What to Do in Retirement?

You’ve worked hard and planned for this day — retirement. Now what? What can you do in retirement? There are plenty of retirement activities and hobbies to try, but where should you start? Here are a few great ways to stay healthy and make sure you’re never bored.

Learn something new and start a new hobby

Just because you’re no longer in the workforce doesn’t mean you don’t want to learn new things. Retirement provides the time to explore the things you may not have had time for but definitely felt passionate about. Sign up for in-person classes or take online courses. Keeping engaged helps you to stay sharp mentally and physically.

8 ideas to learn new skills

  1. Learn a new language
  2. Take a dance class or tai chi course
  3. Sign up for a pottery class
  4. Join a book club
  5. Try out a cooking course
  6. Try a new musical instrument
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What are the Different Types of Life Insurance?


If you’re considering purchasing life insurance, it’s crucial to understand the different types of life insurance policies available. While term life insurance is pretty simple to understand, permanent life insurance comes in many forms, with investment options that increase their complexity.

Here’s what you need to know about the different types of life insurance before selecting a policy — especially now.

Term life insurance

With term life insurance, consumers select a policy for a specified amount of time, often 10, 15, 20 or 30 years. The insurance premium (the amount you pay each month) stays the same each year of that term. As long as the premium is paid, the insurance company will pay out the coverage amount (a lump sum of money called a “death benefit”), should the policyowner pass away before the term expires.

The pros of term life insurance

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What to Know When Buying Life Insurance During the Pandemic


Many things in life have changed due to the pandemic — including some aspects of getting life insurance. Some of these changes are designed to help make it safer and more convenient to get the coverage you need during this unprecedented time, while others address the illness itself.

Learn more about the impact COVID-19 is having on the process of protecting your loved ones.

Changes to medical exam requirements

Nationwide® is taking extra steps to ensure that we can continue to provide the competitively priced coverage you need to protect your loved ones during this time of social distancing by:

  • Waiving medical exams whenever possible
  • Using medical records or annual exam results from the past 24 months when exams are needed
  • Offering digital signatures (via DocuSign) on applications so there’s no need to mail or fax anything
  • Rapidly implementing other solutions that will provide
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How to Advertise Commercial Real Estate

Commercial property is an investment. Owners often lease out space within their commercial properties to tenants to generate income. When you’re renting out your commercial space there are important factors to consider, especially in your advertising, when it comes to attracting tenants who are a good fit. Learn how to advertise your commercial property for lease with these tips.

What type of tenant are you seeking?

As you’re planning your advertisements, consider your target audience. What type of tenants you’d like to have in the building or who’ll best be able to utilize the type of space it is. You want to put the ad in front of the market that’ll match well with your space to increase the chances of finding long-term tenants.

Ways to advertise your commercial property

1. Paid online advertising

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Working to End Racism

In the weeks since the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Nationwide has been actively engaging associates and community partners to address the critical need for change.

Nationwide CEO Kirt Walker issued a statement on June 1, condemning any form of racism and re-affirming the company’s commitment to use its influence for change.

“Our company has prided itself in building a culture based on diversity and inclusion,” Walker said in that statement.

“While I admit I’ll never fully understand what it is like to be a person of color, I know right from wrong. And I know that if any part of my team is impacted, it impacts us all. At its heart, that’s what our “On Your Side” slogan means. It means holding one another accountable when we see injustice. And it means listening to one another–not just to hear or be heard, but to … Read more