A large portion of St Francis Bay residents are retired or nearing retirement. At Client Care, we naturally work with many people in or planning this phase of their lives. Often, when one hears of or gets invited to a retirement seminar, visions come to mind around markets, finances, tax, and investments. Now, while these aspects are important, many other considerations need to be taken into account.

Rocking Retirement

These considerations deal with other aspects of life, such as physical and emotional health, well-being, and life after retirement. With this in mind, we have decided to start a new quarterly event called “Rocking Retirement”. The idea is to bring in or invite speakers to present around the various aspects of retirement that don’t get spoken about as much as the traditional financial ones. 

We will host the first of these breakfast events on the 15th of March at 9am at the St Francis Brewery with the blessing of Linky & Lance and hope to make this an ongoing event.

First Speaker

Our first speaker will be Gareth Stead. Gareth is the lead designer of Xpand SA’s state-of-the-art Navigating Retirement process. He practices as an executive coach, trainer and consultant. Gareth has an extensive track record working with individuals and organisations in private, public and non-profit sectors for the past 25+ years. He is an engaging public speaker and an excellent facilitator.

Did you know that research shows that your 60s are your most productive decade? And during this decade, retirement usually takes place which is one of the bigger transitions of one’s life. Gareth will debunk some of the myths around retirement. He will walk the audience through some of the key psycho-social aspects of this transition that, if proper attention is given to them, one can navigate retirement well and sail into the future with meaning, purpose, and fulfilment. It is a wonderful opportunity to reinvent yourself and reimagine retirement to make your 60s and 70s some of the happiest years of your life.

To join us for the talk, tea/coffee and a muffin, please book your table at 063 274 3743.

Dirk Groeneveld, Certified Financial Plannert. 

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