Words of Wisdom from George Washington on Retirement

Aim to retire to something, not just from something. Retirement is the beginning of a new stage of life that can be active and fulfilling if we do it right. We can learn a lot about how to do this from George Washington and his farewell address: I anticipate with pleasing expectation that retreat in…

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4 Ways to Use Your Phone While Traveling

Do you plan on taking a vacation this summer? After forgoing travel for over a year, many people are planning trips this summer. If you do, there are many ways you can optimize your experience by using your phone. Your phone can be pretty much whatever you want it to be on vacation – a…

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4 Retirement Lifestyle Predictions

Do you think your retirement will look exactly like your parent’s retirement? The answer is probably “no,” and hopefully, it’s “it will look even better.” Retirement is changing, and it’s important to think about what you want in retirement and how you’ll afford it. Here are four retirement lifestyle predictions. More People Will Be “Pulled”…

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Looking Forward to Summer and Retirement

If you’re planning on taking a vacation, it’s probably something that you’ve looked forward to for a while now. Maybe you haven’t traveled much since before the pandemic and want to this summer, or maybe you’ve recently retired and just want to relax and enjoy your free time. However you choose to spend your time…

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How Will You Create a New Life In Retirement?

Even though most people look forward to retirement, some forget that losing the structured routines, sense of purpose, and social interactions from having a job can lead to a difficult transition. During the past year, many have realized that never going into the office has drawbacks, even if being home a bit more is nice.…

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Is a Big Retirement Move Right for You?

Some people dream about retiring and jetting off to a tropical location to start a new life. In reality, the majority of people, when asked if they want to stay in their house once they retire, say yes. According to an AARP Report, 87% of people aged 65 or older think the best plan of…

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

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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…

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The Benefits of Gardening

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Fall is harvest time. Pumpkins, squash, and apples fill grocery stores, and if you have a garden, your own produce might be ready to pick. 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 great things about retirement is having…

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Three Things to Scrap In Retirement

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Successful people are ambitious and disciplined. They set big goals and focus on achieving them over the course of a long career or a lifetime. Many people also have high-flying goals for their personal life– run a marathon, hike Mt. Everest, etc. There are people who assume they’ll cross many of them off their bucket…

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