Monthly Archives: July 2014

Summer Shorts 14 – Longevity 1914. A Fateful Year.

One hundred years ago. A fateful year. It all began in the middle of that summer. Off to war, the average life expectancy of a young officer fighting in the trenches was six weeks. My grandfather was 17 that summer … Continue reading

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Summer Shorts 13 – 120 Seconds to Impress Grandmothers.

Age friendly marketing had a big win in Montreal two weeks ago at the International Startup Festival when two Grandmothers judged business concepts from up and coming entrepreneurs. Presenters only had 120 seconds to impress these grandmothers and if you … Continue reading

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Summer Shorts 12 – Aging & Longevity, Severe Weather Reports?

Are you sure it’s not severe weather reports you’re hearing when talk about aging and longevity comes your way? “Age Wave to Hit America: a Silver Tsunami.” OR “Population Growth Heats Up in Florida!” Similarly, reports could sound like the … Continue reading

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Summer Shorts 11 – Self-employed & the Final Frontier?

Picture this. You begin to tip out the various particles of your well-constructed life’s savings plan into a financial funnel. Everything pours through the narrow end, to this final frontier – RETIREMENT. It looks like a slow drip into a … Continue reading

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Summer Shorts 10 – Longevity Investment Innovations

Welcome to the third season of Summer Shorts 2014, some quick musings for the salad days of summer. Last week at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC, there was a 3-day conference titled, Investment Innovations & the Global Future of Retirement. … Continue reading

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