As we age, the idea of happiness may seem like an elusive concept, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, studies have shown that people over 65 years old are among the happiest demographic groups. So, what can you do to ensure that you continue to be happy well into your golden years? Here are some tips:
Most people talk about retirement as a shiny, sunny chapter of your life in which you no longer have to clock into work, answer to a boss, or spend 40 hours a week working for The Man. For many retirees, however, retirement turns out to be less pleasant than they expected.
Spending more time indoors? It doesn’t have to be boring. Engaging in interesting pastimes is important for everyone but finding indoor activities for older adults that enrich and enliven well-being is especially important. Keeping your mind occupied and your spirits high will repay you in lots of ways.
Every January, countless people resolve to get healthier in the new year. Often, these resolutions come with intense exercise goals or diet restrictions – and unrealistic goals that inherently make such resolutions short-lived. If you’re looking to make 2022 a healthier year, we recommend adopting a strategy that will help you maintain your health (and motivation!) for months to come.
Even if you love your job, there are times when you’d rather be alphabetizing the spice shelf than riding a packed train alongside hundreds of sniffling fellow commuters. Unfortunately, early retirement isn’t for everyone. Here are a few things to consider before you decide to retire early.
Being retired usually means having more free time. Making the best of your new found freedom will mean a lot more fun! Start with these simple tips.
When it comes to planning for your retirement income, it’s easy to overlook some of the common factors that can affect how much you’ll have available to spend. If you don’t consider how your retirement income can be impacted by investment risk, inflation risk, catastrophic illness or long-term care, and taxes, you may not be able to enjoy the retirement you envision.
Research shows that more than 50 percent of people who haven’t planned for retirement are nervous about the impending change, however 95 percent of people who have prepared are optimistic and excited about giving up work.
Whether you’re already enjoying retirement, or planning ahead for it, here are a few things you might not know about retirement.
After working all those years, the day has finally come for you to retire. You fill out your paperwork, your co-workers throw you a part, and finally you say your goodbyes. Now what?
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