About Us

Mission Statement

Retirement is one of the most important transitions in life – a transition with significant financial, psychological and physical moments.

Both an opportunity and a challenge, retirement opens an engaging and inspiring world of possibility to those who enter it.

Yet retirement, for many of us, can feel like a mysterious territory unsupported by a single credible map. Our mission is to be that map.

Partners

Everything Retirement came together through a creative collaboration between Coastal Community Credit Union, Coastal Community Private Wealth Group, and Interior Savings Credit Union.

We are passionate about creating stronger relationships with our members, clients and communities to improve their financial well-being and enrich people’s lives.

This website is designed to provide retirees and pre-retirees with the practical tools necessary to embark on a life of retirement with knowledge, insight and optimism.

Goals

Our goal is to be Canada’s most authoritative one-stop provider of information, insight and advice about the opportunities and challenges of retirement.

Our goal is to provide retirees and pre-retirees with the tools necessary for them to live the fulfilled retired life they’ve earned.

Our goal is to be honest about retirement. Retirement isn’t always easy, despite what some sources may have you believe. Everyone needs help in retirement, even you.

Authors

Geoffrey Bailey

Geoffrey Bailey

An avid sportsman (tennis, rock climbing/hiking, diving), prolific reader of biographies, world traveller – some of the many interests that define Geoffrey Bailey. He’s also a widely published newspaper and magazine journalist, author of two bestselling books, and a former advertising agency creative director. Geoffrey provides impeccable research and insight into the issues and interests (from financial to social) that concern today’s retirees.

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Allyson Dawson

Allyson Dawson

Creativity and energy define recent retiree Allyson Dawson. Along with a multitude of interests and hobbies that includes illustration, painting, graphic design, food and wine, tennis and world travel, she’s the principal blog contributor at Everything Retirement. Her more than 400 posts (to date) combine careful research with humour, imagination and insights that define today’s retirement lifestyle.

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