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Making the most of your time in retirement is all about prioritizing the aspects of life that bring you a sense of purpose, joy, and fulfillment.

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12 articles tagged "Time management"

  • A table set with a delicious meal, illustrating the benefits of becoming a master chef in retirement.

    Become a master chef in retirement

    Now that you’ve retired and your nine-to-five isn’t spoken for, you can finally enjoy those early bird specials that have long been a hallmark of the American retirement experience. Regardless of how impressive the discount may be, however, eating out too often can quickly wreak havoc both on your monthly budget and on your waistline. …

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  • An illustration of a lightbulb with leaves, conveying the idea of mentorship as a worthy pursuit in retirement.

    Giving back through mentorship

    As eagerly as you may have anticipated your exit from the workforce, you may find that your transition into retirement isn’t everything you dreamed it would be. After indulging in some much deserved rest and relaxation, you might find yourself feeling a bit aimless. Without a steady job to return to, many retirees feel that …

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  • Senior woman spending quality time with her grandchildren on a scenic walk.

    Family bonding on a budget

    While you were working, family time was likely relegated to weekends and holidays. Now that your calendar is finally free of team meetings and work conferences, you have more time to spend with your loved ones. As welcome and wonderful as this change to your life is, you might quickly realize just how costly it …

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  • Christine Rush, an inspiring retiree, works in her art studio.

    Still forging a freewheeling life in retirement

    Christine Rush is – most assuredly – the only woman in Los Angeles County who can list on her resume such distinctions as trailblazing feminist artist, photo stylist for Playboy, and retired elementary school teacher. “In the teacher’s lounge, I loved embarrassing all the kindergarten teachers with some stories from my past,” says Chris, with …

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  • Rayma Halloran is taking on the world in retirement.

    Taking on the world in retirement

    For her 60th birthday, Rayma Halloran learned how to make pasta in the land of its birth – deep in the heart of Italy. In a rented villa, side-by-side with several friends and instructed by a non-English-speaking Italian nonna, they spent hours rolling and kneading and cutting the floury dough, fortified by plenty of wine …

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  • An illustration of concentric hearts to illustrate the concept of dating in retirement.

    Dating in retirement

    Dating in retirement can be pretty intimidating, especially if you’ve been off of the market for a while. If you’re one of the 45% of people over 65 who are divorced, separated, widowed, or single, you may feel as though romance and love are no longer in the cards for you. The dating world has …

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  • Illustration of two faces smiling at each other, illustrating the concept of meeting new people in retirement.

    How to meet new people in retirement

    For most of your life, making friends and building a network may have been relatively easy for you. As children and adolescents, we were surrounded by people our own age. Kindred spirits could be found in homerooms, on sports teams, or at local hangouts in your neighborhood. If you went to college, making friends was …

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  • An illustration of a mountain range with a flag planted at the top, illustrating the idea of accomplishing new feats and finding new purpose in retirement.

    Finding new purpose in retirement

    In those last couple of years in the workforce, many people daydream about how they’ll spend their newfound free time during their fast approaching retirements. Some people imagine becoming professional jetsetters, traveling to a new faraway destination every few months. Others fantasize about recommitting to an old hobby, or doubling down on a latent passion …

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  • Upraised hands of volunteers to illustrate opportunities retirees have to get involved in their communities.

    Get involved in your community in retirement

    Now that you’ve retired, you probably have some extra time on your hands. What better way to spend that time than getting involved & giving back in your hometown? Finding community service opportunities in retirement is a great way to make a real impact on the world. There are numerous benefits to connecting with people …

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  • An illustration of a paper airplane.

    Part‑time work in retirement

    Retirement doesn’t have to mean inactivity. In fact, more retirees are working than ever before. While extra income is certainly an incentive for many, it’s not the only reason to keep working. In fact, workplace camaraderie and professional fulfillment are often cited by retirees as motivators for seeking employment. Additionally, some retirees return to the …

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  • An illustration of a globe shaped like a test tube beaker.

    Why location matters in retirement

    Transitioning to a fixed income after leaving the workforce may have you thinking about how to maximize your retirement income and savings. There are lots of tips out there for saving money in small ways – senior discounts, coupons, travel deals – but what if you want to make a more significant change? In this …

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  • Illustrations of imagery related to common experiences in retirement.

    Quick-Start Guide to Retirement

    Not sure where to start with retirement? We’ve outlined the five essential questions you should be asking yourself in preparation for the next phase of your life. This journey should be about relaxation and fun – not stress – so sit back, and let Renew be your guide to retirement! Renew has defined three major …

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