Szifra is quoted in this CUNA.org article
By Diane Molvig
November 11, 2013
We all have moments while we’re working when we wish we weren’t. But are you having more of those moments lately?
You’ve worked for decades. You’ve saved a healthy nest egg. After crunching the numbers, you and your financial planner have determined that you’ll have the financial resources you’ll need for your remaining years.
Those financial considerations must come first. But once it appears you’re financially set, there’s one big question still hovering: Am I ready to retire?
Experts advise that the answer to that question is not about being ready, but rather about getting ready.
“You need to plan and prepare for retirement, and be intentional about it,” says Szifra Birke, a financial behavior and transition coach in Chelmsford, Mass. “Many people have a financial plan. What they often don’t have is some sort of life plan.” Continue Reading