Best Retirement Advice for Uncertain Times

The best retirement advice I can give you during uncertain times is to rely on your own judgment rather than on commission-driven “retirement experts”, or the advice of people on social media. Furthermore, don’t base retirement decisions solely on money. It’s the best retirement advice

50 Boredom Busters [Things to do When Retired and Bored]

Finding things to do when retired and bored can be a challenge. And retired men find this especially painful. Read: Help Your Husband Overcome Fear of Retirement Boredom However, help is on the way! My list of 50 Boredom Busters will set your motivation motor

Why Do So Many People Claim Social Security at 62?

Why do so many people claim Social Security at 62 is a common question. And because it elicits a lot of negative strong opinions, some baby boomers are reluctant to come out and say that they did, or intend to. My instincts tell me that

Affordable Travel for Retirees [Home Exchange]

If you had your druthers, how would you spend your retirement? Many people answer that they would like to travel – to experience foreign countries, see exotic landscapes, or visit all of America’s national parks. However, traveling can be expensive. It’s only a dream for

What is a Self-Reliant Retiree?

One of the biggest mistakes couples make when they are considering retirement is that they do what’s popular instead of being self-reliant. They conform to what financial planners, friends, in-laws, and even Millennial bloggers say they should do. Most of what these know-it-all-do-gooders say is

What is Workcamping? On the Road to Retirement

What is Workcamping? Imagine stepping out of your door each morning into crisp fresh air. While taking a deep breath, you close your eyes and listen to the sounds of nature unfolding. The day progresses, and while you fulfill your job requirements, you explore your

Why Baby Boomers Move to Walkable Towns

Walkable towns offer an ideal experience for baby boomers. Does living in a quaint, but cosmopolitan town within walking distance to supermarkets, banking, shopping, and libraries sound attractive? Are biking trails and city parks on your “that sounds nice” lists for recreation? How about the