Not slowing down anytime soon: 7(Over70) Inspiring Business people

Sensational, spirited, inspiring, impressive … these are just a few adjectives to describe TCBN’s 2017 slate of 7Over70. The one thing they definitely are not? Retiring. Our honorees come from all corners of the Grand Traverse community, representing decades as business heavyweights and as volunteer leaders....

Financial Advisory Firms Facing a ‘Talent Crisis’

College costs are escalating. Out-of-pocket health care expenses are rising. Weddings can cost more than many people earn in a year. And millions of baby boomers are facing retirement. But at a time when the cost of living seems overwhelming, there likely will be many fewer...

Not Slowing Down: Dynamic retirees and their life after work

Susan Nichols, Julie Avery and Deb Jackson have many things in common – active, educated, engaged, retired. All recently left fulfilling lifetime careers during the past few years, bringing their passions for and skills with them into new life chapters in northern Michigan. “Retiring,” however,...

Tips for Being Retirement-Ready

Retirement can feel like a long way off, but life seems to move faster than we expect. Retiring is a momentous change. You’ve worked hard, so how does your hard work translate into a successful retirement. Below are tips for becoming retirement ready: 5-Plus Years to...

Encore Careers: Why Retire When You Can Reinvent Yourself?

For many seniors, retiring has become less a matter of kicking back on the couch and more of a long-awaited opportunity to reinvent themselves and take on new career challenges. The TCBN talks with four TC residents who have found satisfaction in their encore careers: Bill Donberg Engineer and...

COA, Senior Center Network Face August Renewal Vote

Two millage proposals on the Aug. 2 primary election ballot will impact services provided to Grand Traverse County seniors. A proposal for the county’s Commission on Aging (COA) is a renewal for .5 mills for six years, through 2022.  The tax impact on a $100,000 home...

Cordia Eyes First Anniversary In Traverse City

Traverse City’s retirement living options continue to expand, responding to the ever-increasing need as the community continues on its growth trajectory for the retiree population. Cordia senior residential club is coming up on its one-year anniversary at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons. The senior living...