3 Way to Improve Aging At Home

It’s easy to fall into the trap of following a script when it comes to retirement, especially if you're unsure of how to create your own plan. This "script" can dictate a retirement age, lifestyle, and even important financial decisions. For example, many people assume that they should downsize in retirement or move to a [...]

2021-02-19T18:50:46+00:00February 19th, 2021|Lifestyle|

3 Reasons to Love Aging This Valentine’s Day

This Valentine's Day, you may see many commercials for jewelry, flowers, and nice dinners geared towards a younger crowd. Older Americans are underrepresented in media, despite holding a significant amount of wealth and buying power. And although you might not see yourself represented in traditional Valentine's Day advertising, you probably celebrate in some way. Whether [...]

2021-02-13T02:34:57+00:00February 13th, 2021|Lifestyle|

You Don’t Have to Downsize to Declutter

If your nest isn’t as full as it once was, or you have more time on your hands in retirement, consider decluttering. Even if downsizing in the near future isn’t part of your desired retirement lifestyle, having less clutter in your living space and better organizing the remaining stuff can help make a world of [...]

2021-02-05T22:10:27+00:00February 5th, 2021|Lifestyle|

Queen Elizabeth’s Best Practices

At almost 95 years old, Queen Elizabeth II works a full week and carries out more public engagements than many of the younger royals.[1] How does she maintain her energy in her old age and manage to accomplish so much? Being royalty doesn’t make you super-human, but maybe her lifestyle holds some answers. Here are [...]

2021-01-29T22:12:09+00:00January 29th, 2021|Lifestyle|

3 At Home Work-Outs

You don’t necessarily have to spend a fortune to create a home gym if your gym is closed. We might think it’s too late to get back into shape by the time we’re retired or pointless to carve out time for physical activity, but this isn’t true. Incorporating more physical activity into your day could [...]

2021-01-22T17:18:05+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|

Create Your Own Blue Zone in 2021

Did you know that there are places in the world where there is an unusually high number of people living into their 90’s and even 100’s? These populations are known for maintaining good health well into old age and are called “blue zones.” It’s not that they have special technologies, or the best doctors, or [...]

2021-01-15T18:03:49+00:00January 15th, 2021|Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|

4 Reasons to Be Optimistic About 2021

You might have a lot to look forward to in the 2020s. First of all, 2020 is over! Maybe your children will graduate from college, maybe you’ll become a grandparent, and maybe you’ll retire. The whole world also has a lot to look forward to in 2021, mostly the vaccine and the end of COVID [...]

2021-01-08T17:57:42+00:00January 4th, 2021|Lifestyle|

Gifts For Those Who Don’t Need Anything

You could say that the law of diminishing returns applies to Christmas gifts as we age: As time goes on, we can use less and less material gifts. At a certain point, we accumulate so many possessions that when we say "I don't need anything for Christmas," we really mean it. So, rather than continue [...]

2020-12-23T17:28:56+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Lifestyle|

Financially Savvy Gifts for Friends and Family

You can get away with handing out cards drawn with colorful crayons as your go-to gift when you’re young, but when you get older your shopping list grows. As we age, we have more and more relatives and friends that we exchange gifts with, which means more money and more time spent shopping. So, when [...]

2020-12-19T05:44:53+00:00December 18th, 2020|Financial Planning, Lifestyle|
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