Now that we’ve entered 2018 it’s the time of year that many people start thinking about improving their careers. After 50 this might mean upgrading from your current job, moving into a more passion-driven career or semi-retirement job, or returning to work after voluntary retirement or unemployment. Here’s the good news: this is the best time of y...Read More
Grandparents all over are learning that, when used without fear, technology can be an exciting bridge between generations. How to get started? Start by asking your grandchildren to show you what they like to do on the computers or smartphones.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. Helen Keller Recently I have been reading a book called Daring Greatly by Brene Brown. You may have heard of it. The t...Read More
In December, it’s easy to start looking at the year ahead. Most of us are planning for the new year, be it for expenses, like a vacation or a major housing repair that’s needed, or for income, we’ll bring in. Each year we come up with new plans and new strategies. But before you get too far ahead of yourself, look at 2017. Now’s the time when you c...Read More
We hit our fifties and suddenly the ugly idea of retirement savings pops up. It seemed so far away for so long, it’s almost implausible that retirement could be around the corner. But the fact remains, in a decade, you’re going to stop having an income. But don’t freak out just yet, there are plenty of ways to get ahead of the curve if you aren’t q...Read More
Airbnb growth is driven by regular people who use their main housing as a way to generate supplemental income. This is especially true for Airbnb’s growing community of hosts over 50 or more years old. A new report released by Airbnb highlights the activity of these senior hosts on the Airbnb platform, which shows they are increasingly opening the...Read More
Taxes have long been the bane of our existence. April comes around and everyone starts getting a little antsy. Life is suddenly measured in cash in, and cash out. Look around, what can you write off? The dog walker, can you get anything back as an expense? What about the newspaper? In retirement, various events conspire to lift you up the income la...Read More