Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

By Ann E Nelson

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An Australian look at Reinventing Yourself for Retirement and getting yourself Retirement Ready.

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Episode #127: Why Health Is The Most Important Part Of Your Life

If you want to live a long life then you need to know health is the most important part of your life. Kamely Singh, director of Body By Soul in Sydney, Australia, is a holestic body coach and explains how healthy habits increase your happiness in your retired life. Listen to practical tips on healthy habits to establish get great gut health and improve our digestion. After all we are what we eat. 


May 23, 2019
Episode #126: How A Healthy Lifestyle Can Overcome Chronic Illness

I am learning how a healthy lifestyle can overcome chronic illness. I don't have the answers but the path to finding a solution is recognizing there is a problem. Overcoming poor eating habits is one of the reasons why health and wellness will secure  a happy retirement for me.

May 16, 2019
Episode #125: How To Create Your Ideal Life - One Step at a Time

Barabara Snow, Author and Sharmanic Practioner, shares how to create your ideal life - one step at a time. How living abroad improved my creative life and other stories will be recounted in this powerful episode. Moving to Cuenca, Ecuador became the magical spot for Barbara's spirtual energy to enrich her creative energy.

May 09, 2019
Episode #124: How To Gain Confidence In Speaking

Would you like to know how to gain confidence in Speaking? Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders. Members get equipped to speak with confidence in work and life situations.


May 02, 2019
Episode #123: The Obstacles To Retirement And How To Overcome Them

Tom Harrison, author and retiree, talks about the obstacles to retirement and how to overcome them. Some unprepared retirees get to a low point when fear and desperation can turn into a great motivator. Tom outlines his findings and key points to show you how to have a successful retirement by utilizing your time wisely.

Apr 25, 2019
Episode #122: How To Make A Successful Tree Change In Retirement

Eva Erhardt, horticulturalist and permaculture design expert, shares how to make a successful  tree change in retirement. Learn some top tips to change your life for the better and make that transition to the country smoother.

Apr 18, 2019
Episode #121: Creative Ways To Make Money In Retirement

Mary Wingo, now citizen of Eucador, discusses creative ways to make money in retirement. There are many benefits when you find ways to support an expat life with a low cost business. As a serial entrepreneur Mary steps us through her experience as the owner of successful businesses abroad. 

Apr 11, 2019
Episode #120: Cashflow Is King If You Want To Enjoy A Happy Life

It is true now as it has been for years that cashflow is king if you want to enjoy a happy life in retirement. Jason Parker, the best-selling author of Sound Retirement Planning and host of Sound Retirement Radio, has the tools and advice to make that money last. 

Apr 04, 2019
Episode #119: This Is How Your Brain Impacts Your Money Decisions

Learning this is how your brain impacts your money decisions will save you making costly mistakes. Dr Daniel Crosby, pyschologist, behavioral finance expert and author reveals the Psychology of Money- 4 common behavioural errors. 

Mar 28, 2019
Episode #118: Intentional And Creative Living With Life Your Way

Naomi Colb, a coach, transformational trainer and ageless being, preaches intentional and creative living with life your way is possible for those that seek it out. This US expat was dissolusioned with how older folks were being treated at home. Naomi has lived in South America for over 5 years and can answer the question 'what is community and why is it important?'

Mar 21, 2019
Episode #117: What Happens When The Body Is Stressed?

What Happens When The Body Is Stressed? Some people don't even know they are stressed. However when you are unwell then having a blood test and taking a look at your diet my reveal some clues. Marvin Plott,  nutritionalist and coach is providing clients with nutritional services to handle stress better. Marvin is extolling the virtues of how to discover the hidden benefits of donating blood to get a complete detox as well as adopting a different eating regime to cope when the body is stressed.

Mar 14, 2019
Episode #116: Baby Boomers Are Rethinging The Best Places To Retire

There are many lifestyle options out there and baby boomers are retinking the best places to retire. Half of retirees choose to relocate and are learning how retirement downsizing can create exciting opportunities. Retirees are being very creative about where they will live. If you want nutritious meals, activities and houskeeping included then new favourites are living on a cruise ship and in a hotel. 

Mar 12, 2019
Episode #115: Humour And Aging And How It Transforms You

Gail Forrest looks at humour and aging and how it transforms you. Wouldn't you all like to know how to keep your wits about you in old age? Having the best attitude to life wil help keep you young according to Gail.

Feb 28, 2019
Episode #114:How To Redefine Your Exciting Ideal Retirement

When life throws out challenges you will to need to know how to redefine your exciting ideal retirement. Will age bias in the work force destroy your retirement plans? There is hope according to David and Dana Hagstrom who have worked through these challenges. David and Dana now help others to find solutions to bridge the income gap to a exciting ideal retirment.

Feb 21, 2019
Episode #113: How To Spice Up Your Retirement With Adventure

Your host, Ann E Nelson, has a look at how to spice up your retirement with adventure. Baby boomers are the single biggest generation ever. They are getting up to stuff. They are not retiring they are refiring. Once we get past 50 our outlook on life changes. We are looking down the barrel of a much longer retirement on average then the generations before us. So how are baby boomers filling their time?

Feb 14, 2019
Episode #112: Why Smart Women Love To Invest Money For Financial Security

Alice Finn, from Powerhouse Assets, explains why smart women love to invest money for financial security. Money is not a goal in itself but a means to give you opportunity and choices says Finn. Drawing on more than 20 years of experience as a successful wealth management advisor, Finn shares proven strategies for women at all stages. Learn her five life-changing investing rules in her book, Smart Women Love Money. 

Feb 07, 2019
Episode #111: Learn How To Have Success With A Mindset Of The Millionaire Choice

Tony Bradshaw wants us to learn how to have success with a mindset of the Millionaire choice. By choosing to be a millionaire you will be pointing in the right direction. Together with great money management will ensure success for Retirement. 

Jan 31, 2019
Episode #110: How To Make Guaranteed Profits With Arbitrage Opportunity

How to make guaranteed profits with arbitrage opportunity is growing. There is now more and more self help information available on the web to assist you in finding arbitrage opportunity. If you want to know how to increase your success rate making money online then take a look at this space. Thanks to the internet, online retail platforms, social media, block chain technology and artificial intelligence there are many ways you can learn how to make guaranteed profits with arbitrage opportunity. 

Jan 24, 2019
Episode #109: Beware Of Scams With Tips For Baby Boomers On Social Media

Prize winning writer, blogger and author, Kristin Johnson is on a campaign to make us beware of scams with tips for baby boomers on social media. Baby boomers make up 20 percent of the world's population and social media platforms are connecting us right across the world. Kristin is on a campaign for us to learn how to use social media responsibly.

Jan 17, 2019
Episode #108: Why You Need To Be Fit And Healthy To Indulge Your Travel Passion

Larry and Rita Borden explain the advantages of planning your holidays in retirement. As mature travellers they are now sharing why you need to be fit and healthy to indulge your travel passion into your 80's. Enjoy some great travel tips including finding a great airfare.

Jan 10, 2019
Episode #107: Expert Reveals The Secrets To A Winning Investing Formula

Expert reveals the secrets to a winning investing formula. Investing opportunities are everywhere you just have to be open to them reveals investing guru of over 30 years experience and author, Graham Bibby. Sometimes you win in the investing game and sometimes you learn. Having the correct mindset is paramount to give yourself the chance to recognize great investing opportunities. 

Jan 03, 2019
Episode #106: Get Your Investing Plans In Place For The New Year

Now is the time to get your investing plans in place for the New Year. Plans need to be revisited for a variety of reasons. Many things can change on our bucket list, our health, our family situation and investing returns. Too see how we are tracking we need to do an audit of our progress. Time to reflect and take a look back to assess your investing progress. Join Ann as she does a reflection on the investing guests on the Retire Well Retire Happy podcast for 2018.

Dec 27, 2018
Episode #105: Tips For The Holidays From A Keto Diet Expert

Enjoy some tips for the holidays from a keto diet expert. Dan Perryman, from the Keto Leader facebook group, has been low carb for 10 years. The health benefits of going low carb are revealed. Dan believes this is not just a diet but a way of life for a healthy retirement. 

Dec 20, 2018
Episode #104: It Helps To Have Humour For A Successful Retirement

Becky Kueker, International Speaker and Author, reveals why it helps to have humour for a successful retirement. Becky shares how to find Purpose after a career in Retirement. According to Becky it is important to put yourself first after the life time of looking after everyone else. 

Dec 13, 2018
Episode #103: How To Become Unstoppable With Your Own Business


Kelly Roach is a coach that has experience in the trenches helping businesses grow. Kelly wants to share how to become unstoppable with your own business. Protecting your future is why you need to start a side hustle for retirement. This is one strategy to learn to protect your retirment. 

Dec 06, 2018
Episode #102: How To Manage Risk With A Rules-Based Investing Strategy

Jim Fortier, a highly experienced Financial Advisor, Founder & Managing Director of Portfolio Cafe, believes we need to know how to manage risk with a rules-based investing strategy. This alone will save us from making costly investing mistakes. Tim shares why rules based trading strategies can save you money. Times have changed and the old ways of investing will not necessarily work in modern days. By putting a higher priority on managing risk will help protect our retirement savings for the long term. 

Nov 29, 2018
Episode #101: How to Avoid Overpriced Stocks To Guard Your Nest Egg

Roger Montgomery, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Montgomery Investment Management talks about how to avoid overpriced stocks to guard your nest egg. Do it yourself, DIY, investors will have been watching the waning of the long bull market with concern. Is this the end of the anything goes up boom? Now is the time to learn why value stocks will protect your money for retirement. 

Nov 22, 2018
Episode #100: Get Cryptocurrency Education And Learn How To Trade

Craig Cobb, otherwise known as Trader Cobb, wants us to get Cryptocurrency education and learn how to trade. Find out ways to make money out of this fourth asset class to stay ahead of the game.  Craig has recorded a series of easy to follow videos on how to make money either way with trading cryptocurrencies. Large online stores have been built on the internet like Amazon. However the future belongs to the companies building on the blockchain and we need to get a handle on this new technology. 

Nov 15, 2018
Episode #99: How To Go About Estate Planning And Writing Your Will

Jules Haas, a New York-based Attorney, talks about how to avoid challenges to your wishes. We like to think we have all our bases covered when it comes to our assets and how they will be dealt with when we pass. Today will we learn how to go about estate planning and writing your will. This is a reminder that we all need to hear. Over time our situation may change and we need to reflect those changes in our wishes to how we want our estate to be dealt with. 

Nov 08, 2018
Episode #98: Risks And Rewards Of Angle Investing

Matt Ward found out early in life that he hated having an ordinary job. Matt learnt how to make money via eCommerce and has gone onto Angle Investing. Listen to Matt talk about the risks and rewards of Angle Investing. Matt also shares his passion of how to have a bigger and better life that will make a bigger impact through the Podcast show of Fringefm.

Nov 01, 2018
Episode #97: Happiness Is A Choice We Can Make For Retirement

It's a bold statement to make to say you are never going to retire. Neville Garnham believe that happiness is a choice we can make for retirement. Neville believes that if he stopped working and vegetated than he would surely die quickly. Keeping busy through working, mentoring, lecturing and volunteering is going to keep him happily busy for many year to come.

Oct 25, 2018
Episode #96: How To Achieve A Dream Lifestyle When You Retire in Puerto Rico

Norm Pyle and wife Deb from Kneedeepinit, decided to retire to a life on purpose. They had a radical shift and moved from cold Colorado to  retire to the island of Vieques, PR. How to achieve a dream lifestyle when you retire in Puerto Rico is a great goal that required a shift in their priorities. Norm and Deb prove anything can be achieved when you focus on the end result. 

Oct 18, 2018
Episode 95:Granny Flat Arrangement For Seniors

We are all living a lot longer and as Baby Boomers we face the prospect of caring for our parents as they age. What is the best strategy for taking care of our elderly parents, a question that more baby boomers are asking? Steve Jenkosky from Golden Age Advisory talks about the growing popularity of Granny Flat Arrangement for Seniors. This gives families an affordable housing option for seniors care that can also provide favourable financial solutions for estate planning. 

Oct 12, 2018
Episode 94:More Baby Boomers Are Facing The Poverty Trap in Retirement

We can't all live off social security so where is the other money from? Ray Ciafardini host of the Radical Retirement Podcast helps to shin the light on the number of baby boomers that have not saved for retirement. Nobody wants to end up Old and Broke. So why are so many baby boomers falling into the poverty trap. 

Oct 04, 2018
Episode 93. Time to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone in Retirement

If you are in a comfort zone, afraid to venture out. Remember that all winners at one time were filled with doubt. Ann Nelson talks aobut how she went when it was time to venture outside her comfort zone in Retirement.

Sep 27, 2018
Want To Increase The Size Of Your Nest Egg? Episode 92 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast Show

Darryl Lyons came from humble beginngs and was always fascinated by money. Darryl shares insights for those who want to increase the size of your nest egg. Darryl is a Certified Financial Planner and a Behavioral Financial Advisor and explains the importance of knowing why your decisions and behaviour affect your bottom line. 

Sep 20, 2018
What happens when you are 50 and homeless? Episode 91 Retire Well Retire Happy

Australian, Wendy Coe, talks with Ann about how poverty and homelessness is a trap for many women. Wendy knows what happens when you are 50 and homeless as she chooses to work in this ever growing sector. Wendy has survived leaving home at 17 and being a stay at home single mother. This is a hard hitting episode that is a wake up call to all women. 

Sep 13, 2018
How to win in the stock market with inter market analysis. Episode 90 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

Part 2 of the Lane Mendelsohn interview talking about how to win in the stock market with inter market analysis. Lane says you can get the results you desire using the right tools for the job. Together with your game plan you will get confidence to become more competent at trading using quality trading software. 

Sep 06, 2018
Learn how to protect and grow the nest egg. Episode 89 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

Lane Mendelsohn from Vantage Point software wants us to learn how to protect and grow the nest egg . Do you have time on your side or are you only looking at the size of your nest egg now that you are close to retirement? Either way once you get your mind-set right then Vantage Point have tools based on artificial intelligence to use. Part 1. 

Aug 31, 2018
How to make money online. Episode 88 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast Show.

John Ratcliffe, a self taught share market trader, talks about how to make money online and becoming an Aussie expat in Argentina. Trading is one job that allows you to live anywhere in the world.

Aug 23, 2018
Are you going to be re-fired or retired. Episode 87 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast Show

Kerry Hannon, author of 'What's Next, Follow your Passsion and Find Your Dream Job", asks are you going to be re-fired or retired? Many of us find ourselves looking for a new job in our 50s or 60s and Kerry shares her stories on how to avoid getting stuck in the moment. 

Aug 16, 2018
How To Prepare For The Second Act Of Your Life. Episode 86 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

Kerry Hannon, nationally recognized expert and strategist on career transitions, personal finance and retirement in the USA talks about how to prepare for the second act of your life. Kerry offers insights into how you can be prepared to face ageism in the workforce. 

Aug 11, 2018
How to travel with special dietary needs. Episode 85 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

Wendy Werneth, the Nomadic Vegan, reveals how to travel with special dietary needs. Wendy has travelled to 109 countries and this episode this world traveller reveals her vegan travel trips. 

Jul 26, 2018
How to be on top of your finances at any time. Episode 84 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

We have all been down this investing path of holding onto stocks too long becasue we don't like taking a loss or want to admit we made a mistake. Would you like to learn how analysis tools can help protect your capital? Russell Markham from VectorVest talks about how to be on top of your finances at any time.

Jul 19, 2018
What everyone needs to know to become a successful expat. Episode 83 Retire Well Retire Happy

Therese Lafleche shares why immersion courses are the best way to learn a foreign language. World traveller and expat since the age of 16 Therese has compiled a video series interviewing different experts on what everyone needs to know to become a successful expat.

Jul 12, 2018
Learn how not to lose money. Episode 82 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

Paul Moore made money young and retired early. That was his first mistake retiring without a plan. He then went on and thought he was investing but learned the hard way the difference between investing and speculating. On todays show we learn how not to lose money and know why life can be so much better with a plan and a why. 

Jul 05, 2018
The problems with being a DINK, Double income no kids. Episode 81 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

Dr Sara Zeff Beger poses the question: Whos going to look after the solo agers? There is a surprising number of baby boomers are facing the problems with being a DINK, Double income no kids. Who's going to look after solo agers in old age?

Jun 28, 2018
How to make the most of your redundancy package. Episode 80 Retire Well Retire Happy

A job for life is a thing of the past. Nina Mapson Bone from Beaumont People, a Sydney based specialist recruitment agency, shares her tips on how to make the most of your redundancy package and overcoming unconscious bias in the workforce to the over 50s. 

Jun 21, 2018
Learn how simple brain hacks can change your life. Episode 79 Retire Well Retire Happy

This is part 2 of a two part series on brain function and how it affects us all. Ani Wilson, a brain performance mastery coach, says your life does not have to be chaotic in order to feel stress. Learn how simple brain hacks can change your life. 

Jun 14, 2018
How to slow down the aging process. Episode 78 Retire Well Retire Happy

Ani Wilson, a brain performance mastery coach, shares how to slow down the ageing process. This is part 1 of a two part series on brain function and how it affects us all. Ani suggests that you need to step outside your comfort zone to slow down the ageing process.

Jun 07, 2018
Secrets to lead a happy life. Episode 77 Retire Well Retire Happy

Would you like to know about the secrets to lead a happy life? ShaEn Yeo has a masters in Applied Positive Psychology and believes that when you are down you just take the next step. Too often you are caught up in negative bias and just need to focus where you pay your attention.

Jun 01, 2018
How to keep the mind and body active in Retirement. Episode 76 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

Barbara Nielsen tells us how to keep the mind and body active in retirement. Transitioning to retirement is one option to consider. Barbara talks about what you need to tick off before you retire?

May 23, 2018
Politicians need to leave our retirement savings alone. Episode 75 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

Noel Whittaker, Australia's leading financial commentator, talk’s ways to avoid the pain of Labor’s proposed franking credit changes. The alarm bells are sounding and will hit the poorest retirees hardest. Politicians need to leave our retirement savings alone. 

May 18, 2018
How to optimize our health from the inside out. Episode 74 Retire Well Retire Happy.

A traumatic experience led Wade T. Lightheart, a 3-time All Natural National Bodybuilding Champion, down the path of helping individuals transform their digestive health, wellness and overall lives. In the search for answers to his failing health, Wade now shares his learnings on how to optimize our health from the inside out.

May 10, 2018
Planning can advantage you in your golden years. Episode 73 Retire Well Retire Happy

A combination of baby boomers starting to retire and the challenges governments face around the world with providing services for this aging population spurred Steve Jenkosky on to start Golden Age Advisory. Planning can advantage you in your golden years as people struggle with government red tape. Seek advice from experts in Elder Care for the best choices for your loved ones.

May 03, 2018
How to Retire to a new country. Episode 72 Retire Well Retire Happy

Stephanie Cunningham  and her partner visited Australia, fell in love and came back to stay permanently.  A great way to fit into a new country is to start with volunteering and work your way up. Through a love of yoga Stephanie started teaching and found a new purpose of helping seniors. 

Apr 26, 2018
Learn how to set up simple positive cash flow. Episode 71 Retire Well Retire Happy

Lane Kawaoka is setting himself up to leave the rat race behind. Starting from a young age Lane rented out his house for a profit.  This encouraged the purchase of several more homes. Lane now coaches, mentors and has become a Real Estate Entrepreneur doing syndicated private equity groups deals.From Lane you will learn how to set up simple positive cash flow with Real Estate.

Apr 19, 2018
How to make a great impression for the over 50s. Episode 70 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

Over 50 and looking for work? You will benefit from these practical tips for the job hunter from Mac Prichard, of Mac's List. Learn how to make a great impression for the over 50s.

Apr 12, 2018
How to look forward to your retirement. Episode 69 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

Getting kids interested in money and how it works is the key to getting young ones financial future off on the right foot. Eric says, "You don’t want to end up old and broke." Listen to Eric Brotman's take of how to look forward to your retirement.

Apr 05, 2018
Learn how a Stressed executive gained a better quality of life. Episode 68 Retire Well Reitre Happy Podcast

It’s amazing where you journey can take you. Usually we start looking for something else when we are not happy with what we are currently doing. Learn how a Stressed executive gained a better quality of life. Mark Podolsky life changed when he learned how to make money with raw land deals.

Mar 29, 2018
Do you suffer from the fear of missing out on life? Episode 67 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast.

Do you suffer from the fear of missing out on life? Our lives have no limitations, except the ones you make says Les Brown. If you want to know how to achieve anything you want then you will need to realize that anything is possible to create the life of your dreams.

Mar 22, 2018
The benefits of investing in Mobile Home Parks. Episode 66 Retire Well Retire Happy

Investing like life is a journey. You need to begin somewhere.  It is often a case of trial and error to find what works best for you before finding your niche. Kevin Bupp shares his investing journey explaining the benefits of Mobile Home Park ownership.

Mar 15, 2018
How To Set Yourself Up From That JOB. Episode 65 Retire Well Retire Happy

It’s a brave person that starts their own business. Businesswoman Janet Culpitt shares her success secrets of small business. Janet grew her family business by mastering the art of networking and now helps other business owners thrive through her coaching service.  Listen and learn how to set yourself up from that JOB.

Mar 08, 2018
How to protect those retirement savings structures. Episode 64 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

Chris Balalovski, Chairman of the Self-Managed Independent Superannuation Funds Association (SISFA), speaks up for the interests of thousands of trustees and industry to Governement. SISFA helps self directed investors with SMSF structures maintain high professional standards through its professional membership and public education iniatives. 

Mar 01, 2018
30 years of worry is a long time to be correctly diagnosed. Episode 63 Retire Well Retire Happy

30 years of worry is a long time to be correctly diagnosed. Kimberly Miles became passionate about natural health and healing as she set out to find the root cause of her symptoms. The findings will surprise you. 

Feb 22, 2018
There are many ways to make money. Episode 62 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

There are many ways to make money.  It takes good teachers that have the rungs on the board that will give you the best education. Sean Allison sort out the best in the world to learn options trading. He has became successful in his own right and now teaches others. 

Feb 15, 2018
What is your vision for your life? Episode 61 Retire Well Retire Happy

Jim Rhoan said, "If you don't have a plan then you will become part of someone else's plan". What is your vision for your life? Todd Tresidder prioritised building wealth in his life and was able to retire the first time at 35. One size financial planning does not fit all. 

Feb 08, 2018
What's your motivation to hold gold in your portfolio? Episode 60 Retire Well Retire Happy

Whether you are a collector, an investor or you just don't trust the government people buy gold for different reasons. Peter Hugg, Kitco Metals, discusses the various types of personalities that buy gold and what attracts them to the different ways you can own gold.  

Jan 31, 2018
How to make Life Comfortable with Seniors Finance. Episode 59 Retire Well Retire Happy

It may not be a well know but a reverse mortgage is seen as a viable option in retirement to top up your funds. Andrew Ford, from Heartland Seniors Finance, explains how seniors are using this finance option to give peace of mind.

Jan 25, 2018
Why you should use an expert analyst to safeguard your money. Episode 58 Retire Well Retire Happy

Do self-directed investors have the necessary experience to do the research to make informed investing decision?  Are you better off using an expert analyst to safeguard your money?  Roger Montgomery, founder and Chief Investment Officer of Montgomery Investment Management, answers these questions and shares his analysis of the strong market. 

Jan 18, 2018
Ways to build your wealth episode 57 Retire Well Retire Happy

Many of us dream of owning our own home. Most of us don’t have the money and borrow to achieve that goal. We use an investment strategy called margin lending. The borrower uses the asset you buy as security for the loan. This old financial technique can also be used to buy shares or managed funds with the aim of increasing the investment value over time.

Jan 12, 2018
How To Create Wealth For The Future. Episode 56 Retire Well Retire Happy

We learn a lot when we listen to others that have been there and done that. It can take years to come up win a successful winning investing strategy. Sit back and enjoy listening to a summary of the experts that have shared their investing secrets in 2017.

Jan 04, 2018
Reflections on life. How To Build A Better Future. Episode 55 Retire Well Retire Happy

A glimpse of the past can prepare us to look forward to what's ahead. That is why I am focusing on reflections on life stories that have been covered with the guest's I have interviewed this year. How to build a better future by taking a glimpse of the past.

Dec 24, 2017
Where Do Get Help When You Are Not The Expert? EP 54 Retire Well Retire Happy

Even experienced investors like hanging out in a group. There is always something to learn. Where better than to join a mastermind group where you can hangout with likeminded people and share your knowledge. The Bottom Feeding investor group is putting some fun back into investing. 

Dec 14, 2017
Where will you live in the third half of your life?

Isolation is one of the key issues that we face as we age. Women more than men will be in this predicament as women tend to outlive their male partners. Are you rattling around in that big house on your own? Are you interested in ageing with people of similar interests? Lew Bowers from PDX Commons, a senior co-housing project in Portland, Oregon, explains how this new concept works.

Dec 07, 2017
Buying overseas shares is now as simple as online shopping

Have you been frustrated in your efforts to buy overseas shares?  Matthew Leibowitz used his experience running a Trading Team in Chicago to set up a simple way to buy overseas shares with his new online shop called Stake.  Buying overseas has never been easier or cheaper.

Nov 30, 2017
Improve Your Chances For Success With Life Plans Episode 51 Retire Well Retire Happy

It is never too late to start a life plan. It can be as simple as taking a pen in hand and record your satisfaction with each area of your life now. Compare your results with a perfect wheel. Now you have a starting point you will see what you need to work on to create more balance in your life.

Nov 25, 2017
Why do more women risk running out of money? EP 50 Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast

We are all facing longevity risk. And that is why it is imperative that we make a conscious effort to save more money while we are still working. Life expectancy has continued to increase with the females now aged 65 expected to live to 87.1 and a 65-year-old male can expect to live to 84.2 according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

Nov 16, 2017
Retirement Can Be About Compromise

Retirement can be about compromise. One of the reasons for disagreement is deciding where to live in retirement. Tricia Pimental, author and the Portuguese correspondent for International Living, was convinced by her husband to move to Portugal. Listen to how it has turned out for them. 

Nov 09, 2017
No excuses, Lead an extraorandary life

We have been the family taxi driver, the principal caregiver, the chief cook and bottle washer and regardless of our financial situation from age 60, it is our time to lead that life of our dreams. We need to be in control of our own destinies.  A way to do this is to follow our passions, passions we have long subdued.   Barbara Strickland reveals how she has followed her desire to express thoughts in writing and became an author and blogger.

Nov 05, 2017
Sometimes Life throws us a curveball, Episode 47 Retire Well Retire Happy

When a major, unexpected event takes place that puts all that we value in jeopardy we are mostly not prepared. Those are perhaps the lucky ones. Some of us get no warning, no second chance. The circumstance can also force us to search for a new path. My guest today, Kathy Fettke, was lucky, the doctors were wrong about her husband's melanoma. Together they went on to found the Real Wealth Network, member-based, that provides education to create Multi-Million Dollar Real Estate portfolios.

Oct 26, 2017
Want to Escape the stress of City Life? Episode 46 Retire Well Retire Happy

What do you do when your life is so busy that you continually feel stressed out?  Is your health suffering and you just don’t seem to be able to take the time to get better?  A more peaceful life can be achieved by Retiring Overseas. Today's guest, Rachel Devlin, the Chiang Mai correspondent for International Living Australia, did just that.

Oct 19, 2017
If you can't find what you are looking for create your own platform. Episode 45 Retire Well Retire Happy Show

Today's guest on episode 45 is Chuck Bolotin and he has a background in economics so he's used to looking at numbers and he was interested in finding a better place to live for less money and started to look for websites for information about places to retire overseas. He was unhappy with the results he was getting, so he decided to create a web site, a platform, where people could come and get credible information about living overseas before he actually went overseas himself.

Oct 12, 2017
What's the chances of becoming a Centenarian? Episode 44 Retire Well Retire Happy

Baby boomers may become the generation that could spend longer in retirement than they did working. What if you could have a "number" for your possible longevity to work towards? How better could your planning be if you knew that age you could look forward to living?

Oct 07, 2017
Do you know what true diversification means? Episode 43 Retire Well Retire Happy

My guest today, Paul Engeman from Ainslie Bullion, believes that we should be aware of what true financial diversification means and what could happen when you have all your investing eggs in the one basket.  Episode 43 on Retire Well Retire Happy podcast show is about showing a way to be truly diversified.

Sep 28, 2017
Road to anywhere is full of ups and downs: Episode 42 Retire Well Retire Happy Show

When you have had a few knocks in your life and get to retirement age it can be hard to start again financially. If you can't control your income then you can control your expenses by finding places to live overseas that will make your money last longer. Jeff Wilken has had to reinvent himself a few times and combined that with his wanderlust of living in different places. 

Sep 21, 2017
How to get a better return on your fixed income

Investing can be scary for some. There is a element of risk with any investments. For those that want to be able to sleep at night than bonds are in an asset class to allow you to do that.   Elizabeth Moran works for FIIG, the fixed income specialists, and will help demystify the bond market for us today

Sep 14, 2017
Secrets to a Successful Retirement

Everyone wants to know the secret. We want the inside knowledge on how to achieve what they have been dreaming about say a happy retirement.  Retirement is up to us and on todays show I have Kathy Kline from Rock Your Retirement podcast show to share the Lifestyle secrets that Kathy has learned. Listen as Kathy and Ann Nelson swap stories and secrets with on todays Retire Well Retire Happy Podcast. 

Sep 07, 2017
Are you letting Fear stop you investing in Cryptocurrencies?

Fear can hold us back, stopping us from trying something new. It is being hailed as the new 4th asset class. Cryptocurrency has boomed and continues to send the charts in a never ending upward movement. The number of cryptocurrencies has grown to over 800. What do you know about them?

Aug 31, 2017
How to lead an active Retirement

Who said life in retirement had to be sedentary.  We owe it to ourselves to keep active and keep ourselves in the best shape possible. Julia Chidgey is a  health coach and promotes how easy and important for us to take a look at our health choices to get our lives back in balance. Having a health coach may just be the secret weapon you need to support you in your quest to get you feeling on top of the world again

Aug 24, 2017
Be Ahead of the Pack

Just imagine knowing that your financial future was taken care of and you can look forward to your retirement.  The things you do today will have a bearing on your future.Today’s podcast guest on Retire Well Retire Happy, Tim Klingner, started playing the ASX (Australian Stock Exchange) share trading game while still at high school.  It gave him the confidence and knowledge to start his investing journey at an early age.

Aug 17, 2017
Luxury Holidays

Whether it is a once in a life time adventure or we are just getting to that stage in our lives when we are more cashed up and can enjoy a few more frills the over 50’s are leaning towards indulging in luxury holidays. To get the latest on where you can travel to I turned to Leanne Willmot, the Sales Development manager for Queensland with Scenic, the Australian owned luxury specialist tour and Cruise Company.

Aug 10, 2017
Investing in the Stock Market can give you Choices in Retirement

Some of us are self-directed investors that look after the investing of their own nest eggs. Whether by need or for the challenge there are many of us out there that are making good money investing in the stock market? Noel Edwards has agreed to share his investing journey with us in this latest episode of Retire Well Retire Happy podcast. Noel has become a success investor in the stock market by doing the work; he read the books, does his research and developed an investing strategy.  Noel after initial trial and error has come up with a winning strategy that suits him and his lifestyle giving him ample time to enjoy his hobbies and interests.

Aug 03, 2017
There’s value in paying for great advice.

There are a lot of people out there punting on property prices to keep going up. Not everyone that flips property makes money. Without proper research into the market and area some investors can come unstuck financially. However a property investor in it for the long term needs to have some plans in place and a strategy for the long term.

Paying for advice may seem foreign for many Australians but the value you get in return may not be measured in short term gains. In the long term good advice can pay you back 10 fold by buying in the right place and for the right price.  Rich Harvey has worked in the real estate market for many years and shares his expert knowledge on all things property buying. 

Jul 30, 2017
Life is a Journey of Self Discovery.

Today’s guest is Selina Seah, an Energy Alchemist, an author of the International Best Seller book, ‘The Invisible Power, The 9 Powerful Laws of Highly Successful People’. This is a little different from my usual interviews but it was too interesting not to share. Selina says that we are made up of more than our physical bodies. We all have an invisible energy and to truly know ourselves, we need to know more about ourselves than we are used to knowing. Her studies have taught Selina that there are more ways to accomplish things than most of us imagine. .  She sincerely believes she is able to help people understand themselves from the inside thus increasing their personal power.

Jul 20, 2017
Investing Success Starts with Creating a Road Map for your Life

Ann Babiarz, an investor, a coach and author of the book, ‘Up’, shares her Investing success tips.  Believe it or not it starts by creating a road map for your life. Life is a journey and when we go on a journey we need a plan. Ann explains why an investing strategy needs to be congruent with your life and values.

Jul 14, 2017
How to Escape the Rate Race

I love hearing about how people got out of the rut and found a way to put money aside and invest for their future. There are a lot get rich schemes out there. I prefer to see that the people that are promoting these investing strategies have rungs on the board and can prove that what they are pushing they have achieved success in personally. There is the old saying that if it seems too good to be true that perhaps it is.  As my guest on today’s show, Tyler Sheff, says ‘what makes the most money usually has the most risk’.Is this you Get Rich Plan?

There are other ways to invest for your future and sometimes slow and steady wins the race

Jul 06, 2017
Why we all need Financial Goals

We spend more time planning the family vacation than we do our financial future. That's a bold statement that Chistopher Calandra, a certified financial planner, makes during our interview for today's show. I think this is a shocking statistic but unfortunately it is true. Are we so busy living our lives that we don't step back and have a look at where we are heading? Long term goals may be hard to get your head around but once you stop and see the importance of setting some  financial goals then you will be on your way to securing your financial future. 

Jun 29, 2017
Downsizing - one of the Most Important Decision of Your Life

Where are we going to live in retirement? At least half of us are going to move. We move for various reasons. Some of us are downsizing because we are now empty nesters.  Aaron Hendon, a Seattle Realtor, real estate investor and author shares his tips on finding the right realtor for you. 

Jun 22, 2017
Staying Healthy Over 50 - Build Muscle

You can have all the money in the world but if you don't have good health you won't enjoy your retirement. Today's guest believes  that our health should be our number 1 priority. Dan Perryman is a former youngest Karate black belt holder in Iowa, USA. Dan has spent his last 8 years focusing on his health and now an exponent of  Low Carb eating. Have a listen to the interview and here give some tips that everyone can follow. 

Jun 15, 2017