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Can You Handle Retirement Travel? This Meter Will Tell You

U.S. News and World Report | Dave Bernard | Posted 07.11.2013 | Fifty

Travel in retirement ranks toward the top of many to-do lists. What better way to spend your second act than journeying to the distant locations you d...

How To Bring Out Your Inner Child -- The Naughty One

Carol E Wyer | Posted 07.19.2013 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

I was brought up strictly, and told repeatedly not to 'play with your food', but now I'm officially old enough to ignore any advice from my parents, and I have decided that some of these look rather fun. Here's a few to titivate those taste buds and bring out your inner child -- the naughty one.

Hanging on to Your 'Joie de Vivre'

Carol E Wyer | Posted 05.29.2013 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

Many people believe that continuing education can improve physical and mental health. I am firmly of that opinion. I can certainly attest to the benefits of taking up a hobby, an activity or learning a new skill at any age.

The Great Program That Helps Older Workers

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 03.11.2013 | Fifty

BOSTON -- Alan Greenfield has leverage and he loves it. A serial community volunteer for many years, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology enginee...

Retirement Advice For Type A Boomers

Next Avenue | Posted 11.16.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Richard Eisenberg Retirement can be rough for hard chargers, but there are ways to make the transition smoother S...

Good News in Retirement

Roy M. Pitkin | Posted 03.16.2012 | Good News
Roy M. Pitkin

Settling into retirement, I did the usual kind of things one does on leaving the ranks of the employed. But then I ran into an organization called Volunteers in Medicine.

Where's The Gold In The Golden Years?

Mary Lloyd | Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty
Mary Lloyd

Sorry, folks. We've been scammed. For decades we've been dedicating our lives to our jobs on the premise that when we retire, we can do nothing and life will be bliss. It's a lie.

Don't Call It 'Retirement', Call It 'Renaissance!'

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

Instead of seeing retirement as an end to a productive, rewarding professional life, we can actually view it as a "renaissance" -- a rebirth of opportunities.