Monthly Archives: June 2014

When Contemplating Your ‘What Now’ Have You Considered Travel?

To prepare myself for my ‘What Now’ after retirement I began to consider what the next chapter of my life would consist of. I knew I wanted something I could pursue that I’m already passionate about, would receive enjoyment from, and that would generate an income enabling me to be financially independent instead of surviving on a ‘Fixed Income’. Some time ago I responded to a survey that asked what I intended to do when I retire to which I responded; Travel! Continue Reading…

The Impact That Baby Boomers Have Had on Society Throughout the Years

In 2011 the first wave of the Baby Boomer population turned 65 and began its further impact on society in ways that have never before been experienced. The power of this generation is in its numbers. The effects it has had, and will continue to have, not only in America but around the world, are astronomical. Continue Reading…

Baby Boomers Reject Traditional Retirement

Webster’s definition of Retirement is; the time when you are officially too old to work; or when you no longer have to work for an earned income. Retirement is a transition from work life to life after work.

What is commonly known About Retirement? Continue Reading…

Travel Is the Baby Boomer’s Primary Leisure Activity

In a recent survey, 67% of Boomers emphasize that mental stimulation and challenge is their motivation for remaining in the workforce. However they are also driven by a compulsion to see it/do it before it can’t be seen or done anymore. This is what inspires their desire to fill their leisure time with travel; seeing such sites as: the Great Wall, the Great Barrier Reef, and Venice – boomers feel a need to visit places, species and lifestyles that are vanishing and experience them for themselves. Research shows that Boomers spend $157 Billion on trips every year and travel is ranked the number 1 leisure activity. Continue Reading…

Baby Boomers Have Become Experts In ‘All-Inclusive Vacations’

travel killeenUnfortunately, while that may have been the case some years ago, things have definitely changed in today’s travel world. Now there are several factors that come into play such as the type of vacation taken (i.e. cruise, vacation resort, or tour) as well as the vacation supplier. Continue Reading…