retirement planning

Questions I asked myself when planning for retirement

Questions I asked myself when planning for retirement

The post Questions to ask yourself when planning for retirement by Scott Wallace on Retire Happy made me think about whether my husband and I have covered all the bases in our preparation for the next chapter of our lives. These thoughts are particularly relevant this week because both of our 65th birthdays are imminent and Joel’s official retirement date is at the end of this week. So I thought I... »

Planning your time: The other retirement imperative

Planning your time: The other retirement imperative

This week I did three very interesting interviews for a story on “life after retirement,” and the discussion I had with each of these people really resonated with me. When I asked Mark Singer, a Certified Financial Planner in Lynn, Massachusetts and co-author of “The Six Secrets of a Happy Retirement” if he agreed that the one advantage of retirement is that we have the freedom to make choices abo... »

Media scan: Week of March 9th

Media scan: Week of March 9th

I enjoyed our two week break from winter weather and from writing but now it’s back to spring weather (for as long as it lasts) and back to business. This week I wrote A Tale of Two Retirees and Cutting of WSIB payments at age 65 not a Charter violation for RetirementRedux. Author Gail Bowen: A Saskatchewan Success Story appeared on savewithspp.com and Employee benefits: Taxable or not? was posted... »