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Men’s Sheds: Helping Men Connect and Contribute After Retirement

We all know that skilled coaches tailor their approach to each client’s needs, character and preferences. And part of a client’s makeup is also how much they’ve been shaped by the gender norms they grew up with. Although we have to be careful about overgeneralizing, we might be able to… Read More ›

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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 ›

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 ›

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“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 ›

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Why You Must Think BIGGER than a Lifestyle Business

Everybody wants a lifestyle business – doing whatever you want to do, where ever you want to do it, whenever you want to do it, with whomever you want to do it with, all while getting paid. It’s life (and business) beyond the constraints of the cubicle and corporate structure,… Read More ›

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How to Prepare for Retirement in 2018

As we approach 2018, those who would like to retire in the next year have several things they can start doing to make that transition with ease. Eva is doing all the right things to help her retirement go smoothly when she decides to retire. She says “I am still… 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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The Perils and Promises of Retirement

There is an emerging trend in retirement today that not only avoids the all-too-common decline in relevance and quality of life that so many experience, but offers instead the opportunity to continually grow and thrive throughout this unique phase of life. Traditional views of retirement presume a progressive decline in… 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 ›

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The Problem with a Touchy-Feely Retirement

Too often, retirement is portrayed as a feeling. Depicted as a utopian sense of time, during which past actions continually foster positive thoughts and feelings, guiding the retiree through the remainder of life. This philosophy makes for moving and emotionally charged commercials and brochures, but a retiree’s over reliance on… Read More ›