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5 Fashion Tips To Look Great After 50

As we age, it’s important to still feel great about how we look. Making adjustments to our wardrobe as we get older keeps us looking stylish, instead of no old and dowdy. Use these tips to stay youthful and gorgeous. Choose the right colors. We’ve all benefitted from the magic of the color black. It’s slimming and it has timeless sophisticated. The...Read More

Best Exercises For People After 50

If you think you’ve aged out of exercise, think again. Exercise is an important part of a senior’s life, and not just because we’re living longer. Staying fit preserves muscle, which keeps us mobile so we can maintain our normal, active lives. It helps retain cognitive function so we don’t slow down mentally. And for all ages, exercise is an excell...Read More

A Retirement Community – Great Choice! Here’s Why…

Those who know my parents, who have always been active types, know that the word “retire” was never part of their vocabulary. So you can imagine my utter shock when they brought up the subject of retiring. Of course, for them “retiring” meant leaving their full-time jobs so that they would have more time to do other things, ...Read More

The Best and Worst Ways to Care for your Face as you Age

As we age our skin gets dryer and thinner, so we’re always looking for the right ways to keep our faces bright and hydrated. Here’s what you should and shouldn’t do to keep your face healthy and young.   DO keep hydrated. When our faces lose moisture, that’s when we show our age. It’s much easier to lose moisture as our skin gets thinner, so i...Read More

O My Achy Feet

Some people have pretty feet. Others have ugly feet. By the time you’re afterfiftyliving, we all have rebellious feet. Look at it this way. Our feet put in an average 5,117 steps a day or about 912 miles a year. That means by the time you’re after 50, you’ve walked about 45,600 miles or over 16 times the distance between your favorite ice cream sho...Read More

Nicole Kidman and Salma Hayek Embrace Turning 50

Two of Hollywood’s most beautiful women recently turned 50, and while it might seem Nicole Kidman and Salma Hayek are unlike us mere mortals, they, too age. But unlike so many in Hollywood, these actresses are embracing their maturing images, inside and out. Both women have insecurities about their looks, and they’re refreshingly open about the top...Read More

3 Tips for Selling Investments

Key Points Knowing when to sell is just as important to building wealth as knowing when to buy Emotional decision making could impair your ability to make good long-term choices Rebalancing your portfolio on a regular basis can help lock in gains and avoid losses On May 17, 2017, the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index dropped 373 points after a ser...Read More

Personal Capital – Lessons from Living the “Village Life”

Over the last three decades of financial independence, Billy and I have done some extensive world travel. While we have seen the large cities, the amazing architecture, eaten in some of the finest restaurants and enjoyed museums, plays, and concerts, generally, we are attracted to Village Life. It might not be that different from the neighborhoods ...Read More

8 Tips to Get Your Partner to Do What You Want

Marriage is one of the greatest challenges with limitless opportunities for us to disagree. Negotiation can be messy and riddled with tension. Finger pointing, selfish demands, and resentful compliance are often part of the process. But this is normal. Many people are frightened of conflict because they can’t negotiate.If you can negotiate yo...Read More

Preparing for Retirement: Top Trends

Key Points Most workers are preparing for retirement, but many aren’t sure whether they’re saving enough About 37% of workers expect they’ll need $1 million or more in retirement savings Those with a formal plan are almost twice as likely to feel confident about the future Most Americans are fairly confident about preparing for retirement – are you...Read More

Wrinkles ‘R Us

Everyone has them. Everyone hates them. Wrinkles mean we’re aging or spending too much time in the sun. Maybe it’s fake news. Wrinkles are really our purple hearts – rewards for life well lived (or fought). If you have wrinkles, like most afterfifty-ers, you should be proud. This woman from Nepal looks proud of her wrinkles and age. Of course, they...Read More

5 great skincare tips for men to help you stay and look great at Fifty

If you want to make a good impression, your skin is the first place to start. Yes, one thing’s for sure: your skin isn’t the same as it was at 20. Healthy habits and smart lifestyle choices can make you look and feel years younger. After years of sun exposure has left your skin wrinkled and littered with tiny age spots and the amount of collagen an...Read More

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