Avoid Ageism in Retirement

Despite the fact that America has an aging population, there is much evidence of ageism around us. The way we perceive older adults can limit their roles in society and a pervasive negative view of aging can have a psychological impact on us. Sometimes ageism can be seen in a seemingly benign birthday card depicting [...]

Benefits of Pets

Once people retire and become empty nesters, they often enjoy their freedom to travel, make their own schedule, and have some time to themselves. But after a while, they might experience a lack of social connections and a loss of purpose that a career previously provided. There are so many ways to spend your free time [...]

An Active Retirement

We’ve all heard that exercise is good for us, but what about as we get older? Over the course of a career spent working countless hours and long nights, we may have gotten somewhat out of shape. We might think it’s too late to get back into shape by the time we’re retired, or pointless [...]

The Benefits of Gardening

Spring will be here soon, and that means it’s time for gardening. Of course, not everyone has a garden – gardening can be too time consuming for people who work full-time or travel frequently. But, one of the things to love about retirement is having more free time to relax, adopt a hobby, or develop your social [...]

Spending Your Free Time in Retirement

If you’re planning on taking a vacation, it’s probably something that you’ve looked forward to for a while now.  And, that’s what retirement is about…  It’s your 30 or more year vacation.  Whether you’re traveling, volunteering, taking up new hobbies, or relaxing with friends and family, retirement is a time to unwind and do something [...]

Lifestyle Tips to Consider for Retirement

You’ve worked the majority of your life, and deserve to have many blissful years ahead. With a proper plan and execution strategy in place, you should be on-track to accomplish all of your retirement goals and dreams. If it’s been a little while since your last retirement review, then CLICK to request your complimentary, no obligation meeting. [...]

3 Ways to Give Thanks in Retirement

Thanksgiving is a good time to think about how you express gratitude. Some people donate their time or money to a charitable organization, or just enjoy the simple pleasures of retirement. The great thing about giving is that you often get something back. Volunteering is a great way to make new social connections, you might [...]

Keeping Your Brain Sharp in Retirement

Retirement planning forces us to make many decisions, as well as calculations. And while a professional can help you with those, it can also help to sharpen up your math skills. Calculating percentages and interest rates off the cuff this isn’t difficult, but it can be intimidating without pen and paper. Afterall, you haven’t taken [...]