24 01, 2020

What to Consider Before Signing Up for a Group Travel Tour

Are you planning to travel in 2020? There are many upsides to going on a group tour: Travel arrangements and accommodations are figured out for you, and it’s much harder to get lost when you’re with a group. However, there are also downsides if you’re beholden to a pre-set itinerary. Here are 4 things to [...]

17 01, 2020

4 Predictions About 2020 that Didn’t Come True

Not only are we entering a new year, but a new 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 maybe you’ll retire. We’ll also probably see some significant technological advancements and interesting global developments, but no [...]

10 01, 2020

3 Things to Remember When Making a New Year’s Resolution

Everyone makes them, and few keep them. New Year’s resolutions can be a great way to trade in bad habits for good ones but can also feel more like a burden than a blessing. Some people take on too grand a goal to realistically keep up with through the year. Others may struggle to think [...]

6 12, 2019

What is Hygge and How Can It Help You Survive Winter?

Hygge, pronounced “hoo-ga” isn’t a new brand of almond milk or a type of yoga, it’s a Danish lifestyle practice aimed coziness, contentment, and well-being. If moving to a warmer climate isn’t part of your desired retirement lifestyle, or you’ll be making a trip up north, there are ways to love winter. Even in a [...]

22 11, 2019

How to Avoid Boredom During Thanksgiving Dinner: A Comprehensive Guide

Everyone loves every single one of their relatives and loves spending time with them during stressful holidays. But sometimes things can simply be too amiable – and frankly boring, at Thanksgiving dinner. Luckily, there are so many controversial things going on in America and the world that there is plenty of fodder for spirited debate! [...]

15 11, 2019

Keeping Your Brain Sharp in Retirement

Retirement planning forces us to make many decisions, as well as calculations. And while a professional can help you with those, it can also help to sharpen up your math skills. Calculating percentages and interest rates off the cuff this isn’t difficult, but it can be intimidating without pen and paper. After all, you haven’t [...]