Helping you prepare for life after full-time work

Learn how to plan and think about life after full-time work (so-called retirement), particularly the psychological and financial aspects.

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Preparing for retirement is a complex process–it can be hard to even know where to start.

This project is about giving you a framework for confidently making your own decisions about retirement, and you'll gain a new perspective on what life after full-time work can look like.

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About Don Ezra

Don has an extensive background in investing and consulting, and is also an accomplished author. His current writing project is focused on helping people prepare for a happy, financially secure life after they finish full-time work.

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The Life After Full-time Work Blog

Giving you confidence in making retirement decisions

#38 Unbundle The Fees

What do we pay for the privilege of asking someone else to manage our investments? This post lists many forms of payment.

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#37 Active Or Passive: Three Separate Issues

One of the most heated (and therefore potentially confusing) topics in investing is whether to be active (try to choose winners) or passive (just “go with the flow”). In this post we’ll see that one reason for the confusion is that “active versus passive” really encompasses many different questions.

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#36 Historical Investment Return Patterns

How have different kinds of investments performed in the past? Let’s take a look, because history, even though it doesn’t predict the future, is still a good basis for adding to our understanding of investments.

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#35 Is Your Home Part Of Your Portfolio For Life After Work?

Wouldn’t it be great if we had enough money to create a lifetime income stream, and could live forever in the home we own? Sure! But all too often we need to use our home to help generate that income stream. This post explains four ways to do so.

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