Retirement lifestyle

What will life be like during retirement ?

Transitioning from work life to a life of leisure is part of the American dream, but the reality of lifestyle in retirement can be shocking without proper planning. Developing a retirement identity includes everything from your social network to everyday lifestyle and your financial efficacy.

The articles below offer insights into this topic. 

Post pandemic retirement decisions

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Unanticipated events like the global pandemic often inspire thought and reflection that can lead to lifestyle and behavioral changes. This article explores how the pandemic has changed when people decide to retire.

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Transitioning from career to retirement

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Now more than ever individuals are considering transition from their primary careers into a retirement period that may be much longer, and different, than those experienced by prior generations. If you are thinking about making a career transition to retirement, following are a few steps you should consider:

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Is early retirement right for you?

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At one time or another you may be offered the opportunity to “retire early” — well before your 65th birthday. It is important to plan for this contingency in advance.

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What to do in retirement

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Given increased longevity and improvements in health, today’s retirees have a greater number of lifestyle options that may be difficult to choose from. This post helps you to think them through.

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The role of planning in retirement satisfaction

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Life in retirement may exceed the life of your career. Having a financial plan and a plan for how you plan to spend the next 30+ years has never been more important. People with a plan are significantly more satisfied in retirement.

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Entrepreneurship is a retirement lifestyle choice

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Retirement used to mean the end of an era, and was solidified by a person’s complete exit from the workplace, not any more. Learn how entrepreneurship can be a retirement lifestyle choice for you.

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How couples can prepare for retirement

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Planning for retirement as a couple can have several benefits including confirming common goals, creating accountability to achieve a greater probability of success, and building retirement confidence.

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How caring for others can impact your finances

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There has been a recent increase in the awareness of the “Sandwich Generation,” where individuals provide for both their children and aging relatives. Will caring for others impact your retirement?

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Have you had “the talk” with your children ?

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Discussions between parents and children get more complex as we advance to different stages in life. Preparing and engaging them creates stress and anxiety; however, not having them may result in a more devastating outcome.

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Nine questions retirees should ask themselves

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Our doctors’ visits and daily exercises focus on our physical and mental well-being — yet, is there something else required in order for us to have a positive health experience in retirement? Yes. Financial wellness.

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Why gen z is optimistic about retirement

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The ups and downs of the economy may cause people to give up hope. However, recent studies show that Generation Z is the most optimistic about retirement — even with a global pandemic in the equation.

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