Category Archives: Career

How A Lucky Break Launched A Successful Career

I’d like to think I’m a fairly successful person.  I have a beautiful family and a fulfilling career.  I live in a nice house, spend less than I earn, and have put some money away for a rainy day.  Things have turned out pretty good for me so far. Yet when I’m asked how I

Gold Plated Pensions: Have We Seen The Last Of Them?

Most defined benefit pensions – also known as gold plated pensions – were designed in an environment that supported and encouraged early retirement. But things are different today.  We’re living longer.  Life expectancy increased from age 75 to age 82 in the last 35 years. Gold plated pensions in the private sector have disappeared, while public