Is Eating Street Food Safe?

Due to our restaurant background, one of Billy’s and my greatest joys in traveling is the eating of street food. We can’t imagine going to faraway locations where everything is pulsating with life and exotic new flavors and only eating off a sanitized menu at a name brand hotel. Why limit ourselves and our experiences […]

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Mini Business for Retirees

New retirees are looking for a different type of mini business than the general public. If they are on Social Security, they may be penalized if they make over $12,600. Some private retirement policies will also penalize you if you earn money in your retirement years. New retirees dream of taking extended vacations or wintering […]

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Expectation or Intention

Editors Note: Relationship Expert Kat Knecht shares a holiday thought that expands beyond  one day. Often the topic of Romantic Love on Valentines Day focuses on the expectations involved. Husbands and boyfriends are wondering, “What will I do this year?” What is she expecting?” Wives and girlfriends wonder “Will I be let me down again?” […]

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Lifestyle Changes and Well Being

As we age, things change – careers, family and friends, financial status, and more. Changes can impact our lifestyle, and more fundamentally, our self-identity. We should be proactive in changing our lifestyle while retaining our broad life goals and values. Changing conditions may not permit fulfilling personal satisfaction and identity via the same lifestyle as […]

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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.