Tag Archives: retirement

Retirement Season Over. Put Away the Ouija Board.

Once again, in Canada at least, not only have we now weathered the lion’s share of winter, but also the sales squalls of Retirement Season, those February ads inundating us with messages about financing our retirement nest eggs, our dream lifestyles. Can we travel, should we downsize? Can we afford the lifestyle we desire? Will

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2017. Celebrating Change Rangers 21st Year.

Part of that celebration is a revamp of the Change Rangers web site, as I also soon enter a 7th year of weekly blog writing in March 2017. General topic category titles for the blog will be changing a bit, but these will still include commentary on a range of topic areas in longevity, aging

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Victory Lap Retirement: Authors Interview, Part 2

“Work while you play, play while you work – the joy of Financial Independence at any age” So goes the sub-title to the new book, Victory Lap Retirement by Mike Drak and Jonathan Chevreau (published, October 2016). As described at the start of chapter 3, Findependence, a term originally coined by Jon Chevreau, is the

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Victory Lap Retirement: Authors Interview, Part 1

“We’re on a bit of a crusade to change the way our society thinks about retirement.” Mike Drak and Jonathan Chevreau, co-authors of Victory Lap Retirement (published, October 2016) are not the first to head out on this crusade. Apart from the material on the larger subject of aging and longevity, in my library I

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Single by Choice or Chance: Authors Interview, Part 1

Women – “You’re single, aging and thinking about the future.” So begins the new book, by Jill O’Donnell & Jackie Porter – Single by Choice or Chance (The smart woman’s guide to living longer, better), which I first commented on right after its release in my August 2nd blog post. As I said then, the

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Retirement Industry Evolution. Postscript to Sept.27

In last week’s post Retirement Industry, in the Middle of an Evolution, I referenced a 2003 Statistics Canada Symposium in Ottawa in which I participated as a panelist in a discussion on later life career decisions and the 50 plus worker’s participation in an aging workforce. A couple of follow up comments are in order,

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