Lifestyle

Your Retirement Should Be What You Want It to Be

For decades you've done what's expected of you - work hard for a living, take care of your loved ones, and often forgo putting yourself first. That all changes in retirement. Whether you're traveling, volunteering, taking up new hobbies, or relaxing with friends and family, retirement is a time to unwind and do something you [...]

2020-10-23T16:37:35+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Lifestyle, Retirement Planning|

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 [...]

2020-10-16T14:08:23+00:00October 16th, 2020|Lifestyle|

How America’s Aging Population Will Shape the Future

By the year 2035, Americans 65 and older are expected to outnumber those under 18 for the first time in our country’s history. In just 10 years, people over 60 will make up the largest consumer market segment and hold a majority of the wealth. In a culture that tends to glorify youth and doesn’t [...]

2020-09-18T12:41:19+00:00September 18th, 2020|Lifestyle, Psychology|

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 [...]

2020-09-05T01:35:20+00:00September 4th, 2020|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 difference. If [...]

2020-08-28T03:14:04+00:00August 28th, 2020|Lifestyle|

3 Ways to Create Your Own Blue Zone

Have you heard of “Blue Zones”? No, they’re not places where everyone is a Democrat. They’re places in the world where there is an unusually high number of people living into their 90’s and even 100’s. These populations are known for maintaining good health well into old age. It’s not that they have special technologies, [...]

2020-08-07T20:13:55+00:00August 7th, 2020|Lifestyle|

4 Essential Items to Pack on Your Trip This Summer

If you’re traveling this summer, there are certain staples you can bring wherever you go. When packing for a trip, everyone immediately thinks of underwear and a toothbrush, but there are other essentials that don’t come to mind as easily. And even if you forgot those two things, you can buy a new toothbrush or [...]

2020-07-31T23:17:31+00:00July 31st, 2020|Lifestyle|

4 Fun and Affordable Retirement Activities

Entering retirement can mean a dramatic shift in lifestyle, but luckily there is plenty of time for new or old hobbies. Remember, you’re not just retiring from something, you’re retiring to something. The “what” is up to you, and there are many options other than expensive hobbies. Here are four fun and affordable retirement activities. [...]

2020-07-17T05:21:48+00:00July 17th, 2020|Lifestyle|