Ann is an author, experienced entrepreneur, seasoned self-directed investor and a highly sought-after retirement consultant. For more than 30 years, Ann has worked diligently to build her own personal financial security.
After suddenly finding herself a widow in 2009, Ann needed to learn – and fast – about finances, survival and ultimate retirement. Having been in the trenches herself, Anne’s experience gives you real world advice, that works. Ann has been self-employed for most of her adult life. From managing a farm to running a successful animal feed shed business, she learned more than how to tend animals and mend fences. Ann absorbed a wide range of knowledge and experience that included bookkeeping, real estate development, real estate investment, and government relations.
She’s relied on these skills for her entire life. Convinced that anyone can achieve financial securityand live the life of their dreams, Ann stresses the importance of creating multiple income streams. After operating several businesses and investing in real estate, Ann began her financial investment journey after she sold an investment house and placed the proceeds in a SMSF and has had to deal with the challenges of owing investments through the GFC.
Ann’s book, Retire Well, Retire Happy, is a practical expression of her independent spirit and financial savvy. She is committed to helping others establish lifelong financial security, establish retirement relocation registers and promote education and choices through careful planning, persistence and patience.