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How Home Values And Aging Affect Our Economy

U.S. News | Posted 08.23.2012 | Fifty

As the unusually weak economic recovery continues, you've at least got to wonder if future studies of what ails us will include our aging population a...

How I Made Peace With The Dow (And My Retirement Savings Plan)

Carol Orsborn | Posted 09.09.2012 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

It takes some kind of faith to place your retirement savings in the hands of forces beyond your control and yet maintain not only your emotional equilibrium in the present moment, but trust in the future.

House-Hunting In Costa Rica: No Boas, Bats Or Screaming Rats

Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner | Posted 09.06.2012 | Fifty
Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner

There was the House of Fleas, the place right next door to the House of Pit Bulls, a one-of-a-kind home on a beautiful property featuring the perfect howler monkey habitat but little to no indoor space.

Our New Backyard: How We Gave Away Everything And Moved To Costa Rica

Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner | Posted 08.08.2012 | Fifty
Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner

Three days of dumping our possessions on the street made us extremely popular in the East Village. ("Do you have any MORE books, man?" "Wow! A dulcimer!") The king bed walked uptown.

Why's Our New Puppy Almost Dead?

Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner | Posted 07.18.2012 | Impact
Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner

A married couple, 50-somesuch, kids grown and flown... so what comes next? We moved from Manhattan to Costa Rica: a move that took just under 10 months from the night we said, "Let's do it" till we boarded the plane with one-way tickets.

Top 5 Affordable Retirement Cities Overseas

Posted 04.17.2012 | Fifty

International Living recently released its list of the five cheapest places to retire overseas. Huff/Post50 spoke with International Living Executive ...

The Psychology OF Retirement

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 09.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

The transition from work to retirement generally is not easy psychologically, because so much of who we are and of our sense of meaning and value comes from work. Expect at least a small emotional roller coaster.

Winemakers Have Tough Time Cashing Out

AP | By SHANNON DININNY | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home

GRANGER, Wash. -- When JoAnn Stear opened Eaton Hill Winery in the 1980s, she was among the pioneers of Washington's modern wine industry. But when t...

Bank on Yourself for a Retirement Plan You Can Predict and Count on

Pamela Yellen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pamela Yellen

The idea of having a comfortable, worry-free retirement has become a distant dream for many boomers. It's become increasingly clear that conventional financial and retirement planning methods aren't working.

Ken Lewis Retiring: Sources; Bank Of America CEO To Step Down By End Of 2009

AP | STEVENSON JACOBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Ken Lewis, the embattled CEO of Bank of America Corp., is leaving the company, succumbing to nearly a year of strife that followed hi...

Retirement And The Difficulties Of Transition

Mona Ackerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mona Ackerman

Q: My husband, Mark, is having some real issues. Mark is an extremely successful and high-powered executive. He started as a clerk and ende...