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Eight Habits For Effective Retirees

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 8:03 AM

Good advice for joyful retirement:

8 habits of highly effective retirees - MarketWatch

For example: "If someone asks you when you want to retire, your answer should be a dollar amount, not a year. Retirement is about independence, not simply age, and money is critical to independence. You should know exactly how much you need to save in order to fund the type of retirement you want.

Successful retirees focus on their bank account, not their birthday."

It is not the beginning toward an end, it is another stage of a meaningful life full of newness, challenges, and eternal rewards.
51hh51hh1,476 posts since
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1. Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 8:15 AM
Thanks for an excellent and thought-provoking article.  I especially like habits 1 (Live with a sense of urgency), 3 (Be healthy), 4 (Retire to something, not from something), 7 (Do important work), and 8 (Foster meaningful relationships).   It's very important to plan (financially, emotionally and spiritually) for "Act 2". 
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