Full disclosure. I am half Norwegian. I am also Canadian by birth and American by naturalization. I grew up in a country where the social safety net was strengthened over the years. America could, and should, take a lesson from Canada, Norway and many other countries on how to treat
We've all heard the scientific evidence about living longer. Diet and exercise, of course, but little research has been done about the social side of longevity. There are very good reasons why people choose a senior community. Sure, cost and quality of the place are important, but for many, the chance
They live in RVs and drive from one low-wage job to another Some lost their savings; some thought they would retire on the equity in their homes, but their homes dropped in value dramatically, while the cost of traditional housing kept going up. A lot of them were living hand to
According to a 2015 study by Airbnb, "Seniors are the fastest-growing demographic of Airbnb hosts in the United States. Hosts 60 and older are the fastest-growing age demographic of hosts joining the Airbnb community in the U.S. In particular, the community of senior women hosts is growing at a faster
As a new retiree, travel is something I now have the time to do. However, costs are a very important consideration, especially when you're living on your retirement savings. I liked this article in US News because it points out some options that may not be obvious to everyone.
Some spots in the new Live and Invest Overseas ranking are practically unheard of By Richard Eisenberg Money & Work Editor I’m always curious to see the latest best places in the world to retire rankings from expat experts. But I have to tell you: Some of the Top 10 spots on the
By Jean Folger | February 05, 2016 Slightly larger than California, Thailand sits on Southeast Asia’s Indochina peninsula between neighboring Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia. With 2,000 miles of shoreline, this tropical country is known for sandy-white beaches and crystalline blue-green waters – not to mention ancient ruins, beautiful Buddhist temples