Podcast: The problems and joys of the ‘sandwich generation’

Sometimes those preparing for or in retirement become sandwiched by having to care for elderly parents and at the same time have adult children who are still living at home. Anne Graham, CEO and senior financial planner at Story Wealth Management, says it isn’t all bad news. But it can be complicated.

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PODCAST: THE CHALLENGE OF RETIREMENT TRANSITIONING AS A COUPLE

Transitioning into retirement isn’t always easy and for couples it can be even harder. Couples counsellor Paul Bogacs talks about how couples can best work through the issues they may face. As you’ll discover, working together can make a big difference.

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Podcast: Research calls for a whole-of-life approach to retirement

The research says that the best retirements come from a holistic approach to life and retirement. That’s according to Joanne Earl, an associate professor and retirement researcher at Macquarie University. She suggests a ‘six-bucket’ approach that involves an emphasis on all the following: Health; Wealth; Social; Cognitive; Emotional; Motivational. Bruce Manners is the author of Retirement […]

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Podcast: the advantages of a portfolio life for retirement

One of the best ways to approach retirement is to create a portfolio life. That’s Peter Black’s advice at a time when, he says, there is no longer a real model for retirement. Peter is a business and executive coach and also an accredited retirement coach. There’s so much more in this conversation.

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Podcast: A retirement coach’s thoughts on retirement

Peter Black is a business and executive coach and also an accredited retirement coach. He talks about the challenges brought on by retirement and of what is often an ‘emotional roller coaster’ going from a structured work life to, essentially, a blank canvas.

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Podcast: Learning from others about retirement

Jill Weeks, the co-author of Retire Bizzi shares the stories of people she’s met and what they’re doing in retirement. Long involved in the retirement industry, she’s researched and understands what’s involved in this decision. She has also written 21 Ways to Retire and co-authored Where to Retire in Australia and is a regular contributor to ABC radio.

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Podcast: Working out where to live in retirement

Jill Weeks, the co-author of Where to Retire in Australia talks about how to work out where to retire. Long involved in the retirement industry, she’s researched and understands what’s involved in this decision. She has also written 21 Ways to Retire, co-authored Retire Bizzi and is a regular contributor to ABC radio.

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Podcast: Thoughts about the future of retirement in Australia

Owen Weeks, a well-respected veteran of the retirement industry, prognosticates about the future of retirement. He’s been in the industry since the mid 1970s and has some interesting thoughts about the future. Check out the podcast.

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Podcast: Changes in Australia’s retirement over the past 40 years

Here’s your chance to eavesdrop on a conversation with Owen Weeks, a well-respected veteran of the retirement industry talking about how retirement has changed over the years. He’s been in the industry since the mid 1970s. Check out the podcast.

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Podcast: How Alan turned his hobby into a retirement business

When he was 60, Alan Funk retired and turned his hobby into a small business. Twenty years later and he’s still making and selling White Swallow banjos. His story could help you think about what you could do in retirement.

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