Are you eagerly looking forward to retirement, dreaming of carefree days and relaxation? While retirement is often seen as a well-deserved break from work, Ross Andel discusses the potential negative effects of retirement on brain function and ageing in the TEDx talk titled “Is retirement bad for your brain?”
The recent failure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has sparked discussions about the importance of diversifying our retirement portfolios. SVB had been a key player in providing finance and services to technology startups for many years but its collapse due to heavy investment in treasury bonds has highlighted the risks of not diversifying investments.
Brendan Murray delves into the issue of losing one’s sense of identity upon retirement. Murray shares his personal experience of feeling lost after retiring, as his career and work had previously defined his identity.
What do you think of when you think of “retirement”? Is it about slowing down, stepping aside, withdrawing into an extended period of leisure? Dean Waggenspack argues that retirement should be viewed as a time of renewal and reinvention instead.
Navigating your retirement can be tricky. What does retirement mean, and how do you continue to live vibrantly during it?
Dr Riley Moynes, an author and retired educator, identified these 4 phases of retirement: Vacation, Loss, Trial and Error. Which phase are you in now?