The results of my recent survey on Midlife and Positive Ageing are in and I’m so happy to report that from the results we are all looking forward to this new phase of life. I want to thank you all for completing the survey with such detailed and thoughtful answers. I am excited to have some ideas from the results… Read more »
Planning your retirement should cover all areas of your life. We tend to think about our financial independence and how much we will need for a comfortable retirement. However, little thought is put into our relationship with our partner and how it may be affected by retirement. We are generally healthier and living longer. Retirement, especially if you have retired… Read more »
I’ve written about being Mentally Fit and Physically Fit in Retirement but will your Retirement be Financially Fit? You need to start planning now and not wait until you have retired – then it will be too late! Most of us don’t really thing about our future financial situation in retirement. We work to pay off the mortgage, educate the… Read more »
It is never too late to start some for of exercise and improve your health and fitness levels. After you hit 50 it is even more important to build a fitness base and make sure you are fit, active and healthy so you can enjoy your future retirement years. We are all living longer and I know I want to enjoy those… Read more »
It is a fact of life that we are living longer. The number of posts to facebook showing people in their 80s, 90s and even over 100 being active and enjoying life to the fullest has increased. We see older people running marathons, achieving university degrees and looking years younger than their actual age. What is their secret?
An important part of Planning Your Retirement is looking at options of where you want to live. We need to ask ourselves the question ‘What Is My Next Move Approaching Retirement Living? Sometimes we want to downsize to an apartment, stay in our own home or look at other alternatives. A friend of mine, Christine Hallet, has written this post based on… Read more »
Are you like me and walk into a room and forget what you went in for? Do you forget what you are talking about mid sentence? Can’t remember names? Most of us experience this and usually it is just because we are stressed or over worked. Our minds get tired and why wouldn’t they when they have so much information… Read more »
In Australia, the Government is looking at raising the retirement age to 70, however for our generation some are looking towards early retirement. Early retirement sounds great! No working, you can do as you please, you are free to do all that you have wanted to do but haven’t had the time. Sounds good – doesn’t it? However, early retirement… Read more »