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Meet our retirement bloggers - part 2


Retiresavvy is the place to visit if you’re looking to take the mysteries out of planning for retirement. Covering a range of topics, our retirement bloggers are here to share their experiences, stories, hints and tips with you so you can make the most of retired life. Here’s part two of our introduction to the bloggers you’ll see throughout the site…

Jenny Wood

Jenny has been a journalist for over 16 years and she writes about a range of topics including inspiring real life stories and health. Her parents have given her a whole new insight into how fun and busy retired life can be… “When my parents finally gave up work three years ago, I assumed they’d just put their feet up. I was so wrong”. Discover the secret benefits of retiring in Jenny’s latest blog.

Henry Tapper

Well-known and respected in the world of pensions, Henry is the founder of Pension Play Pen, Director of First Actuarial and National Campaigns Manager for the Friends of Auto-Enrolment. He regularly appears in the media and actively campaigns for better pensions as well as writing for retiresavvy! Take a look at his articles on annuities and pension contributions.

Anthony D Black

Anthony is a retired deputy head teacher with a passion for photography and music. He’s visited Ibiza every May since 1997 and is an avid supporter of Burnley FC. He says that retirement is “a time to make the most of everything – while I still can” sharing the story of his retirement career change as well as his retirement planning tips with us.

Johanna Payton

Johanna has been working as a freelance journalist for over 12 years and is the commissioning editor of the Guardian. She lectures in fashion journalism and has been blogging for over 10 years - she doesn’t see that stopping when she retires either! “I love being freelance and hope to continue this working lifestyle for the rest of my days.” Read her tips on starting your own blog.

Alan Burnett

Alan has been running his own blog, News from Nowhere, since 2006, showcasing his ranting, writing and photographs, old and new. He describes retirement as “the ability to waste your time in the most glorious and productive ways possible” and recently wrote a feature about the meaning of retirement.

Clive Pilcher

Clive spent 20 years working in the NHS and started blogging two years ago in a bid to overcome a bout of depression. “Retirement gives me the freedom to choose how I spend my time and not be at the mercy of a work-driven timetable,” he says. Find out more about Clive’s retirement journey in his latest article where he tackles a fear of aging.

More to follow…

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