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Are You Planning to Work Longer or in Retirement? Know These Four Rules

Retirement isn’t what it used to be. It's typically longer and more active, doesn’t start at the same age for everyone, and could involve paid work. Not everyone's retirement will look the same, and it doesn't have to. Maybe you’ll transition to part-time before fully retiring, or maybe you're looking forward to a second career [...]

2021-03-24T12:58:58+00:00March 24th, 2021|lifestyle, Retirement Planning|

How Could Life Be Different in 2050?

2050 seems like a long time away, but 2021 seemed far away in 1991. Back then, did you think a cell phone would fit into your pocket? Or that you could shout at Alexa to order you more paper towels without getting off the couch? Technology has transformed how we live over the last 30 [...]

2021-03-20T01:03:00+00:00March 20th, 2021|lifestyle|

3 Way to Improve Aging At Home

It’s easy to fall into the trap of following a script when it comes to retirement, especially if you're unsure of how to create your own plan. This "script" can dictate a retirement age, lifestyle, and even important financial decisions. For example, many people assume that they should downsize in retirement or move to a [...]

2021-03-11T16:38:29+00:00February 27th, 2021|lifestyle|

Age Before Beauty

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

2021-02-19T17:39:44+00:00February 19th, 2021|lifestyle, Psychology|

You Don’t Have to Downsize to Declutter

If your nest isn’t as full as it once was, or you have more time on your hands in retirement, consider decluttering. Even if downsizing in the near future isn’t part of your desired retirement lifestyle, having less clutter in your living space and better organizing the remaining stuff can help make a world of [...]

2021-02-13T02:51:29+00:00February 13th, 2021|lifestyle|

Queen Elizabeth’s Best Practices

At almost 95 years old, Queen Elizabeth II works a full week and carries out more public engagements than many of the younger royals.[1] How does she maintain her energy in her old age and manage to accomplish so much? Being royalty doesn’t make you super-human, but maybe her lifestyle holds some answers. Here are [...]

2021-02-05T21:34:22+00:00February 5th, 2021|lifestyle|

4 Ways to Prepare No Matter What the Future Brings

Nobody has a crystal ball to tell us exactly what the future holds, but don’t let uncertainty be the reason you’re unprepared for retirement. As someone who has worked hard for what they’ve earned and is likely invested in America’s future, you may be concerned about what the future could bring. But, it’s important to [...]

2020-12-09T00:41:07+00:00December 8th, 2020|lifestyle|

Motivate, Don’t Procrastinate

They say there are people who watch things happen, people who make things happen, and people who say, “what happened?” You certainly don’t want to be the last kind, and it’s not so great to be the first kind, either. But distractions can get in the way, and the best of us procrastinate. COVID-19 may [...]

2020-11-18T05:36:01+00:00November 18th, 2020|lifestyle, Psychology|

3 Ways Life Could Be Different In 2050

2050 seems like a long time away, but 2019 seemed far away in 1989. Back then, did you think a cell phone would fit into your pocket? Or that you could shout at Alexa to order you more paper towels without getting off the couch? Technology has transformed the way that we live over the [...]

2020-12-16T19:42:29+00:00October 18th, 2020|lifestyle|
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