Tag 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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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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Later life, self-employment and the CPP “fluster-bust”.

Over the years as I have coached or mentored clients on their entrepreneurial options, the solopreneurs who have chosen to structure themselves as a sole proprietor, very often forgot to consider that they needed to figure in to their financials & cash flow management, the allowance for payment into the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). This

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Crossing a Chasm. Longevity ain’t what it used to be.

If we truly are, as is often described, living through a longevity revolution; then how is it that the story line in this new narrative – nurtured around a changing positive outlook on aging and what it means to be successful at living longer – feels so incomplete? The truth simply is, that like most

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Designing a Longevity Society. How We Might!

Today marks the 5th anniversary of this Change Rangers weekly blog! Envision the Promise of Longevity. This tag-line I constructed was designed to provoke thought, while at the same time intended as a question. What is the promise? For many people living in different corners around the world, the promise of living a safe, healthy,

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Financing Longevity. Some New Sense & Sensibility?

Picking up on Jonathan Chevreau’s Financial Independence Hub category “Debt & Frugality”, I mused on how that seems like some new play on Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility when it comes to our current dilemma – how good are we at (what I prefer to call) ”financing longevity”? Chevreau’s FindependenceHub category “Debt & Frugality” echoes

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