It's Not Just About the Money!

By: Your Countdown to Retirement | On: April 29, 2016 | Category: Redefining Retirement | | No comments

Self Care

While navigating the emotional ups and downs during the first year of retirement, self care takes on a whole new level of importance. Watching as someone struggles with sagging self-esteem […]

By: Your Countdown to Retirement | On: April 22, 2016 | Category: Redefining Retirement | | No comments

Stepping into the Silver Tsunami

May 1, 2015 was my husband Chris’s last day of work before retiring. For months we planned what to do in his first year of retirement. We had what we […]

By: Your Countdown to Retirement | On: April 15, 2016 | Category: Relationships | | No comments

Times They Are a Changing

Changing the status quo is never easy and the ripple effects of retirement decisions are often underestimated. Deciding to move or to spend significant time away from where you live […]

By: Your Countdown to Retirement | On: April 8, 2016 | Category: Redefining Retirement | | No comments

The Best Laid Plans Evolve

  In the summer of 2014, my husband decided that May 1, 2015 would be his last day at his job. He plans to continue working part-time in a new […]

"Don't simply retire from something; have something to retire to." - Harry Emerson Fosdick

By: Your Countdown to Retirement | On: April 1, 2016 | Category: Redefining Retirement | | No comments

Retirement: One Word, Many Meanings

While my husband and I were at dinner the other night with two other couples, the conversation turned to the topic of retirement. The three men at the table had […]