12 Things Retirement-Aged Floridians Don’t Like About the Sunshine State

12 Things Retirement-Aged Floridians Don’t Like About the Sunshine State

Florida has the second-largest population of Americans 65+ years old in the country. And it’s not just by chance: warm weather and no state income tax are some of the benefits that draw retirees to the Sunshine State. The problem? Florida isn’t always the paradise retirees expect it to be. During my five years living…

15 Innocent Mistakes Making Americans Poorer During Retirement

15 Innocent Mistakes Making Americans Poorer During Retirement

After decades of working and saving, it’s finally time to enjoy retirement. All of your hard work has led up to this, so you understandably want to make sure your money lasts.  Developing a retirement plan and budget before you retire is wise to help you maintain a positive financial situation once you leave the…

24 Life-Altering Mistakes Americans Make During Retirement and How To Fix Them

24 Life-Altering Mistakes Americans Make During Retirement and How To Fix Them

Many of us dream of retirement. But as all too many retirees can attest to, spending one’s golden years office-free isn’t always as great as we picture it to be. Information about how to prepare financially before retirement abounds. But what about the retirees who have uh-oh moments after they’ve already stopped working? Mindfully American…

20 Retiree-Friendly Destinations To Experience Abroad

20 Retiree-Friendly Destinations To Experience Abroad

Who said you should stop traveling in your golden years? For some, it might be the best time to explore the world and enjoy a well-deserved getaway. So, whether you’re a fit retiree seeking adventure or you want a relaxing, easy-going vacation, these are the 20 destinations worth putting on your retirement bucket list. 1:…

21 Things Florida Transplants Do That Prove They’re Out-of-Staters

21 Things Florida Transplants Do That Prove They’re Out-of-Staters

According to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau data, Florida is the state with the most rapid population growth, with a 1.9% population increase in 2022 alone. Many Americans who moved to Florida first traveled there as tourists. However, there’s a huge difference between being a tourist and a resident in Florida. I’m among those…

Louisiana Is the Worst State for Retirement, Study Ranks Every State

Louisiana Is the Worst State for Retirement, Study Ranks Every State

Planning to move when you retire? From both a financial and soul-filling standpoint, a retirement move could be the best idea or your worst regret. Drawing insights from diverse sources, The Motley Fool ranked all 50 states from the worst to best places for retirement. Analyzing Retirement States The Motley Fool gathered data from two…

17 Things Americans Should Never, Ever Do During Retirement

17 Things Americans Should Never, Ever Do During Retirement

Reaching retirement is the ultimate goal for many American workers. After years of the daily grind, the idea of giving up your nine-to-five in exchange for relaxing golf games, afternoon book clubs, and early dinners sounds phenomenal.  While retirement can be an incredible time of life, it also brings its own anxieties. Chief among them…

16 Retiree Stereotypes Americans Need to Stop Believing

16 Retiree Stereotypes Americans Need to Stop Believing

Imagine this: You’ve waited your whole life to retire. But now that your retirement has arrived, people suddenly start making less-than-flattering comments about their perception of what you’re doing (or lack thereof). Perhaps you even used to believe things about retirees that those people say to you. But just like it’s hard to convince a…