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Life in an RV: Is It for You?

Many seniors and preretirees dream of life on the open road, moving from state to state and making a permanent home in a recreational vehicle. While this is a fun dream to have, the RV lifestyle isn’t a perfect fit for everyone. Here are some things you should know before …

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Facebook Tips You Need to Know

Technology gives us many great ways to regularly and easily communicate with friends and loved ones, no matter how far apart we are. Facebook is currently one of the most popular ways for family and friends to connect online, but many users don’t understand some of the site’s communication nuances. …

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Divorce after 50

According to a 2013 article in the New York Times, the past 23 years have seen divorce rates double for people 50 or older. This means that more than 25 percent of the newly divorced are over 50. Divorce is difficult, no matter what age you experience it, but when …

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The Pros and Cons of Online Grocery Shopping

The Pros and Cons of Online Grocery Shopping The Internet has brought us many great tools and resources, such as email, forums and blogs. But online shopping is one of the most exciting advancements yet. Online grocery shopping is becoming increasingly popular and more widely available than ever. How do …

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Should Volunteering Be Part of Your Retirement Plan?

The retirement years are a time of relaxation, self-reflection and reward after decades of working and raising a family. But a quality retirement isn’t just about taking time off; for many it’s about putting time in to something that touches other people’s lives, and that means volunteering. Volunteering gives you …

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When Should You Retire?

The decision to retire isn’t necessarily easy. You might think that once you reach a certain age, it’s time to take the plunge, but reality could have a completely different timeline in mind—one that’s not negotiable. There are three main life considerations that will ultimately dictate the date you retire: …

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The Evolution of Aging 

“Sixty is the new 40.” This is a statement I heard one woman utter to another at the mall the other day. Immediately, I understood what she was essentially saying. Aging today isn’t the same as it once was. A few decades ago, seniors had little in common with the …

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Pursuing Goals after Retirement

Retirement is a very long phase in life. And just like any other important stage, in order for it to be satisfying and fulfilling, you need to come at it with a plan. One of the ways you can plan ahead for your ideal retirement is to create a list …

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The Pros and Cons of Retirement Communities

Retirement communities can be great places for seniors to live after their working years are over, but not every senior will find a restrictive community like this to be a perfect fit. Here are some pros and cons you should consider before making the move. • PRO: It’s easy to …

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Tech after Retirement

We all know a story or two about a senior citizen who had trouble operating the latest technology. But with baby boomers edging into retirement, we have a new breed of retirees—one that’s used to navigating a quickly shifting technological landscape and taking full advantage of what tech has to …

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