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Dan Haylett: Retirement Planning = Life Planning

A U.K.-based financial advisor discusses why people over 50 are often underserved by the financial-services industry, ways to ease into retirement, and what it means to be a ‘retirement rebel.’

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Our guest on the podcast today is Dan Haylett. Dan is a financial planner and head of growth for TFP Financial Planning based in the United Kingdom. Dan focuses on financial planning, retirement planning, and life planning for people over age 50. He also hosts a podcast called The Humans vs. Retirement that is centered on the behavioral aspects of retirement. Prior to joining TFP, Dan occupied several positions in the asset-management industry.



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How to Become a ‘Retirement Rebel’ for a Higher ‘Return on Life,’” by Dan Haylett,

Retirement Is a Flawed Concept, With Carl Richards,” The Humans vs. Retirement podcast,, June 19, 2023.

Navigating the Changing Relationship With Your Spouse in Retirement, With Ashley Quamme,” The Humans vs. Retirement podcast,, June 5, 2023.

Identity and Purpose

Retiring With a Bang: Harvard’s 85-Year Study Unlocks Secrets to a Long and Happy Life,” by Dan Haylett,

Happiness, Fulfillment, and Contentment in Retirement,” by Dan Haylett,

The Anchors of Retirement Well-Being,” by Dan Haylett,

Retirement Should Not Be Viewed as the Third and Final Phase of Life,” by Dan Haylett,

Psychology of Spending

Understanding the Deep-Seated Fear of Running Out of Money and Its Impact on Retirement,” by Dan Haylett,

From 4% Rule to 8% Fool: Unleashing Your Inner Retirement Spending Rockstar,” by Dan Haylett,

The Psychology Behind Spending Money in Retirement,” by Dan Haylett,

Annuitized Income and Optimal Asset Allocation,” by David Blanchett and Michael Finke,, Sept. 22, 2017.

Dan Haylett: Is It Good Advice to Give Money Away?” by Dan Haylett,, July 27, 2022.


Lessons and Experiences Through the Lens of a Real-Life Retirement Journey, With Andy Murphy,” The Humans vs. Retirement podcast,, June 26, 2023.

6 Weeks Into His Retirement! An Inspirational Real Retirement Story With Neil Jones,” The Humans vs. Retirement podcast,, Nov. 17, 2023.

How to Light Your Retirement Torch With the Father of Life Planning, George Kinder,” The Humans vs. Retirement podcast,, Oct. 6, 2023.

Carl Richards: It Should Be OK to Relax Out Loud,” The Long View podcast,, July 27, 2021.

Michael Kitces: How Higher Yields Affect Asset Allocation and Retirement Planning,” The Long View podcast,, May 9, 2023.

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