Retirement: Why You Need to Plan Ahead Sooner

Retirement in the 21st. century is a new concept. The transition from full time work to full time retirement is a new stage in life that may take many years. It is time to start imagining your life with a thirty year bonus! There is no model for current retirees to follow because there has […]

Retiring? Are You a Zoomer?

In retirement language, you may wonder what a zoomer is. So, let's begin with a definition. Teacher, author and gerontologist David Demko uses the word "zoomer" to describe "boomers with zip" who pursue "a youthful maturity and live a lifestyle that's decades younger than their boomer peers." Demko has been working with retirees since the […]

Too Busy Planning to Retire? Try These 6 Tips

When you are thinking about retiring, there is a lot to consider. This is especially true because now retirement usually means finding a way to do something that will make you feel like you matter, give your life meaning, possibly bring in some income, and enjoy yourself  - all crucial ingredients for your well-being. It […]

How Do You Respond to Tragedy?

  This isn’t the post I thought I would write today. However, with the horrific theater rampage less than 48 hours ago, I feel compelled to comment about tragedies since they often happen when we least expect them. Let me begin by saying I am thinking of two types of tragedies: those caused by nature […]