The Retirement Conversation

The Retirement Conversation

Latest Episodes

Do Your Retirement Strategies Account for 6 Stages & Community? – Ted Carr
October 14, 2019

In this edition of our retirement podcast our guest is Ted Carr, a thoughtful and interesting blogger and podcaster on early retirement who we enjoy following. People often think of retirement as a single phase of life,

Is Working Into Retirement Good for Your Brain? – Dawn Carr
October 06, 2019

We all want to stay sharp. Cognitive functioning is a key part of healthy aging. But is working longer helpful or harmful to your brain health? Well, it depends. In this episode of our retirement podcast, Dawn Carr of Florida State University discusses...

What Can We Learn from Blue Zones? – Richard Eisenberg
August 14, 2019

Richard Eisenberg, the Managing Editor of PBS’ joins our retirement podcast . to share his insights. Next Avenue is the PBS site for people 50+, where he is also the editor of the Money and Work & Purpose channels. - Previously,

Your Retirement Won’t Come with a Road Map – Carol Hymowitz
July 26, 2019

As an author and journalist, Carol Hymowitz has a unique perspective on the world of work, longevity and how some savvy employers are wising up and leveraging older workers. Recently a visiting scholar at Stanford’s Center on Longevity,

Will Your Second Act Career Be In The Gig Economy? – Diane Mulcahy
July 18, 2019

Whether it's to gain greater flexibility, to find a way to generate extra income in retirement or to create a second act career as a consultant, the gig economy offers both opportunities and challenges. In fact,

How Life Hacks Can Help Make Your Retirement the Best Time of Your Life – Sam Horn
June 27, 2019

Do you know anyone who's enjoying semi-retirement? It's an option worth considering. - In this episode we talk with Author, Keynote Speaker and Communications Strategist Sam Horn, about her new book Someday Is Not a Day in the Week: 10 Hacks to Make t...

What’s Next for You? – Jeff Tidwell
June 20, 2019

Thinking about a mid-life career shift? - In this episode, we catch up with Jeff Tidwell, who is the CEO and Co-Founder of Next For Me, a resource that “connects and inspires our generation to evolve our post-50 lives through new work, a new purpose,

Are You Ready to Follow Your Own Path in Retirement? – Bob Lowry
May 28, 2019

In this episode, we catch up with retiree, author, and blogger Bob Lowry, who has been blogging about having a productive and fulfilling retirement at Satisfying for the past 9 years. How to Retire to a Satisfying Retirement

If You Love Your Work, What Challenges Will You Face in Retirement? – Michelle Pannor Silver
May 16, 2019

How do you prepare for retirement when you love what you do? It's especially hard when your work has become who you are. - In this episode we talk with Michelle Pannor Silver, of The University of Toronto,

Listen to Your Inner Voice. It Could be Your Wake-Up Call – Richard Losciale
May 01, 2019

Welcome to the third episode of our Noteworthy Series, where we highlight an article that we think warrants your attention and host a conversation with a relevant guest. - Today’s article is The Power of Wakeup Calls by Gregg Levoy (Psychology Today –...