Life After Full-time Work Blog

Learn about preparing for life after full-time work through posts from Don's upcoming book.

#65 Happy Holidays, And All The Best For 2019!

A summary of the posts in the last quarter.

#64 Ever Thought About A Retirement Dry Run?

Here’s the story of a couple who actually did a “dry run” to test how their retirement might work. In this post we’ll explore the why and the how with them.

#63 Move Beyond The Workplace, Explore Life’s Journey

You’re not the first to embark on this stage of the journey. Learn from the experience of others.

#62 Conversations At DC West 2018 About Education For Life Two

Here are the reactions I remember, following my talk that made the case for education for Life Two.

#61 Readiness for Life After Full-Time Work

This is how I made the case for retirement education, at a recent conference.

#60 Your Responses To My Question

Here’s what you said about retirement education.

#59 Transitioning Away From Full-Time Work

When we retire, we know what we’re leaving. But we don’t often know what we’re going to. In this post we’ll see why it’s unhealthy to contemplate a blank future, and why it’s important to recognize that we’ll probably transition gradually, not jump instantly, into a new lifestyle.

#58 A Personal Update And A Question For You

What I’ve been up to, and a request

#57 Reinventing Yourself In A New Land

Mostly we don’t think about life after work until it gets really near. Then there’s little time to adjust, and we might find the transition scary. But you can learn from the ideas I’ve grabbed here from others — and you may actually have done something similar before.

#56 Interviews About Retirement

Two sets of interviews as a gentle introduction to thinking about retirement.