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SuperCharge Your Retirement: Ditch the Rocking Chair, Trash the Remote

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Whether or not you're considering retirement, you'll want to join me for this inspired message from Mary Lloyd, author of SuperCharged Retirement: Ditch The Rocking Chair, Trash the Remote and Do What You Love! The recent economic mess has many people thinking that they can’t retire, or at least that they can’t retire when they want. But according to Mary Lloyd(www.superchargedretirement.com), the economic downturn is just what people needed to get retirement right. “The one-size-fits-all, leisure-centered model for retirement was never all that workable. You get bored doing nothing after a while,” she believes. “Now that the economy has made that less workable, most of us are going to have to come up with something more unique. And that’s going to be a whole lot more to your liking once you figure it out.” Mary Lloyd started her career as a mining geologist when miners still objected to letting women go underground. She retired as an executive level manager in the natural gas industry at age 47 to write novels, only to discover that the biggest challenge of retirement was finding any kind of challenge at all. After 13 years of struggling with that, she discovered her “real job” was in facilitating needed change in how the culture, the business sector, and individuals approach retirement. We’re squandering some of our best talent by not keeping people engaged at that point in their lives. She started Mining Silver LLC in 2007 and published Supercharged Retirement: Ditch the Rocking Chair, Trash the Remote, and Do What You Love in 2009 to help people design their own retirement so that it’s the most rewarding, exuberant stage of their entire lives. She also teaches and works on the business side of the equation to encourage employers to find innovative ways to use this talent. Join us Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. for a lively discussion!

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