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Women Retiring Solo

Are you a single woman?  If you are, you are in good company!  Over half of all women in the U.S. today are living solo.   That translates into over 50 million women living without a partner or husband.  Part of this startling statistic is due to women marrying later, but… Read More ›

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A No Regrets Retirement in 2020 and Beyond

I recently came across a piece on Facebook, originally from the Guardian, discussing the top five regrets of the dying. I thought it would be a wonderful way to ring in the New Year to use this framework to look at retirement, creating the top five ways to live a… Read More ›

Richard Eisenberg

The 4 C’s to Living Your Best Life

And why the ‘Limitless’ author calls following your passion ‘the world’s worst advice‘ About two decades ago, Laura Gassner Otting was a successful, turbocharged executive recruiter for nonprofits. But, she writes in her new book Limitless, she felt “bored, unsatisfied and empty.” And, she told me in an interview, “I… Read More ›

Stephen White

Practical Job Search Tips for Older Applicants

One of my clients is an older individual who was recently downsized by a major organization.  Being over age 50 and a long-service employee he was concerned about how to compete in today’s job market.  A recent article he read in an established business journal offered quaint advice for older applicants such… Read More ›

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Seven Ways to Retire Like a ‘Rock Star’

When my son was a teenager, his favorite groups to listen to were many of the bands that I grew up listening to; Def Leppard, Foreigner, Boston, Kansas, Queen, the Beatles, etc.  And he wanted to see these bands, or what is left of them, live.  As he explained it… Read More ›

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The Importance of Keeping Your Mind & Body in Motion

“You are only as old as you feel” they used to say, and while there is some still truth to this statement, it turns out that it might be more accurate to say, “You are only as old as you think”. Recent studies have indicated that the secret to a… Read More ›

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OMG, I am 76! Insights from 8 Decades on Planet Earth

A lot of people stress out about being 76. They are afraid to tell their age. They think it is the end and that 76 is really, really old. I remember when I thought that also. Today I think that 76 is the time I am really blossoming……A celebration of… Read More ›

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“Living an Examined Life: Wisdom for the Second Half of the Journey” a Book Review

A book review based upon Living an Examined Life: Wisdom for the Second Half of the Journey, authored by James Hollis, Ph.D., © Sound True, Inc. 2018. “As we age we march towards uniqueness, our authentic selves.” This is one of the principle tenants of the Retirement Options coaching certification… Read More ›

Tracy Grajewski

Thriving, Not Just Surviving in Retirement

The notion of retirement has changed drastically in the past 20 years. The main drivers to this change in perspective are advances in science and medicine as well as our understanding of healthy lifestyle choices. Simply, we are living longer, healthier lives. Hooray! In fact, many of us may enjoy… Read More ›

Sue Mintz

Being “Fit” in Retirement

When planning for retirement, have you planned to do anything other than being financially “fit”? Complement being financially “fit” with being “fit” emotionally, socially, and physically. Here are some suggestions to help you reach that goal. 1) Plan something to look forward to As with any change, retirement can be… Read More ›