The Bridge

News and views

In the news – about reinventing yourself

Our advice is in the news ! Ted Keenan writes in the Daily Dispatch newspaper about the SAIFAA program that he attended.  “Scaling down, continuing to earn and keeping active is needed”, is Ted’s first quote. He continues in his article …. “Only 4% of people in SA...

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Martin Hesse writes ….

Martin Hesse (Content Editor, Personal Finance) wrote an excellent article that was published last weekend.  He puts some issues of retirement into helpful context.  He also synthesizes some of the talks given recently, and some information we shared about Blue Zones...

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Over the hill?

There is a commonly held view that retirement is being put out to pasture. This is reinforced by the Google definition of retirement as: “A person who does nothing”.   This is far from the truth and yet in years gone by this was the norm for our grandparents who...

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Are we having fun yet?

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. (Mark Twain) It is quite a shock to have reached the age that looked ancient when your grandparents and parents were “old”.  It came along so fast! And I guess that means that the next part of...

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Rewired not Retired by Chris Don

My wife Caroline and I have ended up spending 4-6 months of every year overseas since my retirement. She found the website www.trustedhousesitters.com (annual fee is R1690 - the code RAF52854 will give you a 25% discount) which, when you join and set up a profile as a...

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Working the Future 1

Working the future can be taken two ways, it can mean you taking the future by the scruff of the neck and making it work FOR YOU or alternatively it can mean what the future of work is going to be like. And increasingly, given the unprecedented rate of change...

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Paul Britton – Strategic Planning Consultant

Email: horizons@polka.co.za

Telephone: 082 887 3120

Marianne Heron –  Life Coach; Journalist; Author

Email: Marianne.e.heron@gmail.com 

Dr Anne E Blacklaws DBA  Senior Services Advisor and Researcher

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Telephone: 082 561 9068

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