decision making in retirement

What science teaches us about making retirement decisions

I think it’s fair to say that most of us believe we are rational beings and we make rational decisions. I just finished reading a book, however, that calls that premise into question. In Predictably Irrational, professor Dan Ariely uses cleverly designed experiments to show time and again that many of the daily decisions we […]

Camino de Santiago

Walking the Camino de Santiago

  Note: This post is part of a weekend series I’m doing throughout 2015 that is focused on fun things to do (or learn) during retirement (i.e. bucket list items). I hope you enjoy them and use them as inspiration for your own adventures. Congrats to Donna from our Facebook page who was the winner […]

ways to live a longer, healthier life

9 proven ways to live a long, healthy life

If you’re like me, you want to live a long, healthy life, filled with purpose and surrounded by those you love.  What are some practical ways to make that dream a reality? Best-selling author Dan Buettner, along with a team at National Geographic, think they have the answer.  They scoured the world for communities of […]

retirement readiness flow chart

Retirement readiness flow chart

This week is National Retirement Planning Week, so I thought it would be good to give everyone a quick reminder of what it takes to get ready to retire.  Sure, saving enough money is important, but retirement is more than just a math problem.  There are plenty of other things involved as well.  With that […]

5 behaviors that will ruin your retirement

5 behaviors that will ruin your retirement

In 8 Habits of Successful Retirees I talked about what actions, habits and behaviors make for a great retirement.  But sometimes being successful at something is as much about avoiding the bad as it is about doing the good.  With that in mind, here are 5 behaviors that will ruin your retirement. Poor time management.  Legendary […]