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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Retirement Industry, in the Middle of an Evolution

Watch and listen carefully to the discernible shifts in the substance and tone in discussions about economic issues in an aging society. In some cases it sounds like a doomsday soothsayer’s convention for the end of the world, as we … Continue reading

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Retirement Board Game in a Time Capsule Journey.

At the risk of being too serious over a Labour Day long weekend, I decided to lay out some ideas for future blog posts. In the process, I found my way back to my newly refiled library of articles and … Continue reading

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A 100-Year Life in a Blue Zone.

If you accept the global average life expectancy as tabled by the World Health Organization (WHO), which currently rests at 71.4 (all factors calculated), it’s hard to imagine taking any projections fourteen years out to 2030 up to age 80, … Continue reading

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Longevity & the Andragogy Strain.

Lifelong learning is certainly not a concept new to this millennium. Let me pick up the history at a mid-point in the 1990’s. This concept got an uptick through a period of massive corporate downsizings. It became part of the … Continue reading

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