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15 Indications of cognitive decline that could be warning signs

15 Indications of cognitive decline that could be warning signs

Just like the rest of your body, your brain changes as you age.  Sometimes those changes are normal and relatively minor, such as forgetting a word or a person’s name.  In a small number of adults, however, those changes are indicative of something more severe that...

3 essential ingredients of the ideal retirement

3 essential ingredients of the ideal retirement

Quick review.  At Intentional Retirement, we believe that retirement is an intentional way of living that prioritizes freedom, fulfillment, purpose and relationships.  It starts today and is an incremental process of aligning your lifestyle and...

Retirement is more than a number.

Yes, money is important, but it’s not enough.

“I can sleep at night”

“I have a reason to get up in the morning”

“I have a secure and fulfilling life”


Unfortunately, most people don’t know if they’re on track for retirement (money) or have a clear idea of what to do when they get there (meaning). That’s a problem.


The articles and resources at Intentional Retirement can help you plan for both money and meaning so you can retire with security and purpose. Enter your email below to get a free copy of our eBook “50 Essentials for Retirement Success” as well as new articles when they’re published. (Note: All information at this site is general in nature and is not intended as advice for your specific situation.)

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