April 23, 2018

Preparing Well for the Soft Side of Retirement

Today on the podcast, we welcome The Retirement Manifesto! Fritz Gilbert is a corporate commodity trader, aspiring philosopher and lifelong financial hobbyist who is on the cusp of early retirement at 55. Fritz and his wife recently sold their primary home and moved into a cabin in the North Georgia mountains as part of their downsizing strategy for retirement. Fritz created his blog, The Retirement Manifesto , a canvas for helping people achieve a great retirement, to share their lessons learned during their journey. The Retirement Manifesto focuses on practical Financial Independence and Retirement Planning issues for folks within ten years […]
April 16, 2018

Who’s Your Retirement Role Model?

In this episode, Joe and Denis talk with Dr. Thelma Reese, the coauthor of two books with the late Barbara Fleisher – The New Senior Woman: Reinventing the Years Beyond Mid – Life and The New Senior Man: Exploring New Horizons, New Opportunities, which published in 2017. Topics discussed include: What’s different about retirement today? What’s different in retirement for women and men? Where did all the role models go? What does it take to Man Up in retirement? Stick around for the Noteworthy segment where Joe and Denis discuss a recent article worth reading – this time it’s about […]
March 12, 2018

What Can Millennials & Baby Boomers Learn From Each Other About Retirement

In this episode, The Retirement Wise Guys talk with Leadership and Retirement Coach Jim Frawley, who coaches both Millennials and Baby Boomers. While Baby Boomers often talk about reinventing retirement, the Millennials are now ripping up that script. They discuss how Millennials think differently about retirement and what Baby Boomers can learn from them (and vice versa) . Jim describes how the ‘No Rules’ world that Millennials operate in is empowering – and also challenging -when it comes to retirement.