Purpose Prize Winners Give New Meaning to Their Lives

    Purpose Prize Winners Give New Meaning to Their Lives

    With decades of energy and passion ahead of them, seven people over 60 have won the 2013 Purpose Prize® for improving their communities and the world. See what’s possible in the second half of life by ...
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    Create a Second Career with Help at These Colleges

    Create a Second Career with Help at These Colleges

    Throughout the country, colleges are creating programs that help boomers transition into encore careers. The profiles below showcase colleges that are training people over 50 for jobs in education, health care, social services and the environment ...
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    10 Reasons to Rent Instead of Own After 60

    10 Reasons to Rent Instead of Own After 60

    Our parents’ generations saw living in the family home  as a source of real security in retirement.  It would be a gathering place for family.  They looked at their house as a nest egg. It was ...
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    8 Reasons To Choose to Work, Not to Retire

    8 Reasons To Choose to Work, Not to Retire

    New research questions whether, in order to be happy, we should shelve the idea of traditional retirement. Activities with meaningful involvement and connections with other people are closely linked to life satisfaction after 60. Lost daily ...
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    Reverse Mortgages: Terrific or Dangerous?

    Reverse Mortgages: Terrific or Dangerous?

    If you’re 62 or older – and looking for money to finance a home improvement, pay off your current mortgage, supplement your retirement income, or pay for healthcare expenses – you may be considering a reverse ...
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    8 Ways to Get Money from an IRA Penalty-Free

    8 Ways to Get Money from an IRA Penalty-Free

    When you lose your job or have unexpected expenses, unless you have a substantial emergency fund, you are left scrambling for funds to cover life’s emergencies – and money in IRAs is an obvious target. Funds withdrawn ...
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