Are you working on staying healthy as you age?

I don’t need to remind you about the rising costs of medical care.  You probably all have depressing tales to tell.  So what does that have to do with retirement planning?  Well, if you stand a 50% chance of living into your 90’s or even beyond, don’t you want to be...

Is retirement an eternal holiday?

Is retirement an eternal holiday? In recent weeks I have been really battling with the term ‘Retirement’.  When I think of myself as retired I do not equate it with old age.  Yet when I was fortunate the other day to have a session with a brand coach, she showed me...

Making the Most of Retirement

In my last couple of newsletters I seem to have focused on where retirement can go wrong, so I would like to tell you something positive this time.  I mentioned previously that I have been spending much of my time recently preparing my online course. My course is...

Ageism in the Workplace

Many of us in our 60’s (and I count myself as one of them) do not want to stop working at the age of 60 or 65.  Many of us could not afford to maintain our standard of living, if we were to give up the income that comes with working.  Some of us are prepared to cut...

Grey Divorce on the rise

Recently I attended an online summit called ‘Transitioning into Retirement’, that was convened by a Coach in Florida. Truly interesting talks, from the dark side of retirement, to how to start an encore career. The Americans are talking actively about the...

Is work part of your retirement plan?

This morning I was trawling Youtube for interesting material relating to retirement, to put on my facebook page. I came across this video with two financial planners talking on retirement lifestyle planning! They made light of the lifestyle aspect and when they got to...

Living to one hundred

The concept of the Blue Zones came across my path recently. I would like, in this newsletter, to share the essence of Dan Buettner’s findings, for you to think about. Buettner and his team wanted to know what it is that enables people to live to a hundred. They...