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Planning Your Transition To Retirement - By Susan Williams Some time back, Dr. Martin Hyde from Swansea University joined us to share some research on some of the challenges that people may have as they transition into retirement. I was delighted to have him join us again to discuss some possible options on how to improve our planning and approach to […]
What Will You Do With Your Dash Years? - By Mike Drak “I read of a man who stood to speak At the funeral of a friend He referred to the dates on the tombstone From the beginning…to the end He noted that first came the date of birth And spoke the following date with tears, But he said what mattered most of all […]
Baby Boomers And The Gig Economy – Why It Works - By Susan Williams The gig economy is big and growing. It’s projected to have double digit growth over the next five years. And we’re not talking small numbers. The customer revenue generated through this sourcing channel is anticipated to expand from $204B in 2018 to $455B by 2023. That’s no tiny growth curve. What is […]
Early Retirement Traps You’re Not Planning For Yet - By Joe Casey Early retirement is a big achievement that’s years in the making. It takes vision, planning, discipline, and sacrifice to reach the point where work becomes a choice and not a financial necessity. But there are some early retirement traps you may not be planning for yet – and they could create challenges […]
The Difference Between Aging In Place and Getting Stuck In Place - By Susan Williams Most of us want to age in place. Just in case you don’t happen to be familiar with what this term means, here is how the US Centers For Disease Control And Prevention defines it; “the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, […]
The Power Of Nostalgia - By Susan Williams What is it about thinking about things from our past that makes us feel good? Why do we like to be nostalgic and reminisce about the “good ol’ days”? In the following TED-Ed video, they shared that nostalgia’s origins began from something totally different then as it’s defined today. The idea of […]