Retiring? 5 Warning Signs You Are Stuck

Deciding to retire is a major decision in your life. This is especially true for Boomers because there are no models that fit all of the challenges ahead. With a possible 25 plus years added to your life span, there are a lot of decisions to be made in three main areas of your life. These […]

Get the Clarity You Need to Make Difficult Decisions

Are you struggling with whether or not to do something?  As a new year begins, you may be considering different opportunities. Perhaps you are considering taking a class or going on a trip. Part of making a good decision is knowing what is important to you. Knowing the answer to that question will make your […]

Do You Want More Vitality in Retirement?

Vitality is essential at any age. As you age, it continues to play a key role in your life. Vitality is one of five Character Strengths measured by the Values in Action (VIA) inventory that correlates strongly with satisfaction with life, happiness, and well-being. Vitality can also be described as zest, enthusiasm, energy (physical, mental, and […]

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 […]

Retiring Options: Do You Want a Gap Year?

I want to share with you a blog post by John Duckworth, a partner at the financial planning firm, Trust Company of Illinois (TCI). I presented a seminar for them in June entitled How to Have an Extraordinary Retirement without Compromise. One of the things I mentioned in the seminar was the option of taking […]