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65 and Trying NOT to Retire

By the time most folks reach their late 50s, they’ve begun to shift their thinking towards the next chapter. In the book, Halftime, Bob Buford described this as “a time of revitalization and for catching a new vision for living the second half, the half where life can be lived… Read More ›

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Third Time’s a Charm

I’ve retired three times . . . so far. I wanted to become a doctor since the age of six, so one fear I initially had was the loss of identity. My occupation defines me to a large extent, but I tried to focus on all the other characteristics that… Read More ›

Nancy Collamer

10 Questions to Help You Find Fulfilling Part-time Retirement Work Options

In today’s increasingly gig-centric economy, there are endless ways to repurpose your professional expertise into a more lifestyle-friendly career. For example, you could consult, freelance as an independent contractor, temp, or work as an adjunct professor, just to name a few. It takes time to find just the right fit. But with drive and… Read More ›

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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 ›

Nancy Collamer

“5 Ways to Find Second-Act Career Options”

There’s a little-known fact about second act careers that might surprise you: Most people don’t really reinvent their careers for retirement. Instead, they repurpose and recycle their skills in new ways. They take the threads of their hobbies, interests and old jobs and weave them together into new lifestyle-friendly options for… Read More ›

You’re Getting Older AND You’re Still Relevant

The picture below is of my Dad—a paid Actor at 73 years of age—doing his thing at Fort Steele. My Dad has always been performing in one way or the other – singing, playing music, telling jokes, and reciting historical passages or Shakespearean soliloquies – whether or not he had… Read More ›

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Working and Super Aging – 4 Strategies for Retirement Coaches

As Retirement Coaches, we understand the importance of a whole life approach to success and fulfillment after retirement, and we help our clients to examine their level of preparedness and take actions to create the optimal planning for them. For the 51% or more of people who think about working… Read More ›

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Powerful Questions for Moving Forward with Your Life

With the recent announcement of mergers, layoffs and business closings, many people are faced with the challenge of finding new employment or employment in retirement. For those who have worked for years at a job that does not support their values or ideals this is an opportunity to make a… Read More ›