It's Not Just About the Money!

Planning Your Plan

By Kathryn Severns-Avery The retirement planning process requires the development of a plan — that should be obvious. Recently, when talking to fellow baby boomers about retirement planning, I was […]

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 […]

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 […]

Silver Streaks

By Kathryn Severns Avery Ever since we purchased our summer rental vacation home in Rockland, Maine I have been fascinated by the number of people who walk down our street. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]