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Advice for Boomers

How to Find Lost Life Insurance Policies

Jim T. Miller | Posted 08.18.2013 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Lost or forgotten life-insurance policies are actually quite common in the U.S. In fact, it's estimated that around $1 billion in benefits from unclaimed life-insurance policies are waiting to be claimed by their rightful beneficiaries.

When 50 Is the New 50

Lori Sokol | Posted 04.07.2013 | Fifty
Lori Sokol

I have recently discovered that I am not the only post-50-year-old woman who recently began to embark on a new level of professional success once I focused primarily on my own needs, rather than the needs of others.

Finding the Courage to Choose a Different Path

Judi Freedman | Posted 12.24.2012 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

I agree with Delia Ephron; there is nothing like a good blow dry or a fabulous haircut or a perfect set of highlights to cheer me up when I'm down.

Why Is Midlife Such a Downer?

Jed Diamond | Posted 12.19.2012 | Fifty
Jed Diamond

I think of my own life in my 40's and 50's as being pretty stressful. It didn't occur to me that everyone else in the world was going through the same things.

On Do-Overs, Lessons Learned and Second-Chances

Nancy Sherr | Posted 12.16.2012 | Fifty
Nancy Sherr

While we don't get a "do over" when it comes to our youth, we can use much of what we've learned in hindsight to help us live more zestfully in midlife.