Take some of the stress out of your death

take some of the stress out of your death

Dying, passing on, passing away are not things we British like to think about, let alone talk about. My dear friend Gilly wrote a fabulous post with a great title that made me visit  ‘How to choose a coffin’ and after my shopping trip yesterday I thought I’d share with you how you can take some of the stress out of your […]

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30 great British things to do when you retire

30 great British things to do when you retire

Remember my campaign to replace the word ‘retirement’ with no longer in regular paid employment? Well here are 30 great British things to do when you retire and have the time!  British Seniors have produced an excellent resource covering a wide variety of activities across the British Isles (hence the British in the title!)    Are you feeling really active? At […]

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How to beat the heat

How to beat the heat

Scorching sunshine is not what you need on holiday!  Sounds a bit extreme especially if you are looking for a bit of sun. This post is another in the Aspects of Retirement series providing travel tips to hot climes. Don’t forget to check out that useful book from the Rough Guides folk supported by Legal and General to help with the […]

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‘Retirement is hell’ – wrong!

Retirement is hell!

‘Retirement is hell’ the headline shouted but it wasn’t quite correct! I was recently featured in an article in the Daily Mail which looked at the impact of retirement on women who had previously held high powered jobs. You can read it HERE  Whilst they printed most of what I said during the interview with the journalist, the spin they […]

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It’s the same across the world!

Retirement - can you afford it?

Pensions are not new or limited to the UK. This infographic shows the differences and similarities across the world. It is not until you are retired that you realise this was an aspect of your life that needed early planning. You do need to start saving if you want to make sure your later years, which hopefully will be many, […]

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