over 50

After 40 Years Apart, This Couple Found Their Way Back To Each Other
So, you're considering a Gray Divorce. You're weighing the pros and cons of getting out after a few decades of marriage. And wondering what the future might hold for you as a single person in your 50s or 60s. In other words, you're Divorce Curious. Or, in Internet speak, 'Di-Curious.'
I awoke from my first cat nap to a spacious quiet that seemed to stretch out forever. It was a profound feeling of well being. Being well. I soon expanded my nap time to include dog-sitting my niece, a Siberian husky named Ella.
I'm a big fan of hope. I've stood on the edge of some grim and horrific precipices, and managed to avoid falling into them because of hope. I've experienced injustices and cruelty, and survived, even thrived, because of hope.
For years, I have been asking many people this question: What will happen to the tens of millions of people over 50 -- a number growing every day -- who have no money saved, no prospects of ever earning a decent wage again, and a great many of whom have as many as 30, 40 or 50 years left to live?
Google maps, will at times recommend the short cut, the 74 toll road Huntington Beach to La Jolla, though not every time
It's that time of year that many of us make resolutions and plans for the new year. Entrepreneurs are no exception. And for entrepreneurs who are in their second act, resolutions are a bit different than their younger counterparts.
If you follow me on social media, you might have seen a recent post about a stand-up comedy show I did at The World Famous Comedy Club. Maybe you thought to yourself: Huh? Why am I tackling stand-up at my age? I'm not sure either, but maybe I'll have an answer by the end of this post. Like everything else, it's complicated.
If you're a man who wasn't the smoothest operator in your twenties, or a woman who felt constrained by the dating etiquette back then, this is where online dating really shines. For both men and women, it couldn't be easier.
Baby Boomers are still struggling to recover from the Great Recession, which is big time putting their retirement in jeopardy. The result? Working longer and lowering expectations of what their golden years will be like.
For those of us Catholic Baby Boomers who grew up during the 1960s, the church was about more than religion. It was like an extended family and cultural identity.
In August, I held the first 'Act 2 ... Now What?' seminar for women over 50. It was an amazing afternoon of women remembering their long-lost passions and vowing to get their fire back.
Downsizing. It's a word that's long been part of the American lexicon and should come into even sharper focus as Baby Boomers age and more and more retire.
After the passing of my wife of 31 years, I found myself alone for the first time in my life. My choices: spend the rest of my life living alone or jump into the over-50 dating pool. Having run into several issues over the years, I am still debating the pros and cons of those choices.
For mid-career workers, education is a great way to remain vital in the workforce. It can also be a risky financial investment. Experienced workers should fully investigate all degree and training programs for maximum payoff.
Today I had a day off with nothing planned, which actually made me feel a little uncomfortable. I generally like to have a list to check off in order to feel productive, but nothing I had to do was screaming out as urgent. Thus, I felt no urge to do any of it, so I didn't.
When it comes to dating, relationships, and sex, here's what men said, thought, and worried about back when they were teenagers, and what they say, think, and worry about now that they're Over 50.
Nearly half of households led by individuals or couples aged 55 and older having no retirement savings accounts at all. If this describes your situation, you have a tough problem -- but not an impossible one. The key is getting advice and taking immediate steps to budget, save, spend and invest.