It's Not Just About the Money!

Securing Your Support Network

By Kathryn Severns Avery Those of us unfortunate enough to have caught the latest flu bug have endured a very uncomfortable sick season. I came down with it with a […]

Four Things To Do If You Plan On Retiring In 2019

By Kathryn Severns Avery 1. Try Living on Your Monthly Retirement Income for a Month One of the biggest adjustments in retirement for many people is living on less income. […]

What Baby Boomers Don’t Know About Retirement And Why It Might Kill Them

By Kathryn Severns Avery Advertisements for products aimed at retiring baby boomers often use images of smiling men and women engaged in exciting and/or meaningful pursuits. A grandfather unembarrassedly wears […]

Bumpy Ride: Our Road to a Rockland Retirement

By Kathryn Severns Avery When my husband, Chris, and I took a vacation in 2013 to Rockland, Maine we had no idea the trip would change our lives. We fell […]

Retirement Revisited

by Kathryn Severns Avery The current concept of retirement in the United States, decades of time spent in idyllic leisure activities and pleasurable pursuits, is unprecedented. The truth is until […]

Silver Tsunami Warning

by Kathryn Severns Avery While my husband and I were at dinner with two other baby boomer couples, the conversation turned to the topic of retirement. The three men at […]

By: Your Countdown to Retirement | On: January 9, 2017 | Category: Redefining Retirement | | No comments

What to Do in Your First Week of Retirement

1. Plan Something Special Having something to look forward to in your first week of not working is important. Some people take their “vacation of a lifetime” to celebrate this […]

Storage Wars

By Christopher Avery As we age and downsize the question looms, “What do we get rid of and what do we keep?” This question can lead to heated discussions about […]

By: Your Countdown to Retirement | On: July 18, 2016 | Category: Redefining Retirement | | No comments

Watching Life Go By

According to Nielsen’s 2015 Cross Platform Report, the 68 million retirees in the U.S. currently spend an average of 49 hours a week watching television. I shared the startling statistic […]

Put me in, Coach!!!

Throughout my career, I found working with a business coach extremely beneficial. In the ‘80s, the woman I worked with was called a “career counselor”. In reality she was a […]