Gerard was diagnosed with bowel cancer in August 2016, and this drastically changed his retirement plans.
At the age of 50, with 5 years until retirement, Denise started viola lessons. Since then, five and a half years ago, she has performed in 32 concerts, two of which were in China!
Reflections on Retirement (how to use conceptual skills you gained from APS work for retirement planning)
(Story shared by a CSS Member who would prefer to remain anonymous)
After a short stint of retirement, Jeff is back. And his own personal experience with moving into retirement has given him a good understanding of the possibilities and potential challenges....
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“Get a life...NOW! Then, like me, you won't really notice that you've apparently retired” says Gail. (Photo – Gail on the ukulele with other members of the blues band ‘Laid...
Many years ago, when I was still working full-time, I finally got around to attending a CSS seminar
“Retirement is an excellent institution and I can highly recommend it but it does need to be properly planned and managed to maximise its personal enjoyment and satisfaction” says...
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If expensive housing, long hours of commuting and no time for yourself are causing you to think about living elsewhere, you are not alone.
I am now a part-time worker, having worked full-time for most of my adult life.
Staff from CSC’s Pensions and Education teams were busy at CSC’s Expo stall answering questions about our super schemes, encouraging retirees to tell their retirement stories
If you’d like to enjoy a diverse and active retirement, give something back to your country and expand your friendship circle, retired school teacher Janet has a helpful suggestion...
Sherry had one goal in mind when she started her food blog: To be the happiest food blogger in history…
The secret retirement sauce (retirees tell us their ingredients for a happy and meaningful retired life)
How can you successfully transition from working life to retired life? To find out, we asked people who conquered this major life change themselves… our pension members.
Who are your role models for living a happy and satisfying retirement? Maybe you can find inspiration in some of these lifestyle choices.
Facing up to retirement can be a challenge for people who have spent the majority of their life in structured work. Structured work provides the security of knowing the pattern of our...
Moving into retirement, some people are startled and dismayed to discover a mis-match between the retirement they dreamed of, and the one they've got.
For those people who love their job retirement is often something to be feared and resisted. Here’s how Fred P. approached this challenge
Currently the over 50s provide the majority of the volunteering workforce
It’s a scientific fact that people who give generously of their time and effort feel better about life and about themselves