Mind Your Own Retirement Episode 34

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When it comes to matters of personal finance, one person stands head and shoulders over the rest and that’s Noel Whittaker. In today’s Mind Your Own Retirement podcast, the author of best-selling book Making Money Made Simple shines a light on the biggest retirement traps and explains how to avoid them or minimise them if it’s already too late.

As we enter the final month of what has been a horrific summer in many parts of Australia, Entity Health dietitian Teri Lichtenstein destroys a few common myths about sun exposure and sunscreen. Are the chemicals in sunscreen a cause for concern? She sets the record straight.

Driving in the hotter months can have its own challenges. Motoring writer Paul Murrell relates the alarming story about a couple who were caught out in extremely hot weather with a fuel gauge that suddenly dropped to empty. It’s a timely warning for us all.

About Noel Whittaker
Noel Whittaker is the author of Making Money Made Simple and numerous other books on personal finance.

About Teri Lichtenstein
Teri Lichtenstein is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Consulting Dietitian at entity-health.com.

About Paul Murrell
Paul Murrell is a motoring writer and creator of seniordriveraus.com, which specialises in “car advice for people whose age and IQ are both over 50”.

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Total Comments: 18
  1. 0

    Hi, could we go back to the written format please, I have difficulty with the podcast due to my hearing. Also with the old format I could print out interesting articles.

    Thank you.

  2. 0

    Yes! Old format please!

  3. 0

    the podcasts are too hard

  4. 0

    A choice of podcast or written article would be great please. Not every older person is techno-savvy. Also, it is great to print out valuable articles and hand to friends etc.

  5. 0

    I too have hearing problems. A choice would be nice, please.

  6. 0

    Takes ages to get to the point and there is a lot of unrelated trivia

  7. 0

    Why did the fuel guage suddenly drop

  8. 0

    Yes well what are the retirement traps. None of these articles will open

  9. 0

    The problem with this, and many other things in life, that they are designed by younger people who have absolutely no idea of what it is like to get older and not have the ‘tech savvy’ or the dexterity or strength that they take for granted.

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      We also read better and faster Eddy. I find the babble on podcasts annoying where young people find it amusing and interesting.

      The chit chat is not interesting. They could get to the points a lot faster and perhaps [provide a bit more analysis.

  10. 0

    In support of those asking for written format, I can read a whole lot faster [and better] than I can listen.
    Edit out the pleasantries, chit chat and make the point/s please.
    (With respect, my time left on my twig is not much.)

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