A glimpse of the past can prepare us to look forward to what's ahead. That is why I am focusing on reflections on life stories that have been covered with the guest's I have interviewed this year. How to build a better future by taking a glimpse of the past.
Even experienced investors like hanging out in a group. There is always something to learn. Where better than to join a mastermind group where you can hangout with likeminded people and share your knowledge. The Bottom Feeding investor group is putting some fun back into investing.
Isolation is one of the key issues that we face as we age. Women more than men will be in this predicament as women tend to outlive their male partners. Are you rattling around in that big house on your own? Are you interested in ageing with people of similar interests? Lew Bowers from PDX Commons, a senior co-housing project in Portland, Oregon, explains how this new concept works.
Have you been frustrated in your efforts to buy overseas shares? Matthew Leibowitz used his experience running a Trading Team in Chicago to set up a simple way to buy overseas shares with his new online shop called Stake. Buying overseas has never been easier or cheaper.
It is never too late to start a life plan. It can be as simple as taking a pen in hand and record your satisfaction with each area of your life now. Compare your results with a perfect wheel. Now you have a starting point you will see what you need to work on to create more balance in your life.
We are all facing longevity risk. And that is why it is imperative that we make a conscious effort to save more money while we are still working. Life expectancy has continued to increase with the females now aged 65 expected to live to 87.1 and a 65-year-old male can expect to live to 84.2 according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Retirement can be about compromise. One of the reasons for disagreement is deciding where to live in retirement. Tricia Pimental, author and the Portuguese correspondent for International Living, was convinced by her husband to move to Portugal. Listen to how it has turned out for them.
We have been the family taxi driver, the principal caregiver, the chief cook and bottle washer and regardless of our financial situation from age 60, it is our time to lead that life of our dreams. We need to be in control of our own destinies. A way to do this is to follow our passions, passions we have long subdued. Barbara Strickland reveals how she has followed her desire to express thoughts in writing and became an author and blogger.
When a major, unexpected event takes place that puts all that we value in jeopardy we are mostly not prepared. Those are perhaps the lucky ones. Some of us get no warning, no second chance. The circumstance can also force us to search for a new path. My guest today, Kathy Fettke, was lucky, the doctors were wrong about her husband's melanoma. Together they went on to found the Real Wealth Network, member-based, that provides education to create Multi-Million Dollar Real Estate portfolios.
What do you do when your life is so busy that you continually feel stressed out? Is your health suffering and you just don’t seem to be able to take the time to get better? A more peaceful life can be achieved by Retiring Overseas. Today's guest, Rachel Devlin, the Chiang Mai correspondent for International Living Australia, did just that.
Today's guest on episode 45 is Chuck Bolotin and he has a background in economics so he's used to looking at numbers and he was interested in finding a better place to live for less money and started to look for websites for information about places to retire overseas. He was unhappy with the results he was getting, so he decided to create a web site, a platform, where people could come and get credible information about living overseas before he actually went overseas himself.
Baby boomers may become the generation that could spend longer in retirement than they did working. What if you could have a "number" for your possible longevity to work towards? How better could your planning be if you knew that age you could look forward to living?
My guest today, Paul Engeman from Ainslie Bullion, believes that we should be aware of what true financial diversification means and what could happen when you have all your investing eggs in the one basket. Episode 43 on Retire Well Retire Happy podcast show is about showing a way to be truly diversified.
When you have had a few knocks in your life and get to retirement age it can be hard to start again financially. If you can't control your income then you can control your expenses by finding places to live overseas that will make your money last longer. Jeff Wilken has had to reinvent himself a few times and combined that with his wanderlust of living in different places.
Investing can be scary for some. There is a element of risk with any investments. For those that want to be able to sleep at night than bonds are in an asset class to allow you to do that. Elizabeth Moran works for FIIG, the fixed income specialists, and will help demystify the bond market for us today
Everyone wants to know the secret. We want the inside knowledge on how to achieve what they have been dreaming about say a happy retirement. Retirement is up to us and on todays show I have Kathy Kline from Rock Your Retirement podcast show to share the Lifestyle secrets that Kathy has learned. Listen as Kathy and Ann Nelson swap stories and secrets with on todays Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast.
Fear can hold us back, stopping us from trying something new. It is being hailed as the new 4th asset class. Cryptocurrency has boomed and continues to send the charts in a never ending upward movement. The number of cryptocurrencies has grown to over 800. What do you know about them?
Who said life in retirement had to be sedentary. We owe it to ourselves to keep active and keep ourselves in the best shape possible. Julia Chidgey is a health coach and promotes how easy and important for us to take a look at our health choices to get our lives back in balance. Having a health coach may just be the secret weapon you need to support you in your quest to get you feeling on top of the world again
Just imagine knowing that your financial future was taken care of and you can look forward to your retirement. The things you do today will have a bearing on your future.Today’s podcast guest on Retire Well Retire Happy, Tim Klingner, started playing the ASX (Australian Stock Exchange) share trading game while still at high school. It gave him the confidence and knowledge to start his investing journey at an early age.
Whether it is a once in a life time adventure or we are just getting to that stage in our lives when we are more cashed up and can enjoy a few more frills the over 50’s are leaning towards indulging in luxury holidays. To get the latest on where you can travel to I turned to Leanne Willmot, the Sales Development manager for Queensland with Scenic, the Australian owned luxury specialist tour and Cruise Company.
Some of us are self-directed investors that look after the investing of their own nest eggs. Whether by need or for the challenge there are many of us out there that are making good money investing in the stock market? Noel Edwards has agreed to share his investing journey with us in this latest episode of Retire Well Retire Happy podcast. Noel has become a success investor in the stock market by doing the work; he read the books, does his research and developed an investing strategy. Noel after initial trial and error has come up with a winning strategy that suits him and his lifestyle giving him ample time to enjoy his hobbies and interests.
There are a lot of people out there punting on property prices to keep going up. Not everyone that flips property makes money. Without proper research into the market and area some investors can come unstuck financially. However a property investor in it for the long term needs to have some plans in place and a strategy for the long term.
Paying for advice may seem foreign for many Australians but the value you get in return may not be measured in short term gains. In the long term good advice can pay you back 10 fold by buying in the right place and for the right price. Rich Harvey has worked in the real estate market for many years and shares his expert knowledge on all things property buying.
Today’s guest is Selina Seah, an Energy Alchemist, an author of the International Best Seller book, ‘The Invisible Power, The 9 Powerful Laws of Highly Successful People’. This is a little different from my usual interviews but it was too interesting not to share. Selina says that we are made up of more than our physical bodies. We all have an invisible energy and to truly know ourselves, we need to know more about ourselves than we are used to knowing. Her studies have taught Selina that there are more ways to accomplish things than most of us imagine. . She sincerely believes she is able to help people understand themselves from the inside thus increasing their personal power.
Ann Babiarz, an investor, a coach and author of the book, ‘Up’, shares her Investing success tips. Believe it or not it starts by creating a road map for your life. Life is a journey and when we go on a journey we need a plan. Ann explains why an investing strategy needs to be congruent with your life and values.
I love hearing about how people got out of the rut and found a way to put money aside and invest for their future. There are a lot get rich schemes out there. I prefer to see that the people that are promoting these investing strategies have rungs on the board and can prove that what they are pushing they have achieved success in personally. There is the old saying that if it seems too good to be true that perhaps it is. As my guest on today’s show, Tyler Sheff, says ‘what makes the most money usually has the most risk’.
There are other ways to invest for your future and sometimes slow and steady wins the race.