Being retired affords you the time to say Hi to babies. (From my new book The Joy of Being Retired: 365 Reasons Why Retirement Rocks and Work Sucks.)
Here are some recent headlines about retirement that are not so pleasant for people who want to take early retirement or for retirees already in retirement.
- For a Healthy Retirement, Keep Working
New York Times Retirees benefited whether the work was a full- or part-time job, self-employment or temporary. Doctors have long known that staying active during the older ...See a
Young Americans Say They Need Millions to Retire
Reuters... Than Men" "Women Plan to Save About Same Amount as Men for Retirement" Online Calculators Offer Learning Opportunities How long will you live? .
Here are three retirement quotes to help place retirement in proper perspective:
- For a happy day, look for something bright and beautiful in nature. Listen for a beautiful sound, speak a kind word to some person, and do something nice for someone without their knowledge.
— Unknown 85-year-old Wise Retired Person
When the majority of people get my age, once they retire and get Social Security they lay on the couch and do nothing. The next thing you know, they're not with us any more.
— 77-year-old Retiree August Gonsoulin
Retirees have two choices: choose the couch — or choose life.
— Jane McBride