Knowledge hub

Episode 3 | PERMA part one

Back to insights

By startdig Ambitious Retirees

Talking About Retirement with Damon Sugden - Episode 3 | PERMA part one

In this episode, we continue to look at PERMA, the psychological side of looking into retirement as the second phase of our life.

To be able to effectively discuss this we need to look at what retirement means to us. This phase of life is rapidly changing in society and doesn’t mean the same thing as it did for our parents’ or grandparents’ journeys. The cliché of the gold watch, daytime television, the occasional trip here or there.

Post-retirement we are now seeing many people tending to work, not necessarily because they have to but because they love what they do.

It’s meaningful and provides a strong sense of purpose and self-worth. Pop that with a variety of leisure and social activities, and we have a really dynamic phase of our life.

However, a lot of our attention, when we think about retirement, tends to be focused on money.

Whilst the money is an essential component, to completing the picture, it’s meaningless unless we have a clear snapshot of what our retirement is going to look like. What it means to us and how we can continue or start to live a fulfilling life.

The information provided on this site is of a general nature only and may not be relevant to your particular circumstances. The circumstances of each investor are different and you should seek advice from a financial planner who can consider if these strategies and products are right for you.

Ideas & insights

Knowledge Hub

Navigating Uncertainty in Share Markets


Forecasting the future | Unravelling the mysteries of market predictions and the lessons of 2008

Markets and Investments • Article

What it means to make consistently high-quality decisions

Wealth Planning • Article

These money intentions will transform your financial wellbeing

Lifestyle • Article