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Adding International Adventure to Retirement Planning with Karen Bense

Just because you are retired doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Many retirees want to include international travel in their retirement plans, from cruises to guided tours and more.

In this episode, Ken New speaks with Karen Bense, owner of Air Land and Sea Travel, on how retirees can include adventurous travels in their retirement plans. They explore popular destinations for retirees traveling alone or with friends and family and how retirees can stay safe while traveling.

Karen discusses: 

  • Why retirees look to include travel in their retirement plans
  • How the pandemic caused an increase in family travel plans
  • The current trends in travel, comparing places and types of travel
  • The importance of creating an itinerary when traveling based on the client’s wants and needs
  • And more

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The emphasis became more on making memories together and sharing experiences instead of just leaving an inheritance behind.

Karen BenseAir Land and Sea Travel Inc.


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The Pinnacle team’s primary objective is to provide holistic financial strategies. Our ultimate vision is to educate clients about their own personal financial challenges and potential solutions regarding complex financial issues.

Air Land and Sea Travel Inc.

Karen Bense

Owner of Air Land and Sea Travel Inc. Has an extensive background in the travel industry. A native of Connecticut, she began her travels as a flight attendant. Her interest in travel continued even after her career as a flight attendant ended.

Karen became a travel consultant when her daughter started school and for the past 23 years has been involved assisting customers with their travel plans. For the last 18 years she has owned Air Land & Sea Travel Agency, Inc.. Along the way she has endeared many clients and forged lifelong friendships with her clients. Her passion is creating a memorable travel experience for all who call, email or walk into the office.

Financial Advisor

Ken New

Ken New is committed to helping retirees and pre-retirees understand financial strategy. Since 1997, he has spent time discovering options for income planning with a definitive strategy to reduce taxes. Ken explains options for growth to clients that will raise the probability that they will not outlive their income. He has such a unique and wide range of expertise in the financial industry that he is a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table and a past officer of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Planners. Ken is a resident of Viera, Florida and is happily married to his wife, Linda. He enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, Lindsey and granddaughter, Adalyn.

Are you curious about how multi-generational travel can strengthen family bonds?

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