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The Retirement Cafe Podcast recognises that the transition into retirement isn’t purely a financial event, it’s so much more. It’s one of those life-changing events that requires you to plan, to adapt and to address those challenges and opportunities face on.

The Retirement Cafe Podcast recognises that the transition into retirement isn’t purely a financial event, it’s so much more. It’s one of those life-changing events that requires you to plan, to adapt and to address those challenges and opportunities face on.
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United Kingdom

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The Retirement Cafe Podcast recognises that the transition into retirement isn’t purely a financial event, it’s so much more. It’s one of those life-changing events that requires you to plan, to adapt and to address those challenges and opportunities face on.

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English

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01425 279212


Episodes

Everything you need to know about Lasting Power of Attorneys

1/14/2019
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Record numbers of people are formally assigning emergency decision-making to those they trust with a Lasting Power of Attorney. 726,000 people handed over control of their affairs to those they trust in 2016 alone and the figure has grown by 180 percent in the last 5 years alone. But would you know where to start? Fiona Heald is a partner in the Court of Protection team at Moore Blatch Solicitors. She looks after the interests of vulnerable people and where appropriate their carers,...

Duration:00:25:53

Why you must keep moving in retirement - the health benefits of physical activity

1/7/2019
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The Five Ways to Well Being have been proven to be critical to a healthy retirement. Dr William Bird MBE, GP and founder of Intelligent Health, explains how an understanding of these principles can create the building blocks of a successful retirement. As a family GP, William has first-hand experience of watching patients’ health deteriorate within a year of retiring. In 1996 he started to get his patients more active by setting up the first Health Walk scheme. This led to him creating the...

Duration:00:37:48

Paying for care and the role of care annuities, with Graham Duffy

12/31/2018
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The need for care home spaces is predicted to rise dramatically with the ever-increasing life expectancy and growth of debilitating conditions including dementia now prevalent in later life. And planning for that care is something we need to face up to in retirement. There are many different ways to fund care. Last year, 57,000 people needed to fund the costs of living in a care home. Only 6% opted for a care annuity. A care annuity is just one option, but it’s a relatively...

Duration:00:34:22

Christmas Special: How to be successful with money in 2019

12/24/2018
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You’ve worked hard to earn your money and want to do everything you can to both protect it and make sure it works hard for you in retirement. Justin chats with his colleague Rian about how to avoid being negatively impacted by poor pensions advice and financial scams, and ensure you’re maximising your State Pension as you head into the New Year. My video series Making your money work hard is equally important: Take these tips on board in episode 006 of The Retirement Café Podcast...

Duration:00:21:28

The Big D - Why Dementia is not a death sentence, with Dr Ben Hicks

12/17/2018
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Dr Ben Hicks has a very refreshing approach to ‘The Big D’. A highly engaging and passionate professional who cares deeply about his research topic, and more importantly about his research subjects, Ben explains about the ground-breaking research he’s involved with. Ben is adamant that a dementia diagnosis is no longer a death sentence. In fact, developments in technology and a gradual shift in health professionals’ approach to dementia are enabling Ben and his colleagues to challenge...

Duration:00:39:59

Finding your purpose - the key to a fulfilling retirement, with Nick and Debbie Taylor

12/10/2018
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Like many of the people we work with, Nick and Debbie approached retirement with some apprehension. After many years in the Royal Marines and subsequently in the corporate world, the couple faced a devastating life-changing event that made them re-think their future. Having been offered an opportunity to take redundancy earlier than planned, Nick and Debbie faced the challenges of creating a new life in retirement in their early 50s. Feeling too young to be truly retired, the couple prefer...

Duration:00:24:37

A life in funerals, with Ken West MBE

12/3/2018
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At age 15, Ken West began his career planting up cemetery graves. Maybe a strange career choice for a young lad, but one driven by a deep interest in horticulture. This was the start of Ken’s 45 year-long career in bereavement services. Ken has been involved in over 100,000 funerals, from managing graveyards to crematorium to local authority funeral services. As his knowledge of the reality of traditional funerals grew, Ken’s interest in natural burial also grew. In 1993 he created the...

Duration:00:32:51

Avoiding inheritance tax traps, with Kurt Lee

11/26/2018
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I'm delighted to welcome friend and highly respected solicitor, Kurt Lee, to the first interview on The Retirement Café Podcast. Kurt has over 20 years' experience in tax planning. As well as being a solicitor, Kurt is a Chartered Tax Adviser - and this is what sets him apart. Kurt is partner at Lester Aldridge LLP specialising in Inheritance Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Trust Planning. Tax rules in the UK are complex. When advising clients, Kurt breaks his tax advice into two distinct areas...

Duration:00:26:40

Welcome to The Retirement Cafe Podcast

11/12/2018
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In this episode, Justin King shares what you can expect from The Retirement Cafe Podcast. Over the past 30 years, Justin has helped many people work their way through major transitions in their lives. Ready or not, we all go through numerous transitions in our lives. These transitions are often life changing events that cause us to re-examine our status quo. The transition into retirement has to be one of the most significant transitions you will face. The Retirement Cafe Podcast...

Duration:00:04:48