- Live Full, Die Empty: Do You Need To Change Your Life? August 24, 2019
“Live Full, Die Empty” (Les Brown)
Will you have any regrets on your deathbed? It’s a morbid topic, we know, but . . . it can help form our decisions on how we live our lives right now!
The Top Five Regrets of the Dying
Republished on BoomersNextStep with the express permission of the authors, Greg and Fiona ...
- How Bad is it to Carry Debt in Retirement? August 15, 2019
How to Prevent Carrying Debt in Retirement?
There’s no denying that the baby boom generation has left a lasting impact on the world. This generation has spent the last several decades as the leaders of almost every industry, and continue to play major roles in politics, entertainment, science, agriculture, medicine and pretty much any other market ...
- 6 Things You Need To Know Before Retiring To Another Country August 7, 2019
Retiring to another country is a very popular option for many people. Malaysia and Thailand are the top retirement countries for Australians, while many in the USA move to Panama, Costa Rica and Mexico. UK citizens have been flocking to southern European countries in recent years for their retirement, but this may be affected by ...
- Starting a New Business for Baby Boomers August 6, 2019
If you are thinking about starting a new business it might be best that you do it before you officially retire. There are a couple of benefits of doing so which I shall cover below.
Tips for Starting a New Business for Baby Boomers
Easier to get sources of funding
When you hold down a job it is ...
- Working Online: Self-Employed Contractor July 10, 2019
Working online is a growing phenomenon and offering your skills through an online freelance business is a great way to start. It is becoming ever easier for people to find work online or to start an online business, with little cost for companies and clients to communicate. The trend is growing and is across a ...
- The Freedom of Retirement May 19, 2019
Would you like to combine freedom and income in your retirement planning?
For many years the golden freedom of retirement was dangled in front of our generation of baby boomers. We aspired to “retire early”, encouraged by the financial planning advertisements of the 1980s. Retirement was considered the reward for a lifetime of working hard. It ...
- Five Tips To Create Your Own Retirement Lifestyle Business April 5, 2019
Imagine creating a retirement business from the comfort of your home.
You could be the boss of your very own retirement lifestyle business. You’d be developing business ideas, expressing your creativity, creating your rules, building your own business. Your work could fit around other things that matter to you, without sacrificing your dedication to the business or ...
- Freelancing to Supplement Retirement Income April 5, 2019
Have you thought about doing freelance work to supplement your retirement income?
Do you love to voice your opinion on paper, have you always dreamed of writing a book? Do you like to voice your opinions on any and every subject that is a hot topic in the news? It does not take a journalism degree ...
- What Is Your Wealth? March 19, 2019
As you near retirement the question “Do I have enough to retire?” looms large. You’ve worked all your life but still there is that gnawing feeling that you haven’t done enough.
It’s time to ask yourself a different question – What is your wealth? – and recognize the riches that are in your life.
The story of ...
- Flexible Job for Baby Boomers – How to Enjoy a Retirement Vibe Without Retiring March 13, 2019
beBaby Boomers – How to Enjoy a Retirement Vibe Without Retiring
My 79-year-old widowed mother has a part-time job aiding elderly people in their homes. I used to be amused by saying that; I mean, 79 is elderly, isn’t it?
The fact is, her paid work is a mere four hours a week, a small piece of ...
- Women….Plan For Retirement, Not Burnout February 22, 2019
When chatting with a group of third age women recently I was struck by how few had consciously planned how they would leave the workforce. Indeed, some were struggling to deal with the reality of being physically or emotionally unable to continue in their roles and adjusting to premature retirement.
Work isn’t for the faint-hearted!
One woman had ...
- Your Retirement Planning Guide February 17, 2019
Free Professional Retirement Planning Guide Available
Have you ever thought about retirement planning? Have you have ever wished you could create a future lifestyle that you would love? Don’t just drift into a lifestyle that isn’t quite right for you. Do some thinking and planning now so you can create the future that you really want.
- Ways to Earn Extra Retirement Income January 19, 2019
Have you considered how you could boost your retirement income?
Some people consider retirement is when income and career stop…dead! Many have never considered that they could earn retirement income. Life after retirement is supposed to be stress free but it may turn out to be the most stressful time of life for many because they ...
- Considering Retirement? January 12, 2019
People talk a lot about how important it is to have a passion for the work you do, but sometimes even the things you have a passion for can lose some of their attraction over time. If you feel this way perhaps you are starting to consider retirement.
I love my work, but right now the ...
- Time for a Retirement Plan? Five Issues To Discuss With Your Partner September 25, 2018
Creating a retirement plan that suits both people in a relationship can be extremely difficult! This is probably why couples often avoid the conversation, perhaps dealing with the financial issues but not the important lifestyle matters.
- 5 Surprising Baby Boomers Lifestyle Trends June 8, 2018
Lifestyle Trends of Baby Boomers
Born before the arrival of the internet and smartphones, baby boomers are too often judged as being technologically backward and stuck in the past. They are not generally considered lifestyle trend influencers.
Pigeon-holed as a ticking pension bomb, there has been a misconception that boomers would suddenly retire on en-mass, as soon ...
- How To Overcome A Financial Setback And Still Have A Great Retirement May 24, 2018
Let’s face it, the road to retirement isn’t always straightforward. Even with the best planning, many of us are likely to have to experience at least one financial setback in our life. The older we get, the more stressful if can be.
- Top 25 Home Business Ideas for Baby Boomers January 18, 2018
Let’s get your entrepreneurial sparks flying with these home business ideas, based on your current skills and expertise. We started out with 25 but the list keeps growing!
Deciding on a home business idea can be overwhelming
If you are thinking about starting your own home business the available options can be overwhelming. Surprisingly there are many ...
- Planning to Retire? Five Important Issues Infographic September 30, 2017
This infographic is a summary of the blog post Planning to Retire? Five Issues You Must Discuss With Your Partner previously published on this site. The issues which are listed are very broad topics and this is just a brief introduction.
Each of the issues will be discussed in more detail in future blog posts on this ...
- Do You Need Some Passion and Purpose? September 25, 2017
Many older workers have lost all sense of passion and purpose because of unhappy work situations. Retirement looms. What do they really love to do? What gives them a sense of purpose? Get our retirement lifestyle guide to help you start planning your future.
- Reinvent Your Life In Retirement September 25, 2017
Is it possible to reinvent yourself?
You’ve probably spent your life thinking that by the time you reach “a certain age” you’ll have it all together.
But sometimes the path you want to follow just gets more confusing…. Where you thought there’d be a pathway in front of you there is just crazy paving!
Start planning now
Life is too ...
- I’d Love to Work from Home September 18, 2017
“I’d love to have an online business and work from home” is a comment I hear regularly.
When I work with people changing their careers, or even just chatting socially with people, so many express the desire to work for themselves. Frequently this is followed by “I’d love to create a business online and work from ...
- Living The Retirement Dream August 7, 2017
What is your retirement dream?
“I have a retirement plan. I plan on sailing.”
My husband David retired after a long and satisfying career this year. Everyone – family, friends and work colleagues – knew what his plan was.
On his last day at work he even wore the t-shirt that bore the message “I have a retirement ...
- Is Retirement Just A Dream, A Concept From Another Age? July 3, 2017
What is the future of retirement?
In this week’s episode of 60 Minutes Australia Charles Wooley considered the future of retirement. This is from his perspective as a nearly 70 year old journalist.
During the episode he spoke with Peter Costello, who coined the phrase “Work Till You Drop” in 1993 when he was the Australian Treasurer, and ...
- Volunteering in Retirement: 4 Great Community-Building Options for Boomers November 15, 2016
While many seek alternative careers after they’ve retired, volunteering, whether as a part-time venture or a full-time gig, is a popular choice among boomers. And with good reason. Having worked hard to support yourself and your family throughout your career, you finally have the time to lend a helping hand to others, giving you a ...