70 years young

While watching the current American Presidential Election  Campaign is a fairly depressing pastime, what is interesting is that five of the current top contestants are in their 70s and not many people are saying “They’re too old.” So, if people in their 70s are deemed […]

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Being old is not an excuse

I was speaking recently to a younger friend who was expressing his frustration at his father who is in failing health. This friend’s frustration arises from the fact that he knows that his father’s main problem is lack of motivation. He is now in his […]

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Your next 25 Years

Happy New Year 2020! This year, I plan to write more about the impact that Australia’s ageing population will have and how our ideas about what retirement is, may start to change. Because most of us have grown up with the idea that retirement is […]

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Too much purpose

Regular readers of this website will probably recall that I often write about the importance of having a purpose in life after leaving paid employment. Today I’d like to share with you the danger of having too much purpose in your life. My personal story […]

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His retirement

It’s classic. He’s ready to retire – play golf, be with his mates, travel when you can get away from the office. Sounds like the perfect plan – at first. He starts sitting around the house, messing up the kitchen, not using the gym equipment […]

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