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Fearing The “L’s” of Aging

By Susan Williams I was recently approached to share my thoughts on the fears that some baby boomers may have about aging and retirement. Personally, I prefer to look at the positive side of aging and view the gray hair and wrinkles simply as a by-product of a life well...

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Who Wants (or Needs) to Be A Millionaire?

By Susan Williams We recently shared a post on social media by CNBC entitled When a $1 Million Retirement Nest Egg Isn’t Enough. This post generated quite a response. And I can understand why. In the article, the writers shared that even though a $1M retirement nest egg was once considered...

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Disrupting Death – Could This Be the Next Industry Ripe For Change?

By Susan Williams The funeral industry in the US is estimated to be valued at $20.7B with an estimated 2.4 million funerals per year. With the population aging, is this industry now ripe for disruption?

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Booming Encore’s Encore Posts of 2017

By Susan Williams As I look back and write this final post for the year, I realize how much 2017 was truly a year of challenges and change. This past year was marked by political turmoil, protests, natural disasters and refugee and human crisis situations. We witnessed attacks on...

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New Year’s Resolutions – Should We Even Bother?

By Susan Williams There is something sort of intoxicating about the thought of starting a New Year. Whether it’s the opening of a new calendar that isn’t cluttered already with commitments or the idea that you can close the book on the past year and have a brand new...

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