117: Successful Retirement

 

In this episode KT discusses:

 

  • Recurring income during retirement
  • The reality of people living longer
  • KT’s personal story of semi-retirement

 

Key Takeaways:

  • 11,000 Americans retire every day
  • 30% of Americans spend retirement income on debt
  • 19% of retirees work, money isn’t the only reason why

 

Quote:

 

“(Working) is a great transition plan for someone coming into retirement. The ability to work some, but not all the time, to do what you’re really good at and you really still enjoy.” –  KT

 

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About the author, Kathleen

Kathleen Thomas, who often goes by KT, has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and understands the need for women to take control of their financial lives.

A Certified Investment Management Analyst, Chartered Life Underwriter, and Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, Thomas earned her degrees in Finance and Political Science from Salem College.

Prior to founding NewDay Solutions, an independent Registered Advisor Firm, Thomas spent 20 years as a private wealth advisor for Ameriprise Financial Services. Many of her earliest clients continue to work with her.

Thomas is an avid long-distance runner and triathlon participant. She has completed the Boston Marathon seven times and the Ironman Distance Triathlon three times. She has volunteered as coach and mentor for Girls on the Run New Hampshire and Team in Training.

Raised in Newton, Massachusetts, Thomas now lives in Seabrook, New Hampshire, with her husband, John. They have one daughter.

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