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12 Regrets You Can Avoid in Retirement

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] Your retirement presents you with the opportunity to truly live your life on your own terms. You are no longer bound by the constraints of your job. You are now free to do the things you have wanted to do for years, limited only by your available resources and your mobility. It would…
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7 Tips for Thriving as a Mixed-Retirement Couple

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] It’s not uncommon for two-career couples to retire at different times. This may happen when there is a significant age difference or if one spouse retires sooner than planned due to an unexpected layoff or an irresistible early retirement incentive package. In other cases, one spouse may feel burnt out and ready to…
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Your Retirement is a Journey, Not a Destination

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] Throughout your working years, you have probably viewed your retirement as a destination. It is a goal you are saving for and will hopefully reach one day. But once you reach this destination, then what? The perception of retirement as a destination may be why some people approach retirement with dread rather than…
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5 LGBT-Friendly Small Town Retirement Destinations

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] Most lists of top retirement destinations focus on medium to large cities. For LGBT baby boomers, as well as many others who prefer places with diverse populations with thriving arts and culture scenes, larger cities usually have the most to offer. Larger cities also provide more options for medical care and senior support services.…
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4 Things to Eliminate From Your Life for a Happy Retirement

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] Many retirement articles have been written about all the wonderful things you can do with the free time you will have after you retire. Once you leave work, you’ll have more time to travel, volunteer, take courses, play golf, enjoy hobbies and so much more. The possibilities seem endless. All of these articles…
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How to Decide Whether Downsizing is the Right Choice for You

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] Many people move to a smaller house at some point after they retire. Downsizing might make sense for both financial and logistical reasons, but it might not be an advantageous choice in every situation. There are many factors you should consider in order to decide whether downsizing is right for you. Here are…
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10 Tips to Help Your Marriage Survive Retirement

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] While you may view retirement as a long-anticipated emancipation from the work world, it is also a period of considerable change and adjustment. If you are married, some of the most profound changes will take place within the context of your relationship with your spouse. For some couples, the fact that they have…
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Why You Still Need Time Management after You Retire

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] After you retire, you may believe that you no longer need to manage your time. Perhaps you regard time management as something you get to leave behind when you end your working career. After all, you have been a slave to your work schedule for decades. If you are not retired yet, you…
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10 Factors You Must Consider Before Moving to a Retirement Community

For over 60 years, millions of retirees have chosen to move to age-restricted active adult communities where they can live out their remaining years surrounded by golf courses, swimming pools, organized activities and – perhaps most important – other retirees. Many people are drawn by the appeal of living in a safe, leisure-focused environment that…
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10 Best U.S. Cities for LGBT Retirees

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] When it comes to selecting a highly desirable retirement destination, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people have a few additional criteria to consider than do most Americans. In addition to considerations such as low cost of living and low taxes, LGBT people tend to value cities with strong LGBT communities, higher levels…
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