Key to a Happy Retirement? Finding Yourself

Key to a Happy Retirement? Finding Yourself

Embracing your identity and purpose in retirement can help you avoid negative behaviors that thwart your happiness, joy and well-being. Retirement is a significant milestone that can bring a mix of emotions. For some, it’s a long-awaited freedom to pursue...
Can Money Buy You Happiness? Yes, It Can. However…

Can Money Buy You Happiness? Yes, It Can. However…

Having a higher income doesn’t mean you also have enough of the other things that make you feel truly happy and wealthy (relationships, hobbies, time). The age-old question of whether money can buy happiness has perplexed philosophers and economists for...
How to Stop Boredom From Ruining Your Happy Retirement

How to Stop Boredom From Ruining Your Happy Retirement

Retirees who explore new interests and have an active social life are more likely to find joy — and even greatness — in the newfound freedom of retirement. History is filled with fascinating individuals who accomplished greatness after their careers ended....

4 False Predictions About This Decade

You might have a lot to look forward to in the coming decade: Maybe your children will graduate from college, maybe you’ll become a grandparent, and perhaps you’ll retire. The 2020s probably aren’t what a lot of us expected they would be so far...

Three Things to Know About Investing in Retirement

There’s a lot of investing advice out there, but how do you know what’s right or what’s right for your specific situation? The rules can change a bit when you get closer to and enter retirement, and the world of investing is constantly changing. There’s a lot to know...

3 Things We Can Learn from the Incredible Betty White

Actress Betty White died just short of her 100th birthday. You’ve probably watched at least one TV show or movie she’s in and might have read about her lifetime of work in a magazine recently. Even if you’re not interested in acting, there are some important...

Could We See a Major Market Correction This Year?

While we saw record highs in the market in 2021, there’s no telling what could happen in 2022 or beyond. There are reasons we could see a market correction, and now is the time to ask yourself if you’re prepared for one. It can be hard to chart a course for retirement...

A Retirement Plan Built for Two

For many people, retirement planning is a joint effort. Whether you’re newlyweds or celebrating another milestone anniversary, there are some important conversations that you may want to consider having with your spouse regarding retirement. Here are some topics you...

Important Retirement Plan Upkeep

If you’ve ever owned a house, you know how much upkeep it requires. Something always needs to be fixed or replaced, and if small problems go unchecked for too long, they can turn into bigger problems. The same is true for retirement planning. Here are three important...