Season Two

April 17, 2019

What Will You Do When You’re Formerly Corporate?

Join us as we discuss making the transition from corporate life to entrepreneurship with Lorette Pruden, PhD, a chemical engineer turned Business Coach and Advisor. Lorette shares insights and advice from her own transition and her work with her clients, including how to avoid common mistakes, how to leverage a virtual organization and why it takes a different mindset to win as a business owner. For more on Lorette Pruden, PhD: Lorette’s website Follow on Facebook Lorette’s book Formerly Corporate: Mindset Shifts for Success in Your Own Business   Subscribe to Our Podcast The Retirement Conversation is a free Retirement […]
April 8, 2019

You Can Learn a Lot from the Principles of FIRE

There’s a lot of chatter about the FIRE movement. Chris Mamula, who retired at 41, joins us to discuss his journey to early retirement, the upsides and challenges of FIRE, why the transition can be challenging and his advice on what it takes to retire early. Follow Chris at  Can I Retire Yet?       Chris’ article in MarketWatch: This first year of early retirement has been one of the hardest of my life   Want to Ace Your Retirement? Learning how to retire well goes well beyond your 401(k). Get wise about the non-financial side of retirement. Schedule a Free Consultation to […]
March 25, 2019

We’re All Ageing. Are You Up for a Bolder Approach?

Carl Honore’ is an award-winning journalist and author whose revolutionary first book, In Praise of Slowness, was an international bestseller and has been published in more than thirty languages. Carl joins us from London to discuss the benefits of living more slowly against the cultural pressures for speed and youth – and his new book (B)OLDER: Making the Most of Our Longer Lives. Carl’s New Book:(B)OLDER on Amazon Check out Carl Honore’s 12 Rules for Ageing Boldly Carl’s Website   Enjoying The Retirement Conversation podcast? Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts. We’d love to hear your suggestions for future topics […]
March 15, 2019

Noteworthy Series: The Exciting Potential of Intergenerational Mentoring

Welcome to the second episode of our new Noteworthy Series, where we highlight an article that we think warrants your attention and host a conversation with a relevant guest. Today’s article is The New 50s: Far From Retirement from The New York Times. Join us as we talk with Charlotte Japp, who was interviewed for the article on the innovative organization she’s founded (CIRKEL) on intergenerational mentoring. We learn more from Charlotte on what led her to create CIRKEL, how their events work and her vision for its future. You can learn more about Charlotte Japp and CIRKEL here: CIRKEL website Sign up […]
February 20, 2019

Noteworthy Series: What Will Your Retirement ‘Do-Over’ Be Like?

Welcome to the first episode of our new Noteworthy Series, where we highlight an article that we think warrants your attention. This series is in response to listener feedback. It’s a shorter piece on the article – and a conversation with a relevant guest. Today’s article is When Retirement Is a Bad Fit by Richard Eisenberg, Money & Work Editor at Next Avenue – October 17, 2018 Join us as we talk with Paul Fox, owner of Philly Socks about his retirement story and his fun Second Act as an entrepreneur. You can learn more about Paul Fox here: His store: Video […]
January 31, 2019

If You Plan on Working Longer, How Do You Best Prepare?

In this conversation, we are joined by Kerry Hannon, AARP’s Job Expert. Kerry is a national keynote speaker, best-selling author, and columnist on personal finance, career transition, and retirement. Her latest books include Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ and What’s Next? Finding Your Passion and Your Dream Job in Your Forties, Fifties and Beyond. Kerry is a contributor and columnist for The New York Times and she writes a weekly column for Kerry shares her perspective and advice on: Interesting work options that people may not consider The key challenges workers over 50 face today How to best prepare […]
January 23, 2019

What are the Upsides and Challenges of Retirement for Solo Agers?

Did you know that almost 1 out of 5 Baby Boomers are childless? In this episode, we talk with Sara Zeff Geber, Ph.D., author of Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers, which was named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the six Best Books of 2018 on Aging Well. Sara shares her insights on the unique upsides and challenges faced by Solo Agers, her perspective on the importance of flexibility and strategies for avoiding isolation and cultivating social networks in retirement. For more on Sara Zeff Geber: Sara’s Latest Book Sara’s Websites:   Talk with Us […]
January 21, 2019

What Will You Do When Work Becomes Optional?

In this conversation, we’re joined by Stan Corey, author of When Work Becomes Optional. Stan offers his perspective on building emotional wealth, why retirement is not a single phase and what non-financial traps to avoid. A recent retiree, Stan shares his personal experiences transitioning to retirement.   For More on Stan Corey: The Book:When Work Becomes Optional   Stan’s Website   Talk with Us We specialize in the non-financial aspects of retirement and helping people create meaningful next chapters and second careers. Take a small step towards the Future You today – schedule a free, no obligation consultation with Denis or […]
December 11, 2018

What Trends in Retirement Should You Be Up to Speed On?

In this edition of The Retirement Conversation episode, we talk with Catherine Collinson, CEO and President of non-profit Transamerica Institute and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies. Catherine is a retirement and market trends expert and champion for Americans who are at risk of not achieving a financially secure retirement. Catherine shares insights from their research on the key trends driving change for both older workers and employers. For more: Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies 18th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey Follow on Twitter: @TCRStudies   Noteworthy Stick around for the brief Noteworthy segment where we discuss an article we think is worth your […]