Tips and Tricks

The 6 Biggest Mistakes Older Job Hunters Make

Finding a new job is always a daunting experience. For older job hunters, the hunt poses new challenges. For one, this could be your last job, so you want it to be a good one. For two, popular culture dictates that work is for young people, and older folks are outdated and incompetent. This couldn’t be further from the truth! The reality is most co...Read More

7 tips to avoid divorce in retirement and keep a happy marriage

While the quality of the spousal relationship is one of the most important factors in retiree life satisfaction, recent studies conclude that divorce for couples after 50 is on the rise, and retirement may have something to do with it. According to researchers, many couples are just not prepared for the realities of being around their spouse more o...Read More

4 retirement scenarios couples should prepare for

Retirement is a wonderful time in life. Now that your working days are gone, it’s time to slow down and enjoy yourself. But you have to afford these happy years, and studies show 9 out of 10 retirees have no financial plan. As we live longer, those of us who hit retirement years will statistically live into our 90s – that’s twenty years longer than...Read More

7 Tips to Maintain a Happy Marriage After 50

You and your partner have been married for many years, in some cases decades. With all that time together, you’ve both changed and now, entering retirement, you find yourselves together without children or jobs – in fact, this is probably the most time you’ve spent together ever. All the same, you’ve gotten comfortable, you know each other’s secret...Read More

Great Tips To Beat Your TV Addiction

We all love television. Escaping into another world is a fun, relaxing departure from the day’s stresses. But those hours spent in front of the tube are hours that could be better used doing fun things in real life. Learning to curtail your tube time can benefit your lifestyle and even your health. Why We Love It Television provides a comfortable p...Read More

How to Avoid Turning Into a “Grumpy” Old Woman

Often we see people who, in their early life, have a sympathetic and positive mind. But, 20 or 30 years later, those positive qualities slowly erode and are replaced with a propensity towards being grumpy, miserable and negative. How can we ensure that we avoid the ‘grumpy old man’ syndrome and remain positive throughout our advancing years? While ...Read More

10 Radical Truths I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Here are some of the things I would’ve liked to tell myself a few decades ago! Don’t be a pleaser. People pleasing tendencies can create stress and unhappiness. If at any point you’ve already thought about saying “no” to something, there’s probably merit for consideration. Plus, every time you agree to do something you...Read More

Great Tips To Avoid Making Bad Decisions

Sometimes life gives us snowflakes. Other times, snowballs. Life is full of decisions, each and every day, from what time you get up, to what you eat for breakfast,  whether you exercise and what you choose to do with your free time. Those are the snowflakes, small, manageable decisions we make all the time. But snowflakes add up, and when you get ...Read More

3 “old school” things we should bring back

Writing letters, real letters, written by hand:  In the days of smartphones, twitter, email, and text messages, letter writing can seem hopelessly outdated. But it’s an art worth bringing back and not because of some misplaced sense of nostalgia either. The writing and reception of letters will always offer an experience that modern technology cann...Read More

10 WINTER BEAUTY TIPS FOR WOMEN OVER 50

Moisturizing, constantly.  The secret to a healthy glow this season? Hydration Dry and cold air, may dry and harm your skin, so you need to protect it daily.  Instead of using a lightweight moisturizer, opt for one that complements your skin type, and preferably has all of these components: humectants, hyaluronic acid, collagen, vitamins, and SPF. ...Read More

Is a Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

  Handling money in retirement is a complicated business. We want our money to grow, we want to be secure, and we want to try to leave money to our heirs.  Owning a home is a big part of most people’s retirement plans, and so the idea of a reverse mortgage is bound to come up. What is it? A reverse mortgage is essentially a loan on your own in...Read More

What are some things you realize as you get older?

Recently the question “What are some things you realize as you get older?”  was posted on the Quora community. Here are some of the best and most voted responses from the community: Deepak Shukla, TedX Speaker. Ironman. Ultramarathon Runner. Relationships are more challenging Than any of your career ambitions Apparently, your mum was ri...Read More

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