Why Retirement is a Dirty Word

Why Retirement is a Dirty Word

Ever since I began the R Word project, I have been searching for a word to replace retirement and frankly, so far, I have failed. This could be due in large part to the fact that the more I thought about it, the more it became apparent that it was the concept, rather...
‘The R Word Time to Retire Retirement’ by Michael Middleton

‘The R Word Time to Retire Retirement’ by Michael Middleton

The R Word Time to Retire Retirement is written by the Beyond R founder Michael Middleton who has a vast depth of knowledge and expertise on the subject of retirement. The book explores why we should rethink how we view and plan for retirement and how to make the most...
It’s Your Future, Don’t Forget it

It’s Your Future, Don’t Forget it

Are you preparing for life in retirement on someone else’s terms? I bet if I asked an audience for a show of hands on how many are working towards a future planned by someone else, few would move a muscle. Yet on a one-to-one basis, my experience is totally different....
A Matter of Time

A Matter of Time

It’s a fact that we’re all too aware of. All of the money in the world won’t buy the most crucial resource of all: time. And while we may be able to leverage time by using technology or employing others, time itself remains finite, and cannot be regained or owned....
A Bucket List?

A Bucket List?

Why people want to associate their dreams and aspirations with a film about the lives of two terminally ill cancer patients is beyond us. Yet that is what many people do. Whilst virtually any movie starring Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson is good, and the aim of...
Life is Precious, Don’t Waste it

Life is Precious, Don’t Waste it

In recent months millions of people around the world have found themselves with a lot of time on their hands. A pandemic was never going to be a pleasant experience, however it is unlikely many people gave much thought to the notion of being held captive in their own...