Winning at Retirement

A Guide to Health, Wealth & Purpose in the Best Years of Your Life

Non-Fiction - Self Help
266 Pages
Reviewed on 02/04/2020
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Author Biography

Financial Planner Patrick Foley has been guiding Americans toward happy retirements for more than 25 years. He and his partner and co-author Kristin Hillsley have developed an innovative and holistic process that inspired the book Winning at Retirement.

Pat holds the CFP® designation, and has an eclectic background that includes extensive community service, regular speaking engagements, and the founding of a music festival and bone marrow drive.

In their practice, Pat and Kristin avoid investment jargon, and focus on breaking complex subjects into an easily understood series of decisions. That, and a realization that money is just a means to more important ends, guides their approach to advising people in their practice and through their book.

Pat and his wife Heather have two daughters and one crazed Golden Retriever, and live in Blue Bell, PA.

    Book Review

Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite

Winning At Retirement: A Guide to Health, Wealth & Purpose in the Best Years of Your Life is a work of non-fiction that aims to advise and provide information to new retirees and was penned by author duo Patrick Foley and Kristin Hillsley. As the modern world expands, there are so many options available to those who have finished the working period of their lives, and this also makes the choices more complex and involved than ever before. In their all-inclusive guidebook for all kinds of retirees, Foley and Hillsley combine their extensive knowledge to provide information about money, health and new paths to explore once you have the time and freedom to do so.

If you ever needed just one guidebook about retirement, then this is it. Author duo Patrick Foley and Kristin Hillsley really have thought of every angle and aspect that one might want to consider when retiring in this day and age, and their well-organized formatting allows for easy access to the most pertinent information at your fingertips. It’s wonderful to see traditional and modern approaches used, with guidance for technological aids to gain even more information. The narrative tone of the authors is both friendly and accessible, with a gentle approach to jargon that educates but does not patronize. Key concepts add a lot of clarity to the direction of the work too and give handy reminders that stand out. Overall, Winning At Retirement is a highly comprehensive guidebook which is well worth a look if you’re coming up to retirement age, or indeed are already there!