Not getting enough sleep? That could be an issue to address. A report from the Rand Corporation declares that insufficient sleep is a ‘public health problem’ in the United States, and beyond.
Sam Dogen retired at the age of 34—back in 2012. Having $3 million in hand allowed him to have the financial freedom he needed. He tells of the benefits of early retirement he didn’t expect and the downsides of early retirement that ‘no one tells you about’.
In this quarter’s YourLifeChoices Affordability IndexTMyou’ll find information about building your nest egg; the negatives of negative growth and how to best secure your lifestyle when you stop work—and more. It’s a worthwhile read for those planning retirement or in retirement.
Two years ago, at the age of 62, Sherry Goodloe decided it was time to retire and ‘to start really living’. Four years earlier she’d had breast cancer, which made her think hard about her future. To fulfil her travel dreams she says, ‘I got a world map and I started mapping out places I wanted to go.’
Couples fight about money. In fact, one study discovered it was the ‘number one issue couple’s fight about.’ And it discovered that ‘money fights’ were the second leading cause of divorce—behind infidelity.
When it comes to bone health, calcium is a vitally important component of our diet. But what else helps to keep our bones strong and healthy?
I was browsing the book Retirement Maze when I came across this comment: ‘Retirement is a full-time job’. That made me pause. Don’t we retire to get away from work, the job? Is it to go to another?
What will you do in retirement? For many, the lure of travel, spending time with family and friends, and exploring new activities and events are at the top of their ‘to do’ retirement list.
You are who you are, which means that when it comes to retirement you shouldn’t try to live someone else’s retirement. You need to remember who you are.