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Episode 7. Designing an Ideal Retirement: Connections

Having relationships in retirement may be the most important aspect of well-being in retirement. Find out why you need to be proactive in retirement and discover ways to design your ideal life around your connections.

In this episode, Steve and Mel discuss the following:

  • Why longevity does not favor the lone retiree.
  • Why family is so important and ways to overcome geographical distances in maintaining relationships.
  • Why family is not the only types of relationships we need to foster in retirement.
  • How to proactively consider your relationships in designing your ideal life.
  • And more!


  • Visit our Blog at Oasis Wealth: Episode 7 Connections
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  • Shuflin, J. (2018). Mates: Don't Retire Without Them. In R. C. Association, The Retirement Challenge: A Non-Financial Guide From Top Retirement Experts (pp. 137-153). Retirement Coaches Association.
  • Bellah, M. (2019). The Best is Yet to Be. Best Years Press.
  • Spector, A., & Keith, L. (2018). Your Retirement Quest. Cincinnati Book Publishers