You've reached a certain age -- over 50? 60? 70? -- and stage in your life: Your energy level is still high, the desire to help others is stronger than ever, and the concept of retirement makes you shudder. So what do you do?
None of our efforts in life are ever wasted. We can't always see the reverberations of good intent, but they ripple forever outward just the same. Doing something out of love for another is no small thing.
You can choose to see yourself as a victim. You can lament your fate and just struggle to survive until it passes. Or you can accept the truth that suffering is part of your journey and embrace the incredible opportunities it offers you to grow and develop. Here are just a few to consider.
My father and I were of different stripes. He, for instance, would have pleased an investment adviser friend of mine who bemoans the fact that "no one saves these days."
Dennis Miller voluntarily gave his wife virtually everything when their marriage dissolved when he was 45. Now 74, Miller enjoys driving his Chevy SSR roadster and having the freedom to do what he wants. Learn how he turned things around so he could retire successfully.
In recent years, I've watched many friends abandon the homes they thought would serve them until the end of their days. These friends had many -- and sometimes quite unexpected -- reasons for moving.
Standing knee-deep in clear Caribbean blue water looking back at the white-sand beach and the swaying palms, I thought it over. I was on vacation, but what was stopping me from living here? Rent here was a fraction of what I paid for my apartment in Washington, D.C.
While the dangers of trying to do your own electrical work are more evident, do-it-yourself (DIY) investing also carries risks for those who aren't careful.
A little planning can help maximize the total benefit for your household. And why not? You've earned it!
Buffett said, "A rich person should leave his kids enough to do anything but not enough to do nothing." Many of our clients and prospective clients reference this famous quote.
If you're a boomer who feels as if you're stuck at the threshold of retirement but can't quite cross it, welcome to the Threshold Generation. Why are so many boomers delaying their retirement? Here are clues to the answer.
Small-scale investors are not limited to a handful of familiar options. These days, online platforms offer private individuals the chance to step into the same financial arenas as the biggest global financiers. Here are five attractive investing opportunities for you to explore.
If you're mulling over where to retire, you better have cities in Arizona at the top of your list. That's the advice just released by Bankrate.com in its first-ever ranking breaking down 172 American cities.
If you're a boomer or on the mature side of Gen X, chances are you have developed a deep compendium of professional knowledge in a particular field. So, how can you leverage all the knowledge you've acquired over the course of your professional career in retirement?
Ageism is rampant, and many of us are burdened by debt, and costs of caring for elderly parents. Management and personal growth gurus advise us to be pro-active; to be bold in engaging with and dealing with our problems. But in this confusing world, where do we start, and what do we do?
June 5, 2015. Later today I will attend one of over two dozen, year-end, in-school galas that are underway in InsideOut schools across Detroit. Each year at this time, iO students' eyes light up as they gather in their school cafeterias or auditoriums or libraries to open their beautiful books and find their words and their names for the first time.