Episode 58: Successful Retirement: Money and More with Chris Gomberg

Wealth On Any Income Podcast Episode 58

In Episode 58 of the Wealth On Any Income Podcast, Rennie is joined by Chris Gomberg. Chris is a California licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Certified Professional Retirement Coach (CPRC). He has been in the work/life and employee assistance program field for nearly 40 years and is the former director of EAP services at Cedars-Sinai hospital. Today he now continues to provide EAP services at 3M and has been providing private pre-retirement and retirement coaching for more than 10 years.

Rennie and Chris have known each other for over 25 years!

In this episode Rennie and Chris cover:

  • How Chris found there was a bigger picture to consider about retirement than just the money. 
  • Chris’s favorite charities.
  • Some myths about retirement.
  • Chris’s target market and the changing landscape of “retirement”.
  • Looking at where you want to be in 5 years using Chris’s Five-Year Planning Worksheet 
  • What his “retirement” is going to look like.

About Chris

Chris Gomberg is a California licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) and Certified Professional Retirement Coach (CPRC). Chris obtained his master’s in education/counseling and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Vermont and has been in the work/life, employee assistance program (EAP) field for nearly 40 years.

As an EAP Counselor, Chris has worked with thousands of employees and their family members when they have sought professional help for work, family or personal concerns. Several years ago, Chris turned his attention to developing a coaching program to help employees with concerns about their retirement transition.

In the process of developing the pre-retirement coaching program, Chris realized he had a real passion for coaching and assisting people who wanted to enhance their retirement planning. With a focus the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being, Chris is helping pre-retirement and retirement clients manage their next chapter of their life. It is, after all, more than just about the money!

Chris has presented at local and national conferences as well as many workshops on such topics as Personal and Work Change Management, Balancing a Personal and Professional Life, Positive Psychology, Stress Management and Building Resiliency, and Retirement Transition.

Chris has provided Employee Assistance Program (EAP) consulting services for several Fortune 500 companies including 3M, Mattel, and Health Net and worked at Cedars-Sinai’s Work and Life Matters/EAP both as director of the EAP and as a Work/Life Specialist, providing direct client services. Chris is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management and is licensed by the Institute of HeartMath® as a Coach and Certified Trainer in stress reduction.

Reach out to Chris today to get a copy of his five year planning sheet at https://chrisgombergretirementcoach.com/

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