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Retire Well, Retire Happy: The Podcast

Subscribe to the podcast featuring Ann Nelson interviewing the people that got it right. Learn tips and techniques to help set you up in retirement.

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Staying Healthy Over 50 - Build Muscle

You can have all the money in the world but if you don't have good health you won't enjoy your retirement. Today's guest believes that our health should be our number 1 priority. Dan Perryman is a former youngest Karate black belt holder in Iowa, USA. Dan has spent his last 8 years focusing on his health and now an exponent of Low Carb eating. Have a listen to the interview and here give some tis that everyone can follow.

June 15, 2017
25 min 56 sec


  • 2:00 Background on Dan Perryman 
  • 3:39 As we get older, turning 50 
  • 4:59 Chronic conditions that we face 
  • 7:00 Catalyst – Dan’s looking for a nutrition plan 
  • 9:00 Dan recommends 3 main areas to focus on. 
  • 12:00 Tips to sleep better 
  • 14:00 Exercise – how your body burns calories 
  • 16:30 Nutrition – why eating Low Carb works for Dan 
  • 19:30 How does Dan help people – coaching based on genetics. 
  • 23:25 Easy Bio hacks/Tips that you can add to your daily routine 


How to create ‘mail box’ money

Is this the dream for us all to create ‘mail box’ money? This is where money shows up either when we open the letter box and there is another cheque to bank or electronically in our bank account on a regular basis. How sweet is that? To be able to have that passive income coming in each month or each quarter where we don’t have to lift too many fingers is the dream of many. This is the dream to build that passive income up to replace our job and enable us to retire or even retire early.

May 24, 2017
31 min 28 sec


Have Internet - can Live Anywhere

The internet has opened up a whole new world to us all. It is absolute enthralling that most of us have the option of exploring the possibilities of having a job that is completely portable. Having the internet now means that we can live in one country and have our clients anywhere in the world. My guest does exactly this please join me and meet Naomi Colb who has a portable career and went looking for a country where she could live a conscious life.

May 11, 2017
23 min 29 sec


Looking to Invest in a New Sector?

Who better to find out about an industry than from a CFO of the company working in that sector? I have been intrigued with posts on Instagram from Incremental Oil & Gas and decided to connect. I have been rewarded with a deep dive into the Oil & Gas sector and Microcap companies. As shareholders we have the right to ring the company up and ask questions about the company's performance. Have a listen to my interview with Simon Adams from Incremental Oil & Gas and get some tips from a CFO.

May 1, 2017
28 min 45 sec


Dream Lifestyles can be Achieved if you Live Overseas

Did you think you did not have enough money saved up to retire? The world is becoming a global community. Join me as Keith and Tina Paul explain how they achieved their dream lifestyle at an earlier age by deciding to live in another country to Retire Early and Travel.

April 20, 2017
25 min 27 sec


More than one way to leave a legacy

There is more than a few ways to make money. buying shares in good companies that show growth potential is one way to grow a new egg for your future. Starting at an early age gives the investor a huge advantage, time. Have a listen to Ben Clendon from Sharesight and you will hear about possibilities.

April 16, 2017
26 min 28 sec


Investing - when do we start asking the Questions?

It can be daunting becoming an investor. There is so much to take in and so many questions to ask. Sometimes it got to the stage I just wanted to shout 'Stop the boat so I can get off', on my investing journey. Being in a safe evnironment while you learn can give you courage to start your self-directed investing choices or the courage to be able to query your financial advisors. Ann interviews an Australian Investors Association (AIA) director, Russell Lees. Have a listen and see if this could be a good fit for you.

March 31, 2017
30 min 2 sec


Passive Investing Platform for Real Estate

How do you benefit from a Real Estate portfilio without actually owning any investment properties? Amy Kirsch explains how accredited investors can dip their toes in the real estate market by becoming a passive investor in a wide variety of asset classes through the RealtyShares platform.

March 19, 2017
30 min 2 sec