The Zen of Money

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In a PBS-broadcast program focusing on Boomers and how they are redefining life after 50, George Kinder the father of Life Planning shared the three questions that we all must ask ourselves when considering our relationship not only to money, but to life itself.

As boomers age and ponder how they are going to retire and what to do with the rest of their life, an innovative PBS series seeks to help them find the answers.

In a recent segment of the PBS-broadcast series, Boomers: Redefining Life after 50, George Kinder, CFP®, who is nationally recognized as the father of "life planning" shares his thoughts on living a rich and full life.

Author of the Seven Stages of Money Maturity and the co-founder of the Kinder Institute of Life Planning (, Kinder is on a mission to help people find both money and meaning in their lives. He has been a practicing financial planner and tax advisor for nearly thirty years. His book, "The Seven Stages of Money Maturity: Understanding the Spirit and Value of Money in Your Life," is considered by many to be the seminal work in the burgeoning field of Life Planning.

In the PBS-broadcast segment, Kinder shared the three questions that, he believes, we all must ask ourselves when considering our relationship not only to money, but to life itself.

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Boomers! Redefining Life After Fifty! is hosted by a Boomer couple, former NBC correspondent Nancy Fernandez Mills, and her husband, Mark Mills, a seasoned broadcast financial journalist. Boomers! profiles real people and life situations, filmed in communities across the country. Each program includes three feature stories, shorter segments on health, personal finance, and lifestyle, and trivia questions woven into the mix.

Visit to learn more about Life Planning and/or to access a list of more than 650 life planners.


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