At any stage, doing life deliberately is important. It becomes more important when you have full control over what you’re doing. It’s important to retire with purpose—on purpose.
When couples approach retirement they’re not doing it alone. Unless they’re both marching to the same beat on this, it could be difficult making it work. Here are 5 things that could help you negotiate this.
With all the hearty winter dishes we tend to consume, the less time spent outdoors and more time snuggled up on the couch, it’s easy to see where the risk of extra winter kilos comes from. But how can you avoid it? The answer, our dear readers, is in the soup!
Being healthy for retirement means getting healthy before retirement. In this 7-part series, health researcher and exercise guru Darren Morton talks about the top 10 excuses people use to not exercise.
‘You don’t retire from living, you retire to your passion.’ That’s a message from a current retiree. I recently came across several of these messages. My favourite ended with ‘I am finally me’.
Australia’s Age Pension, with pensioner discounts, is intended to finance a basic standard of living for people who have retired because of disability or old age. The objective of the system is to provide a basic standard of living. It isn’t intended as a means of accruing wealth.
Keeping your brain active and, if overweight, losing weight, will help your brain function better. In a report on various findings, Lindsay Cook shows what some of the research is saying.
We can create our own story in retirement. It’s good to learn from others and their experience. It’s worth reading up on options. And it’s worth checking and understanding trends. But we need to live out our own story.
Having recently travelled overseas, I couldn’t fail to appreciate how small and largely insignificant Australia is in the investment world. But the key drivers of future investment returns for Australian investors are collectively classified as global themes.
There’s a trend among the middle-aged to focus on work and income at the expense of their personal wellbeing. It’s often done with the hope that they can work on wellbeing later—in retirement, perhaps.