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Finding the Balance: The Keys To Successful Retirement

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For many of us, work has been the center of our lives for years. Everything else was secondary to giving work our all. Between working all week and focusing on family nights and weekends, you might have found little time to focus on yourself. Many people find little room for “Me Time”. Now, in retirement, many of us have to step back and figure out, “Now that I’m no longer working…what defines me...

WHOSE BRIGHT IDEA WAS RETIREMENT?

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Who invented the concept of retirement? And why? This article answers those questions, and the key question so many of us ask post-retirement: Now what? As you evolve from your work life to your retired life, finding something that excites and motivates you is crucial. Here’s how.

Why Age When You Can Sage?

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Air ambulances aren’t just for people in remote areas. In cities where traffic jams are routine, it might take a chopper or plane to get you to help ASAP. Unfortunately, that one trip to the hospital can be expensive. A policy from MASA can protect you. Learn more at www.AMBAmedtransport.com or call (877)290-3169.

The Grass Is Greener (and Taken Care Of For You!) On The Other Side: Considering The Benefits of Independent Living

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Imagine no more yardwork or routine house maintenance. A housing community filled with peers and new friends. And wonderful amenities right at your doorstep like a pool, on-site gym, and special events. Learn more about Independent Living, the housing arrangement designed exclusively for older adults that can help make your retirement easier, more convenient, and more fun!

Retirement Security, Even In A Volatile Market

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Along with other worries and concerns the COVID-19 pandemic caused, the recent dip in the financial markets has made many of us wonder what we should do next and if we should reconsider our budgets and investments. If you’re nearing or are retired, these are important questions to solve. Do The Math Making a list of your spending habits is an essential first step. Getting a clear picture of where...

The Best Thing A Retired Teacher Can Do? Keep Teaching!

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It’s no secret many of us went into teaching because we have a passion for education. That love for helping children never goes away, even after retirement, and especially during the nationwide shutdown due to COVID-19. Many retired teachers are becoming online mentors to students. Their motivation is the same purpose that brought them to the field. That renewed spark, paired with decades of...

Art Garfunkel: Grooviest Math Teacher Ever!

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“I would have been happy being a teacher,” says the 78-year-old singer/actor, reflecting back on the year he took a break from the music business and taught math at Litchfield Preparatory School in Connecticut. “I loved the curriculum; I loved the act of teaching.” After instant fame from the album, Bridge Over Troubled Water, teaching gave him an opportunity to take a...

Spring Cleaning Advice for Pack Rats

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Most of us own an item or 500 that we’ll probably never use again. Their primary function? To collect layers of dust for a family member to blow off when we’re gone. Even if something has sentimental value, you can’t, as they say, take it with you. In ancient India, spring cleaning took the form of aparigraha, the Sanskrit term for non-hoarding. Mastering this practice is said...

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