Bin 3 Cafe

Gathering at a regular place at a regular time to chat and share life is such an embracing feeling. At Bin 3 Cafe we gather to talk about sport, the…

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Common Fears About Retirement

The three most common fears of retirement are lonliness, poverty and rejection.  In the ABS census we often read or hear of the increasing number of one person households. Recently,…

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Wondering?

Is retirement wonderful? What is your experience of retirement? Let me know what you think! I am very interested to hear your story of retirement. Tell me your story at…

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“Nevertiree”

In recent times the Macquarie Dictionary has brought a new word into the Australian lexicon – the “nevertiree” These people keep working, sometimes until the day they die. We’ve all…

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We have a choice

Retirement used to be determined by a Government, a church, a male family member or a large corporation. Teachers used to talk about working until 54/11. That is 54 years…

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Richard and Joan

It was in May 2015 I was chatting to a couple--lets call them Richard and Joan--in their late sixties in their home in suburban Perth. They had lived their working…

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