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In Second Acts you’ll discover topics like pursuing your passion and discovering a purpose after retirement, advice on continuing your personal growth and tackling the new surroundings of life in your prime.

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In Second Acts you’ll discover topics like pursuing your passion and discovering a purpose after retirement, advice on continuing your personal growth and tackling the new surroundings of life in your prime.

Finding a Second Career
Career Transition

Why You Need Guidance In Helping You Find A Second Act

Are you ready to alter the trajectory of your future? You aren’t done with your career aspirations yet. A second act can feel like a fresh start; a ... Read More
London Landmarks Feature
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #4 London Landmarks

I travel to London on a fairly regular basis with work and normally I'm on a mission - Euston, tube, meeting, tube, Euston, home. Bosh. I don't hang a... Read More
Pool Workouts Feature
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #3 Running In (Not On) Water

Since I ruptured my ligaments in my ever-weak ankle back in August, my running days came to an abrupt halt. To this day I'm still not sure how it actu... Read More
Milestone Birthday
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #2 The Mystery Dinner

I had the delightful annual dinner date with three old school friends this week - a pre-Xmas ritual we've been doing for a few years now and a date ... Read More
Age Bubble Feature
Personal Growth

Be Wary of Living In An Age Bubble

If you’re over 50, according to the non-profit encore.org group, there’s a good chance you’re living in an age bubble. To live in this bubble me... Read More
Retirement Planning Feature
Career Transition

What’s the Plan? Getting Realistic About Retirement

Apparently the last week of October has been designated National Retirement Security Week. For many women, retirement and security are thought of in s... Read More
Career Transition

Second Act: Do You Want Money or Influence?

Okay, you enjoyed a high powered career, but stepped away from the work world for a while.  Maybe you focused time on family, travel -- or just takin... Read More
november
Personal Growth

Editor’s Note: A November of Gratitude

Happy November, everyone. Hope you made it through October as well as we have here - except for the rain we've had record amounts of in North Texas. A... Read More
clubbercise
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s: #1 Clubbercise

If you haven't read the first of this series from Jo Howell - about her determination to find 50 ways to leave her 40s, you may want to back up and st... Read More
milestone birthday
Personal Growth

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s

Everyone, meet contributing editor Jo Howell. She is sharing her adventures with us in a series of posts. We will let her explain (below) the plan she... Read More
suffering
Personal Growth

Cost or Investment: How Do You See It?

Maybe you watch programs like Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, read certain glossy magazines or even catch the occasional beer commercial. If such s... Read More
Going Back to School Feature
Personal Growth

Lifelong Learning: Back to School After 50

It's never too late to go back to school. In a recent year, nearly half a million people aged 50 and above enrolled in degree-granting post-secondary ... Read More