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The Early Retirement Factor

Throughout the last part of the 20th Century most people retired between 60 and 64. Now the average retirement age is actually rising. With the growing economic uncertainty, some people may think that early retirement is bad for society; that those who retire, especially those who decide to retire early, will not be pulling their…
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It’s Never Too Late To Change Careers

Over 50 and feel like you have aged out of a career change? Feel like jobs are only available to the younger crowd? I am 51 years old and have had many changes in career over the years – and even just this year I made another change and got my real estate license. There…
Elderly woman running

Sister Madonna Buder: AKA The Iron Nun

I am one of those that thinks by the time I am 80 I will be sitting around feeling sorry for myself for all the things I cannot do anymore – I am sure some of you can relate! But when you see this story of the Iron Nun – you too will change your…
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8 Tips For Using Email Safely

I am a digital kind of gal, so I have no fear of privacy or protecting myself online, but I know many of my 50-something friends do! Whether you are worried about privacy breaches on social media or being hacked through your email there are steps you can take to protect yourself. Heck even the…

Forever Running Together: Dick & Rick Hoyt

There are some stories that are more amazing than others and this one is a story of perseverance, love and overcoming obstacles at any age. For years they have been making things happen that they were told could not be done all the while leaving a trail that lets others know that anything is possible…
Women run Boston marathon - thanks to pioneer Kathrine Switzer

Kathrine Switzer: A Running Pioneer

Kathrine Switzer has made history pioneering running for women, but she does not reside in the past. She is passionate about health, and wants the best for every individual. She is an Emmy award-winner, has been named Female Runner of the Decade by Runner’s World Magazine, and this past year, she was inducted into the National…

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Jill Leonard - Founder of ImPowerAge