Retirement Money and Why There is Never Enough

When you were a young child and wanted a new toy or a piece of candy, your parents most likely told you to clean your room, take out the garbage or wash the dishes to earn whatever money you needed to purchase the desired object. Your life as a wage earner had begun. The work […]

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The Only Road to Everything You Want

We commit to real change, and then we resist it. This cosmic dance has been going on forever in every ballroom since the beginning of time… I’ve committed to write more this year. It’s what I want. Now that I’ve said it, I know I will drag into my writing room, and it will feel […]

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Specialize Your Retirement Business

Retirees and seniors are looking for interesting retirement business to start to increase retirement income. Author Stan Spector discusses the importance of specializing to grow your retirement business. There are a lot of businesses out there competing for the customers. You are looking for a way to attract a few loyal customers for your small […]

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Take My Advice

A while ago a friend sent me one of those emailed lists of advice purported to be from Andy Rooney or the Dalai Llama. It included some good advice, but also some really terrible advice. I know neither His Holiness nor Rooney had anything to do with it. Because the terrible advice exasperated me so, […]

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RetireWOW Celebrates the Senior New to Retirement

RetireWOW celebrates the opportunities of life over 50 by creating a community for sharing tools, resources, and guidance to help the senior new to retirement make a new life.

  • The baby boomer retirement is different as many intend to keep working in to retirement.

  • The concept of a life of full-time leisure or full-time work is being rejected. A happy retirement consists of integrating work, play, and volunteer activities.

  • Retirement ideas now consist of learning, growing, mental stimulation and finding meaning are requirements for the New Aging.

  • No longer the “me” generation, the New Aging is about the “we” generation. Retirement wishes are about staying connected to family, and friends, but also making a difference in the world.
RetireWOW.com welcomes the baby boomers generation when it’s your time to prepare to retire. Explore the website, make comments, ask questions of the experts, and join in our teleclasses. Our goal is to get you informed and involved in the finest of adult living.


Life Planning

By Cathy Severson, MS

As a counselor, one of the first questions baby boomers preparing for retirement say when we talk is, “I don’t know what I’m going to do after I retire.” Retirement is a significant life transition with opportunities to develop new passions and redefine who you are from the inside out.

Most of the information about retirement has centered on finances, but it’s also an important psychological shift that can be both scary and liberating. RetireWOW was created to help you successfully transition into this new world. We know this isn’t our parents’ retirement. In addition to the blog, we are creating a community where we can learn from each other, as well as the RLM experts.

I encourage you to sign up for the newsletter, ask questions of the experts, make comments, join in the teleclass and even be a guest blogger. This is your site, so let us know what you want and how we can make it better.