Frank and I have been living the encore career lifestyle for about three years. During the two years before we decided to take the plunge from our CAREERS to our encore careers we worked over our household monthly expenses, debits and credits endlessly. We worried, planned, talked, and were terrified of making a financial mistake. Managing a household budget is a well-documented… Continue reading 5 ways to save money in my encore career
(photo courtesy DrMidnightPresents) I’ve been thinking about this aging situation for awhile. For example, when I walked away from a crazy busy career almost 3 years ago, I had already placed the stepping stones on my new path. (By the way, my path looks a lot like a hopscotch pattern and yes, I designed it that… Continue reading 55+ à go-go
This week I completed my internship to fulfill requirements of my geriatric care management coursework. The time I’ve spent with my preceptor and care manager mentors has flown by and I’m grateful for the time and wisdom they have shared with me. I’m most grateful to their clients and family members who agreed to share… Continue reading Grateful
I love Twitter! This is sort of a major statement for me to make since I am still on the bunny slope of tweets and hashtags. It’s a brave new world and I am not ashamed to admit that it’s hard for this girl to condense my thoughts to 140 characters! I’m from the South;… Continue reading Encore career?
Luxuriating in the second week of a long-awaited retreat at our place on the NC coast, I’ve had the opportunity to rest and re-energize. For the past year, in addition to working fulltime, I’ve been in school, a 50-something born again student, and non-work hours were guided by a course syllabus with reading, paper-writing, tests and due dates. What a joy the past… Continue reading Rest. Ready. Set. Go!