Black Lab

How to Prepare for Retirement in 2018

As we approach 2018, those who would like to retire in the next year have several things they can start doing to make that transition with ease. Eva is doing all the right things to help her retirement go smoothly when she decides to retire. She says “I am still… Read More ›

You’re Getting Older AND You’re Still Relevant

The picture below is of my Dad—a paid Actor at 73 years of age—doing his thing at Fort Steele. My Dad has always been performing in one way or the other – singing, playing music, telling jokes, and reciting historical passages or Shakespearean soliloquies – whether or not he had… Read More ›

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Among Life’s Biggest Decisions

Late in your career, typically during your 50s and 60s, your thoughts and actions turn to retirement—leaving the 9 to 5 workforce—either of your own choosing or other circumstances. Some share their thoughts, feelings, and plans with others. Many keep these personal questions to themselves, uncertain where to go or… Read More ›

Jeff and Mickie

Find a Compelling Intention to Sustain Your Retirement Life

A client of ours, “Steve,” and his wife retired to Sun City, AZ believing this was for them. “We know two couples who moved here and so we visited a lot and, even, spent a few weekends at their places. It seemed like we too should move here. But we… Read More ›

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Learning to Soar

I am reminded today of Richard Bach’s epic work Johnathan Livingston Seagull in which a non-conforming seagull finds happiness, peace and a way to help others by sticking to his commitment to reject conformity and challenge himself to learn the most he can about flight. I think retirement has become a… Read More ›

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Working and Super Aging – 4 Strategies for Retirement Coaches

As Retirement Coaches, we understand the importance of a whole life approach to success and fulfillment after retirement, and we help our clients to examine their level of preparedness and take actions to create the optimal planning for them. For the 51% or more of people who think about working… Read More ›

Heather Erhard

Retirement Success

“The whole notion of retirement has been radically changed. Formerly we thought of retirement as the beginning of the end; today we simply think of retirement as a new beginning. The retirement transition is actually the beginning of a new career/life stage called RENEWAL.” Richard P. Johnson, Ph.D., author of… Read More ›

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Do you have a direction for your life after retirement? Do you know where you are going then?

Having a vision for your life is a beautiful thing. It makes your dreams feel more concrete and obtainable. It gives you focus, direction and a barometer upon which to make life decisions. With a vision, you live with intention and purpose because you know where you are going. Without… Read More ›

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The Perils and Promises of Retirement

There is an emerging trend in retirement today that not only avoids the all-too-common decline in relevance and quality of life that so many experience, but offers instead the opportunity to continually grow and thrive throughout this unique phase of life. Traditional views of retirement presume a progressive decline in… Read More ›

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Powerful Questions for Moving Forward with Your Life

With the recent announcement of mergers, layoffs and business closings, many people are faced with the challenge of finding new employment or employment in retirement. For those who have worked for years at a job that does not support their values or ideals this is an opportunity to make a… Read More ›