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The time when the Avon Lady saved the day

Erin O'Brien writes about the kindness of strangers. The post The time when the Avon Lady saved the day appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Defined Maturity Bond Funds in a Retirement Portfolio

Regular readers know that I have been managing my retirement investments with an increasingly risk-averse attitude, particularly as applied to my equity allocations. On the other hand, I think I need to be more strategic in managing my fixed-income investments. Show More Summary

Watch “Jersey Boys” and wax nostalgic

Cindy Baker views into the early days of baby boomerhood. The post Watch “Jersey Boys” and wax nostalgic appeared first on BoomerCafe.

For boomers today, a new kind of “an apple a day”

Writer Leslie Handler's life seems ruled by her smarter Apples. The post For boomers today, a new kind of “an apple a day” appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Baby boomer preferences about used cars

Gone are the days of tin-can imports. Imports today rule. The post Baby boomer preferences about used cars appeared first on BoomerCafe.

When age catches up to baby boomer lifestyle

Many boomers are not taking steps to get savvier about technology. The post When age catches up to baby boomer lifestyle appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Estimate Your Retirement Health Care Costs

We have all heard that the future cost of health care is a huge retirement wild card. I consistently read retirement health care cost estimates in the low to mid six figures. At 65, we are eligible for Medicare but it doesn’t cover everything. Show More Summary

Baby boomers take the lead

Jan Marino writes there’s plenty of sand in the sandbox, and boomers will share. The post Baby boomers take the lead appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Whatever happened to Thank You notes?

A short essay from a slightly forlorn boomer. The post Whatever happened to Thank You notes? appeared first on BoomerCafe.

I turned around … and I was 55

Wayne Merry records his life stories and perspective. The post I turned around … and I was 55 appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Best comic novel of the year for boomers

Stacia Friedman's "Tender is the Brisket" is reviewed by Roz Warren. The post Best comic novel of the year for boomers appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Boomer Movies to See this Week

I managed to squeeze in two trips to the movie theater this week.  On Friday afternoon I saw Hercules. (Save your money on this one.) My real purpose on Friday was to check out a restored downtown theater in Princeton, Kentucky. This is the closest theater to my lake home, a 25 minute drive. Show More Summary

Lots of baby boomers are into something new

A look into Carrier Slocomb's new book, "The Great Great Blue." The post Lots of baby boomers are into something new appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Things I Learned at My High School Reunion

I returned from my 45th year high school reunion on Monday morning. I had a fantastic time at the reunion events and enjoying other activities with my high school friends.  I think I smiled – at least internally – the entire long weekend. Show More Summary

Casey Kasem’s American Top 40, Coast to Coast!

Tam Warner Minton remembering Casey Kasem and music of the 70s. The post Casey Kasem’s American Top 40, Coast to Coast! appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Retirement, for baby boomers, is not a dirty word

Author Claude Nougat sees retirement as a golden opportunity for a second life. The post Retirement, for baby boomers, is not a dirty word appeared first on BoomerCafe.

The tale of the apple core and the toilet

A baby boomer turns potentially bad memories into good insights. The post The tale of the apple core and the toilet appeared first on BoomerCafe.

10 signs you were born in (or right before) the 1950s!

Rebel icon James Dean, five and dime stores, 45rpm records and more. The post 10 signs you were born in (or right before) the 1950s! appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Life is about feeling young

BoomerCafé's Greg Dobbs has learned, "finishing wins." The post Life is about feeling young appeared first on BoomerCafe.

How to publish your own ebook

BoomerCafé contributor Lorie Eber’s "how-to" entry guide on ebook publishing. The post How to publish your own ebook appeared first on BoomerCafe.

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