It's Not Just About the Money!

Give Me More Time Off and I’ll Work Forever

By Kathryn Severns Avery I love working. The joy of being productive, earning money, increasing knowledge and experience, and social contact are just a few of the reasons why I […]

Time Waits for No One

What I find most challenging about coaching fellow baby boomers preparing for retirement is their belief they have plenty of time left in their lives. As a result, they avoid […]

Making Money in Retirement

You’ve got more than enough money in your retirement account to do all the things you’d like to do, right? The truth is most Americans don’t have enough money saved […]

Making a Difference Wherever You Can

By Kathryn Severns Avery When faced with making choices in a situation that is unexpected and/or overwhelming, we may throw up our hands and ask “What difference does it make […]

A Final Gift From Mom

By Kathryn Severns Avery Several years ago my step-mother, Jacquie, died. At almost 94 years of age, it was not surprising she did not fare well after major surgery. Jacquie […]

Boomer Businesses and Succession Plans

By Kathryn Severns Avery Businesses that close their doors at the end of the vacation season are common in Maine where my husband and I own and run a vacation […]

A Home with Lifelong Design

I despise the term “aging in place.”  To me, it conjures up an image of a person stuck to a floor in their home, turning gray like some sort of […]

Shocking, Incredibly Destructive, and On The Rise

By Kathryn Severns Avery I recently received a call from a woman who asked “Kathryn, what do you do when you and your husband can’t agree on anything about retirement?” […]

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. […]

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 […]