When I began traveling the world almost 3 decades ago, none of my family or friends understood why I chose this vagabond lifestyle. Other than my father, who wished he could have gone with me, most everyone else wanted a stay-in-one-place manner of living that focused on barbeques, Super Bowl parties, pets and gardens. I, on the other hand, wanted ...Read More
Retirement today is not that of a generation ago, we are living longer these days, and retirement is not what it used to be. Today, 60 (and beyond) is the new 50. Retirement is no longer a time to just garden and visit the grandkids, and healthier retirees want to stay engaged and stimulated. According to a recent survey about two-thirds of worker...Read More
For every woman over 55 who’s still spending money on dubious anti-aging pills and potions that promise miraculous results, there’s another who knows what it really takes to stay young-looking and healthy. This article will aim to help you become the latter.
A common myth about living in a senior community is that everyone who lives there is retired. Not at all!
What’s your favorite restaurant? Ancient Greeks and Romans went to thermoplia – small cook shops. 11th century Chinese loved their teahouses. The first “modern” western restaurant was the Parisian Boulanger, established in 1765. Delmonico’s in New York (1827) and Union Oyster House in Boston (1826) both claim to be America’s first restaurant....Read More
It's difficult to stay faithful to a budget when you are on vacation. Checking in your luggage, hotel parking, dinners, taxi rides, and overpriced souvenir items - these miscellaneous expenses add up and can eat your pocket money away. Here, then, are the top five tips to help you save money while on a leisure getaway.
The FBI … is on its way to arrest you. The IRS … is coming to seize your assets for unpaid taxes. A free vacation in paradise … is waiting for you. Press 1 and you win. Welcome to robocalls – computer-automated messaging. From social security scams to free Walmart gift cards, robocalls invade our lives. Based on present growth ra...Read More
If you want to know about marriage, ask someone with a lifetime of experience. Here we share the top tips from our community and how they stay happily married.
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.
>Money, toys, and games come and go, but if you want to give your grandchildren a gift that will last, there are other items that can help kids learn more about your story, themselves, and their family. What children really value is your attention and they appreciate the grandparent who’s prepared to stand in, teach them and inspire them. These pre...Read More
You may dream of retiring long before a traditional 60-something retirement age, but be careful about making that leap too soon. If you're not emotionally ready to quit working, you may not be ready to retire.