Work Life Retirement Balance

Some of the worst advice I have heard given to young people starting their career is “Find your passion and you will never work a day in life,” (or something along these lines) a great quote but not realistic. Life and indeed work is never…

When You Retire Where Do All Your Friends Go?

This question comes up at many presentations I make on Victory Lap Retirement. A strong social network is key to our happiness and longevity. Friendships enrich our lives we should always look to build our social network and build relationships…

Time To Stop Following The Retirement Herd

We are all social animals, crave interaction and generally don’t like being alone. We enjoy that feeling of togetherness and of being part of something bigger—the added comfort and safety that comes with being part of a group or a  herd.…

Side Hustle

Side Hustle seems to be the in word in the news these days, so hey let’s add it to our retirement discussion.  Last week we talked about adapting to retirement and finding a way to fulfill many of your needs when you leave your corporate…

Don’t Bite Off More Than You Can Chew

Retirement, by any name, is supposed to be a little more relaxed, less stress and lots of “me” time. Right?  As I thought about where my life was at the end of 2017 and as I looked at my ever growing to do/want to do list, I realized there…