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Me? retire? – but I’ve got a problem…

Baby ‘gloomers’ are reaching retirement age and many think they have a problem. Often they do, but not necessarily the problem they imagined. Baby ‘gloomers’ are the younger siblings that hang off the coattails of the Baby Boomer – they lack the brash confidence of their swinging sixties elders. For them ‘Free Love’ was replaced […]

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Transitional ownership

In the game of life the real winners are those who have the most fun with the most possible toys as they play the game. You know you’ve got it wrong if you get to the last play and discover that all your toys are still in their boxes!

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The Spending Plan

Many people spend a life-time saving and in doing so some have created considerable wealth. What they are not so good at is deciding what to do with their nest egg – these are the people who need a Spending Plan

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Colin’s Campervan

A few years ago I worked with, Colin, a friend, who was making the transition beyond his primary career.   A casualty of a down turn in the oil sector Colin found himself at home wondering how to get back on the treadmill.  We looked at his finances and I told him he had a problem, but […]

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A wooden toothbrush

A wooden toothbrush EML covered the full spectrum from the largest global issues to the trivial and apparently insignificant – it is amazing how they are connected.  Living longer (where we focus) is interrelated with a vast range of of other changes that collectively shout ‘the way we live life is changing – very fast […]

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Our biggest challenge – Cognitive Bias

  In a rapidly changing world trusting your ‘instincts’ may not always be the best option. While I normally put great store by ‘human instinct’ I am increasingly aware that it is also my biggest challenge.  When coaching clients we find a comfortable spot and spend time talking through what’s important to them.  We make […]

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