How NOT to Retire

A Psychological Approach to a Healthy and Wealthy Retirement

Your golden years are waiting—filled with purpose, joy, and a newfound harmony with money and wealth.

Are you ready to redefine your retirement years and embark on a path to unparalleled fulfillment and prosperity?You're in the right place!Our podcast is tailor-made for individuals like you, who are eager to turn this new chapter of life into a prosperous and joyous adventure. Unlock the secret to a retirement that transcends the ordinary—encompassing not just psychological well-being but also a profound enhancement in your relationship with money and wealth.

"Aging is the aggressive avoidance of discomfort."
- Gary Brecka

Why Subscribe?

Retirement is not just a financial milestone; it's a psychological and emotional transition. A transformative journey.We go beyond the traditional notions of retirement planning, offering you a holistic and innovative approach to ensure your golden years are truly golden.We believe in thriving, not just surviving, in retirement!

What You'll Learn:

Psychological Empowerment:
Uncover the secrets to maintaining a positive mindset and conquering the psychological challenges that retirement may bring.
Wealth Wellness:
Explore how to cultivate a healthier relationship with money, fostering financial harmony in your retirement and beyond.
Lifestyle Optimization:
Discover how to create a fulfilling and purpose-driven lifestyle, keeping your mind and body active for years to come.
Exclusive Insights:
Benefit from expert advice and real-life success stories that will inspire and guide you towards a retirement filled with joy, passion, and abundance.

Coming Soon:

How NOT to Retire

The Workshop

Don't miss out on our on-demand virtual workshop, where you'll be guided on a transformative journey led by Dr. Richard Himmer.For those on the brink of retirement or already savoring the first chapters of newfound leisure, the "How NOT to Retire" workshop is your guidebook, a purposeful living blueprint to a healthy and wealth retirement. Tailored to resonate with various retirement stages, it addresses unique needs with actionable strategies and sustainable results.We invite you to be among the first to have access to this exclusive opportunity.
Click the link below to be added to the waitlist!

About the Host:

Dr. Richard Himmer, the Managing Director at Madrona Financial & CPAs, is a seasoned professional with expertise in Emotional Intelligence (EI), Clinical Hypnotherapy, and Workplace Bullying prevention. He has a master’s degree in psychology and a Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, combining academic knowledge with practical experience in his career. He is the founder of the Himmer Center for Organizational and Personal Wellness, and is currently the Managing Director of Madrona Financial & CPAs, a financial advisory and CPA firm based out of Washington State.

About Madrona Financial & CPAs:

Our journey began with a vision in 1989: Bob Bauer, CPA had a goal of providing top-notch tax services, while serving as a trusted practitioner who believed in and genuinely cared for his clients. In two short years, with the addition of Brian Evans, CPA/PFS, we evolved into Madrona CPAs—a thriving accounting firm based in Snohomish County, Washington. Brian's venture into investments led to the birth of Madrona Financial Services in 1999, and today, we stand as a beacon of financial expertise.We at Madrona Financial & CPAs go beyond the traditional—managing wealth, offering tax services, and embracing a fiduciary standard that puts our clients first. Our comprehensive suite includes asset protection, guaranteed lifetime cash flow products, estate planning, social security optimization, real estate, and advanced strategies for high net worth individuals.With over 30 employees across six offices, we carry forward the core values instilled by our founders, ensuring that high-quality client service remains at the heart of what we do.

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