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Your Greatest Retirement Asset Could Be Your Attitude

By Bev Bachel Just eight weeks before Maery Rose retired from her 30-year career as a business-process analyst, she went curling as part of a company teambuilding event. The result was a broken shoulder and torn rotator cuff.   While such injuries would be upsetting to anyone at any time, they were devastating to Rose, who planned to spend the first six months of retirement traveling, biking and gardening, activities that were now off limits while her body healed.   When life gives you lemons, make miso soup Retirement is a time of big changes, ones we all hope will […]
Knowing key retirement facts can help your retirement planning and retirement happiness

Retirement Facts You Need to Know

Retirement planning is more multi-dimensional than some people think. Creating a strong financial foundation is critical. But once you’ve achieved financial independence, other non-financial factors come into the picture. It becomes less about how you’re going to invest your money and more about how you plan to invest your time.   Retirement Happiness is Multi-Dimensional What will create retirement happiness for you and how will you create that? While it’s different for everyone, it will probably come from  a  number of things. Family. Wellness and fitness. An engagement in meaningful activities. Giving back. Lifelong learning. A new sense of purpose. […]

New Podcast Episodes

Tiny Habits Can Lead to Big Changes – BJ Fogg

Behavior change is hard. Studies show that up to 45% of our behavior comes from habits. So, what if we could learn how to create habits and design the new behaviors we want? In this podcast episode, our guest is BJ Fogg, the founder of Stanford University’s Behavior Design Lab, and the world’s leading expert in habit formation. His new book Tiny Habits: Small Changes That Change Everything is based on over two decades of groundbreaking research and lays out a simple – yet powerful – behavior change model and a broader master system. His Tiny Habits method helps you […]

Retirement Planning Includes Getting Good at Getting Older – Rabbi Laura Geller

Wise retirement planning transcends your 401k. The transition to retirement is one of the most significant experiences you’ll encounter in your lifetime. And it’s increasingly being recognized as a new and distinct phase of life. One that’s rich with possibilities for personal development, spiritual growth, learning and wisdom. While people retire at different ages, what we all have in common is that we are all growing older. And it turns out that aging well takes a new skill set. In this episode of our retirement podcast, our guest is Rabbi Laura Geller, Rabbi Emerita of Temple Emanuel in Beverly Hills, […]

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