Nurturing Curiosity in Retirement

Last week, when my six-year-old granddaughter was visiting for her weekly ‘date’ with me, she posed questions about why leaves on trees change colour in autumn, fall off, and re-generate in spring. She asked, “Wouldn’t it be easier for the tree to keep its leaves all the time”?  We were admiring the yellow, red and […]

Biological Health Brings Retirement Wealth

A few days ago I attended another seminar about finances in retirement.  The presenter challenged everyone to bulletproof their finances with the usual tools including up-to-date wills, estate plans, powers of attorney, and tax strategies.  The presenter caught my attention with a discussion of health as a key aspect of wealth in retirement. The presenter […]

Why September is My Favourite Month of the Year

September is my favourite month of the year. An eon ago, when I went to school, September meant new shoes, new clothes and new school supplies.  At university, September meant a return to studying as well as meeting new people and enjoying new experiences. In my career, September always brought a surge of energy — […]