Learn about preparing for life after full-time work through posts from Don's upcoming book.
I’ve talked a lot about risk, particularly the impact of uncertainty in investment returns, all the way through. Here I’ll gather together a lot of those thoughts, give them names, and set them out in a way that gives you a framework for the sequence in which you can make risk decisions.
A summary of the posts in the last quarter.
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.
You’re not the first to embark on this stage of the journey. Learn from the experience of others.
Here are the reactions I remember, following my talk that made the case for education for Life Two.
This is how I made the case for retirement education, at a recent conference.
Here’s what you said about retirement education.
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.
What I’ve been up to, and a request
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.