What surprised women about retirement

What surprised women about retirement

One of the questions we asked women via our Retirement Voices questionnaire last year was what surprised them about retirement. What surprised us was how many women mentioned time—and how there wasn’t enough of it! So if you fear you’ll be bored or at loose ends with...
What inanimate objects can teach us about retirement

What inanimate objects can teach us about retirement

You know the saying, “When the student is ready, the teacher appears”? Well, when it comes to retirement, you might be surprised at what even inanimate objects can teach us about this transition. If you’re wondering when to retire, grappling with your post-career...
Rightsizing for retirement

Rightsizing for retirement

Many women who responded to our Retirement Voices questionnaire last year talked about how decluttering and downsizing their homes was part of their retirement transition. No longer working, they finally had time to purge—clearing out closets, attics and basements and...
Facing off with the retirement police

Facing off with the retirement police

You know the type—the “expert” who feels compelled to pass judgment on the choices other people make, whether it’s what they wear, what they eat, or what car they buy. Well, if you’re contemplating retirement or have already made the transition, gird your loins: there...