It’s often difficult to know the difference between crafts, applied and fine arts. That’s okay. If you’re looking for ideas in the arts, review all the different sections. All creative activities are important in retirement and part of a successful aging plan. Applied arts refer to an artistic process that results in a product that […]Read more
The largest part of retirement planning has been whether or not you saved enough to last for the rest of your life. There is a whole financial industry that has developed over the last fifty years to help you save and invest for your retirement life. If you spend much time reading about retirement on […]Read more
If you ask people, most will say they eat healthy most of the time. In fact, most people do want to eat healthy. With that said, most of us have poor eating habits we’ve acquired over time. The good news is most people are selective on they bad habits, meaning they splurge and they do […]Read more
We read a piece in Market Watch about the state of retirees today and the problems they won’t tell us about. If Market Watch is correct, and we have no reason to doubt it, then we would like to share some of our solutions to these listed difficulties. Retirees are broke “According to the Census […]Read more
RetireWOW Celebrates the Senior New to RetirementRetireWOW 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.
Life PlanningBy 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.