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“We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw

You can make your retirement the grandest of all life’s adventures!

Having fun is the most natural human experience, and you are always more fulfilled when you pursue enjoyment in your life. When you play, you feel a childlike freedom and joy that really ignites your enthusiasm for life.
It is never too late to engage in activities that bring you happiness – it could be a hobby, belonging to a society or organisation, or travel – but it is important to pursue your passions and enjoy your life in retirement.

Travel is one of the great pleasures that most retired people want to explore, but it need not be purely for leisure; it can provide adventure, inspiration, personal fulfilment, education and much more. Your reason for travel can vary each time – you could study famous works of art one year, visiting great architectural marvels of the world the next. Whether you are travelling locally or internationally, in 5-star luxury or on a budget, travel can enhance your retirement significantly. It provides stimulation, freshness and pleasure not encountered in your everyday routine.

Retirement gives you the freedom to discover what gives you immense pleasure; once you know that, actively include those things in your life that contribute to this.

13 09, 2017

My seventh stone wears a scuba suit

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Have you heard of Kingsley Holgate’s seven stones challenge? 

I attended a talk at Chartered […]

4 09, 2017

Never tire of life: travel instead

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Two months touring some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK has gone by […]

27 07, 2017

The Rolfes in literary-rich Lake District

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After a wonderful few weeks in the Yorkshire Dales, an incredibly beautiful part of the […]

10 07, 2017

Making the most by making music

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Music is a pathway to the playfulness […]

8 07, 2017

10 Reasons solo travel is incredible – and why you should do it!

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Travelstart writer, Rebecca Houston, is sold on solo travel … and gives us so many […]

7 07, 2017

Isla’s bucket list goes on and on

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Not daunted by solo travel, Isla is setting her sights on the next destination

28 06, 2017

Alone does not mean lonely

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Sybille Essmann, Chartered Wealth Solutions Retirement Specialist, has put legs on the Retire […]

30 05, 2017

Chartered family fun in Port Elizabeth

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This May, Chartered Wealth Eastern Cape clients were treated to an evening at The Club […]

24 05, 2017

Keurkenhof – a kitchen garden of breathtaking beauty

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Chartered Wealth Solutions clients, Norma and Rhys Rolfe are probably our most enthusiastic travellers, and […]

22 03, 2017

Solo travel taught me the most valuable lesson of all

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The lesson often comes too late for many … but, for me, solo travel, ironically, […]

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