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5 Things Never To Say To Someone Retiring

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.14.2013 | Fifty

Retirement has gone from being the last chapter to the next chapter for many post 50s. But the circumstances of retirement in our post-recessionary li...

New Study Turns Retirement Age Theory On Its Head

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.23.2013 | Fifty

For the past few years, baby boomers have been telling survey-takers that they plan to work until they drop, an attitude that undoubtedly could be tie...

5 Ways Boomers Will Transform The Business World Of The Future

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.16.2013 | Fifty

Much has been written about the influence of the baby boomer generation on our culture. Whenever there is a mass of people all wanting, needing or doi...

Plan To Retire? Fat Chance! (STUDY)

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.03.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Right now, more and more of us are realizing that the only thing standing between us and a dinner of catfood is the ability to work for as long as we can.

Is Weather A Factor in Your Retirement Plans?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.05.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

How much of a factor is weather in deciding where to retire? Retiring snowbirds from the Northeast and Midwest have long headed to Florida and Arizona for weather reasons and I wondered if my friend was planning on leaving New Jersey's dreariness.

Extreme Downsizing: Could You Live In This Tiny Home?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.22.2012 | Fifty

Is it just a popular misconception that retirees downsize to smaller homes? While some certainly do, recent research from the National Association of ...

Ann Brenoff

A Tragic Loss Made Him Choose A More Meaningful Second Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.14.2012 | Fifty

I realized that I didn't want to spend the second half of my life the way I had spent the first. I just had no passion left for what I was doing. I wanted to do something more meaningful, to improve things.

What 8 Things Do Boomers Need Most?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.04.2012 | Fifty

Let's face it: Baby boomers are a large group, and when we collectively sneeze, many arms offering Kleenex are extended.

7 Questions To Ask Before You Pick A Retirement Community

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.06.2012 | Fifty

Vowing to never retire to an age-segregated retirement community is akin to the '60s pledge of never trusting anyone older than 30: It's something you...

How Retirees Can Avoid Refinancing Troubles

Posted 07.13.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Kenneth Harney Call it the retiree refinancing squeeze: Growing numbers of retired homeowners — including milliona...

Why Retirement Is Your Day Of Reckoning

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.22.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Many years ago, on one of my first dates with my now-husband, he purchased discount movie tickets for us using his AARP card. Now as much as I hate getting ripped off by movie ticket prices, what I learned that day was that I hated being called a senior citizen even more. I made him return my ticket and pay full price.

30 Homes From $114,500 In Up-And-Coming Retirement Cities

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.01.2012 | Fifty

For decades, the snowbirds of the New York metropolitan area flocked to Florida for their retirement, while those from parts of the Midwest and Northw...