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 in the fateful year. He beat the odds (injured and gassed in battle) and lived
Monthly Archives: July 2014
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 listen to their interview with CBC Day Break, there is no mistake that fluff wasn’t
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 outbreak of war: “Fight Signs of Aging!”, or civil unrest: “The Japanese Way, Country Wrestles
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 sinkhole and according to current views, not enough people have a grip on that funnel.
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. If P&I, the producer of this event were truly innovative, they would replace retirement with