Category Archives: Dave Bernard

STAYING INDEPENDENT IN RETIREMENT

KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – If things go as hoped my plans for retirement include living where I want in the house of my choice for as long as I can. I value my independence – the freedom to … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM RETIREMENT?

KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – If you retire at or around age 65 it is a reasonable hope to live a second act that stretches out for multiple decades. So long as you have saved enough, planned as best … Continue reading

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RETIREMENT IS NO TIME TO BE BORED

KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – Do you ever have one of those mornings when you just don’t want to get out of bed? For whatever reason staying tucked under those warm blankets just sounds better than any other option. … Continue reading

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A GOOD RETIREMENT

KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – Once we retire it is up to us to make the most of the life we live in our second act. The good news is no one is telling us what to do. The … Continue reading

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THE UPS AND DOWNS OF RETIREMENT LIVING

KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – The day is under way as I gaze through the kitchen window at a darkening sky while enjoying my freshly brewed Cappuccino. Rumor has it we may actually be in for some rain – … Continue reading

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DISCOVER YOUR INDEPENDENCE IN RETIREMENT

KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – Before we were retired my wife and I outsourced a decent portion of our maintenance and upkeep needs around the house. With both of us working we did not have the time or the … Continue reading

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10 TIPS TO STRETCH YOUR RETIREMENT SAVINGS

KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – Those of us living the retired life are lucky in so many ways. We have the freedom to spend our days doing what we most enjoy. We are no longer subject to the stress … Continue reading

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WHY TRAVEL IN RETIREMENT

KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – We are nearing the end of another memorable trip to Switzerland. Everything to this point has been spectacular from the uncharacteristic perfect weather – a bit warm but virtually no rain or other atmospheric … Continue reading

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WHY FORREST GUMP IS THE PERFECT RETIREE

KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – “Life is like a box of chocolates.” I bet that everyone reading this blog is familiar with that famous line from the movie Forrest Gump. Throughout this wonderful movie, Forrest proves to be an … Continue reading

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PREPARE FOR THESE RETIREMENT CHALLENGES

KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – In an ideal world, we save throughout our lifetime to provide for a secure retirement where our bills will be paid and we enjoy free time to pursue those interests we love most. It’s … Continue reading

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