Category Archives: “financing longevity”

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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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 2

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). Rather than a traditional book review, here in the 2nd of two parts, I present views of the authors as

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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 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 reports related to a multitude of topics under the theme of aging and longevity. This

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