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3 things to not care about now that you’re over 50

After 50, there are certain things that you just no longer need to concern yourself with. You’re passed the point of constant fear about “fitting in” and the idea that you need to change who you are to do so just doesn’t exist anymore. Not being “Hip”. We are in a weird time in history where make-believe words ar...Read More

Retirement Transition: How to avoid the shock and retire with ease.

Some people make a smooth transition to retirement, jumping into their new lifestyles with energy, excitability and willingness, but others have more trouble adjusting. Most people assume that in retirement they have to go from working full time for 40 years to fully retiring cold turkey. Consider asking your company for a sliding retirement plan. ...Read More

Vancouver, British Columbia – Both Delightful AND Approachable!

Vancouver is a cosmopolitan and approachable city. Canada’s major gateway to the Orient, it is strategically located where the mountains of the coast range meet the Pacific Ocean and form a picturesque and busy harbor. The town has been a center of trade and transportation since the First Nations (Canadian term for Native Americans) era. The ...Read More

10 Ways To Increase Your Odds for a Healthier Life

The bad news is you may have been abusing your body for the first 50 years of your life. The good news is that if you turn over a new leaf, you can make dramatic changes for a healthier life in the next half of your life. The following are sound and sensible strategies. The more of these that you follow, the better your life and health will be for ...Read More

50+ And Single: Do’s & Don’ts

Do you remember your very first date? Sweaty palms. Awkward conversation. You probably even had a curfew. Once you hit 50, at least the curfew is gone. But according to TODAY’s “This is 50” survey results, only 18 percent of single people in their 50s said they were dating and more than 40 percent said they were considering it, but not actually doi...Read More

The Complex Sex Lives Of Aging Baby Boomers

There are roughly 80 million Americans who came of age in the revolutionary era of free love in the ’60s and ’70s. Premarital sex, and drugs were just something you did, regardless of the conservative views of your parents. About a third of Baby Boomers are now single, divorced, widowed, or never married at all. While the drugs and rock ’n’ roll pa...Read More

Great Travel Tips for 50-Plus Travelers

It may be a cliché, but the oft-heard observation that 50 is the new 30 certainly applies to travel. While being over 50 makes you a “senior citizen, it doesn’t necessarily put you in the “travel for the elderly” category that involves rocking chairs on the porch of luxury resorts or resting on cruise ship deck chairs with a blanket on your lap. To...Read More

Why Your Gender May Have An Effect On Your Retirement Savings

There is a significant gender gap that exists in financial wellness. Liz Davidson, CEO and founder of Financial Finesse, says “there is a 28 percent gap in the additional retirement savings needed to cover estimated retirement expenses primarily due to women’s greater life expectancy.” The increased likelihood of millennial women leaving the workfo...Read More

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