choose your own adventure

Choose your own adventure: Real life edition

Note: It’s launch day for The Ideal Retirement Design Guide!  Only 250 are available in this initial run, so check it out in the Store if you’re interested or want more information. Last month R.A. Montgomery died. You might remember him better as one of the creators of the hugely popular Choose Your Own Adventure children’s […]

action plan for retirement

A 12 week action plan for retirement

As promised, I wanted to give you more details about the upcoming availability of The Ideal Retirement Design Guide. I created the guide because after 20 years of researching, writing about and helping people plan for retirement, I kept seeing a recurring problem. What was the problem? The problem? Most people don’t have a plan […]

The Ideal Retirement Design Guide

Update on The Ideal Retirement Design Guide

Hi everyone. I just wanted to give you a quick update on The Ideal Retirement Design Guide. It’s taken me longer than expected to get it ready, but it’s almost here. The good news is that the extra time paid off in a pretty amazing resource that is comprehensive and easy to use. It will […]

retirement walden

Retirement lessons from Walden

I’ve had Walden on my reading list for as long as I can remember, but I didn’t get around to reading it until earlier this year. I was struck by how closely several of Thoreau’s key philosophies paralleled with those of us here at Intentional Retirement. Below are 7 ideas from Walden that are worth considering, […]

decisions you will never regret

Seven decisions you will never regret

One of the benefits of my job is that I get to see a large group of people all making decisions about the same thing: Retirement. Over the years, that has given me a large data set of decisions and their consequences. Some of those decisions are minor, while others have consequences that ripple out […]