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The Retirement Café Podcast

Apr 30, 2019

I was delighted to meet Professor Dimson at the Science of Retirement Conference earlier this year as I have had his book ‘The Triumph of the Optimists’ on bookshelf for many years.

Elroy Dimson is Emeritus Professor of Finance at the London Business School. His research focuses on investing for the long term, and...

Apr 23, 2019

Age defines us. Simple. That’s how it’s always been, but it’s a belief system that George Lee is setting out to challenge.

With her organisation The Age of No Retirement, George and co-founder Jonathan aim to create a world where our age does not define us, by shattering age barriers and ageist stereotypes to...

Apr 16, 2019

After 18 years running the financial planning business he founded, Chris Budd was ready for a change of direction. Recognising he needed a new purpose and a way to exit his business, Chris stumbled across an organisation called the Employee Ownership Association. There, he found both.

The solution to Chris selling his...

Apr 9, 2019

Only 7% of the UK population currently has a Power of Attorney in place. The rest of us are running the risk of having to resort to the services of the Court of Protection, if we find ourselves lacking mental capacity and not able to make our own decisions.

Unfortunately, this happens too often. Your relative who...

Apr 2, 2019

At 73-years old, Anne is one of the most active retirees I know. She is also my mother-in-law.

Anne has experienced all manner of highs and lows since taking early retirement at age 57, something she never planned to do.

Anne’s motto is ‘live the day’. In our interview she explains how her positive outlook has...