Should You Consider Coaching?

Teaching and consulting are great options for careers as you gain more life experience. Think you don’t have what it takes? Read on to get my thoughts on the matter. “Do as I say, not as I do.” That was pretty much a parenting maxim when I was growing up. It probably still is, because…

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Start at Zero

So there you are, staring down the face of retirement, knowing full well that you aren’t ready. You don’t have enough money saved up, and there just isn’t enough time left to get any. You remember all those retirement planning sessions you went to at work where it was explained to you that if you…

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Forced Labor

Being forced to work during retirement can be a depressing thing if your retirement dream consisted of laying on the beach eating bon bons (whatever those are) during your sunset years. But by taking an actual accounting of your retirement prospects and looking at your options, you can change your internal conversation. The first thing…

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Live Forever

I have said for years, mostly in jest, that my plan is to live to be four hundred. That way I can live to see the fruition of so many of the dreams that I grew up reading about. I remember especially wanting to see humanity colonize the asteroid belt (I can’t tell you why.)…

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It’s Magic… Right?

One of the things that really trip us up when it comes to retirement is magical thinking. That is, the thought that if we just keep on with our lives, being good people and doing the best we can, that “our time will come.” Certainly there are things that we should be doing when we…

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