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The Golden Years

5 Financial Secrets Of People Who Retire Young

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Christina Couch | Posted 09.02.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com The average American retires at age 62 according to an April Gallup poll, but even in a low-interest economic environ...

4 Ways A Large Medical Bill Could Sabotage Your Retirement (And What To Do About It)

Napala Pratini | Posted 10.12.2014 | Fifty
Napala Pratini

Whether you plan on spending your golden years sprawled out on a beach chair, pursuing a passion, or spending all your time with those who are closest to you, you'll need to be financially prepared. Part of having a robust game plan is being aware of the various expenses -- such as large medical bills -- that could damage your retirement.

6 Of The Best American Cities For Growing Old And Happy

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.18.2014 | Fifty

When it comes to naming the best places to grow old in America, there are lots of formal studies out there. One by the Milken Institute found Provo-Or...

Mother's Day Post-Script

Diana M. Raab | Posted 07.14.2013 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

As we get older and our children leave the nest, our priorities evolve, and what people do to bring joy into others' lives is important.

If You Could Turn Back the Clock, How Old Would You Want to Be?

John Blumenthal | Posted 04.04.2012 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

Some say they'd like to be young again, but only if they knew what they know now. Really? To me, this makes no sense. Why would you want to know beforehand that love and lust are not the same thing?

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.