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  • Retirement Benefits and Discounts @ 50

    Last week my wife, son and I went to lunch at a local Sizzler and as we were paying for our meal my wife chuckled as she noticed that the cashier gave me the senior discount. My first reaction was to inform the lady that I am not a senior and I was offended but […]

  • Time to Play

    When you retire from an employer you leave behind a group of co-workers that you have known for many years. The solitude started to drive me crazy after a few months. Embracing the retirement community you are in will help you get over the loss of camaraderie that you had with your co-workers. If you […]

  • The 7 Stages of Retirement or is it 6?

    Unbeknownst to myself, the day I started working I entered into the first stage of retirement, which is a bold statement. In 1975 a professor of gerontology named Robert Atchley identified seven stages of retirement and throughout time academia has reduced the stages to 6. Pre-retirement The first state is known as Pre-retirement “the planning […]