Aging Well

Find tips for staying mentally, physically and emotionally healthy and happy as you age.

Life and life after retirement is better when you feel great. And while aging isn’t anyone’s favorite thing in the world, it is getting better all the time. Many are living younger, longer, and better lives than ever before.

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Reasons to work in retirement

The Top 8 Reasons Why People Work in Retirement (4 Have Absolutely Nothing to Do with Money)

Planning retirement? This list might inspire you to include post retirement work. Already retired? You might be choose to return to work.

July 12, 2023
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Make Friends with Your Future Self to Achieve the Life You Want

Making friends with your future self may seem odd. However, it is a really good way to get the life you want. Find out why and how to do it.

June 29, 2023
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Advice from 2023 Graduation Speeches that Can Apply to Your Financial Goals

Graduation speeches offer great advice for a good life. And, you know what? The guidance can also be relevant to your finances and retirement.

June 1, 2023
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Life Expectancy Drops in United States, but Not for Everyone

Statistically, Americans aren’t living as long as before. But, where you live, your wealth, your habits, and more impact your own life expectancy.

May 25, 2023
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Age-Related Financial Vulnerability: Why Making Financial Decisions Might Be More Difficult as You Get Older

All kinds of things happen to our brains and bodies as part of the normal aging process. And while we might prefer to ignore getting old, sometimes it is useful to know what might happen in the future so we can make better plans now. Researchers have discovered that as we get older, core financial…

January 26, 2023
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5 New Books with Surprising and Useful Ideas for Living Your Best Life

5 new books offer compelling arguments and strong evidence for surprising habits that will result in a healthier and happier life.

January 12, 2023
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Climate Disasters: How to Protect Your Money, Home, and Retirement Well Being

Learn how climate disasters could impact your retirement and take steps now to protect your health and wealth from possible negative impacts.

January 4, 2023
best places to retire

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Places to Retire: 26 Lists, Quizzes, and Tips for Making the Best Relocation Decision for You

The ultimate guide to retirement relocation: 20 best places to retire lists, 6 calculators, and tips to help you find your ideal locale.

September 29, 2022

Cross Class Friendships: Why Having Friends with Money is a Good Thing for Long Term Wealth and Security

New research on cross class friendships is another data point on why we are better off when we mix across wealth, health, and age.

August 4, 2022

For Real Retirement Security, Make a Plan for Everything that Could Possibly Go Wrong

Want retirement security? You need a retirement plan that will protect you from anything and everything that could go wrong. Read more…

July 28, 2022
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15 Ways to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

Don’t throw money out the window. Explore these 15 east ways to save money on prescription drugs, especially if you are older. Read now!

July 14, 2022
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Heart Health and Your Retirement Well Being

Did you know that the risk of heart disease is especially high right after retirement? Discover why and how to protect your health.

June 22, 2022
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How to Live Your Best Life: The Overlooked Habits of Happy Aging 

You know diet and exercise can help you live your best life. Have you also developed the social, emotional and financial habits you need to thrive?

March 31, 2022

Advice from Betty White on Not Retiring, Aging Well, and Living a Happy Life

Betty White, the Golden Girl, lived well and vibrantly and offered fans lots of insight into making the most of life at every age.

January 13, 2022
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The 10 Best Life Expectancy Calculators and Why You Should Use One When Planning Your Retirement

Estimating your longevity with a best life expectancy calculator is a great way to improve your retirement financial and lifestyle projections. Start now!

December 1, 2021

How Much Do You Need for Retirement if You Will Live to Be 100?

What chance do you have of living to 100? And, can you afford to do so? Explore life expectancy trends and what it takes to fund a long life.

December 1, 2021

12 Surprising Ways to Save on Retirement Health Care Costs

Out of pocket retirement health care costs can be outrageous. Use these 12 surprising tips for a healthier and wealthier retirement.

November 24, 2021

What Advice Would Your 80-Year-Old Self Offer to You Today?

The advice might be inspiring. But, putting yourself in the mindset of your 80-year-old self might be really important. Find out why…

November 4, 2021

Pursue Dental Care Before You Retire

There’s one important task that you may be forgetting before you retire: pursuing dental care. Learn why and access a full retirement checklist.

November 3, 2021

Retirement Boredom and Other Hardships: 14 Ways to Eliminate the Ennui

Boredom ranks as the biggest retirement problem. Explore this and other common post work issues. Plus, discover 14 creative ways to overcome the ennui.

September 2, 2021
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Oldest Olympians at the 2021 Tokyo Games

Think Olympic glory is behind you?  You might be surprised by the ages of the oldest Olympians. There are at least a handful of Olympians in their 50s and 60s competing in Tokyo this year. While historically the oldest Olympic athletes have competed in equestrian, sailing and shooting  competitions, the average ages are younger this…

July 28, 2021

The Surprising Age When Happiness Peaks (Hint: You Probably Aren’t Even There Yet)

One of the happiest ages in life occurs in what many would consider “old age.” Find out which two years will be (or were) your happiest ever.

June 24, 2021

8 Ideas for How to Thrive as You Navigate the Murky Transition to Retirement

Heading into retirement can be a difficult in-between-time. Here are 15 ideas for how to thrive as you navigate the transition.

May 6, 2021

Longevity Annuities: Are They the Answer for Your Worst Retirement Fears?

What is it that you fear most about retirement? Do you worry about running out of money? Are you concerned that you might need long term care and won’t be able to afford the costs and that you will become a burden on your family? If you answered yes to either or both of those…

April 5, 2021

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