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