Jan 25, 2019

Best Retirement Books

Someone the other day posted that I don't know how to write.

Another woman with a "Masters in English" (which she emphasized) trashed my book How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free.

I  suggested that the woman search "best retirement books" and look at the Number 1 retirement book that appears on left in the images.

According to these images How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free is the best retirement book out there. Note that my The Joy of Not Working is also in the top 10 of best retirement books.

I also suggested that the woman refer to my website How to Retire Happy where on the homepage I list 30 major websites and blogs that have written about How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free in a positive way.

You can see the list at Best Retirement Books on How to Retire Happy.

Below are some of the entries:

First in September 2014 the AARP posted the article 6 Retirement Books You Should Read Now on their AARP website. The AARP placed How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free (now over 390,000 copies sold) in the Number 6 Position although it has out sold all the other retirement books since it was released in 2003.

Along with some of the other World's Best Retirement Books, here are more of the many places where How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free is highly recommended by major media or bloggers, including US NEWS, USA TODAY, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Christian Science Monitor:
1. 10 Great Retirement Books by Steve Holbrook of USNEWS: In this article US NEWS lists How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free in the Number 1 Position.  "In How to Retire Wild, Happy, and Free, life coach Ernie Zelinski advises retirees on how they can relax and enjoy their lives. From retirement savings to envisioning your retirement goals, Zelinski offers guidance on a broad range of topics."  

2. 7 BOOKS ON RETIREMENT YOU SHOULD READ RIGHT NOW BY REBECCA BOWSLAUGH:(Note that How to Retire Happy, Wild and Free is Number 1.) "Many retirement books focus on the financial side of retirement; specifically how much money you’ll need before the big day arrives. How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free is something different. This book focuses on life (and how to live it!) after retirement. It encourages physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being and improvements and helps the reader set goals to achieve a better life. And Zelinski is Canadian, so his humourous advice is not only relevant, but also practical. His is also the author of The Joy of Not Working: 21st Century Edition – A Book for the Retired, Unemployed, and Overworked an equally humorous and inspiring book for retirement and potential retirees."

26. 10 Best Selling Retirement Books on Amazon: by Knowing My Retirement.com: NOTE: How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free is Number 1. Here "are 10 of the best selling books from AMAZON.COM on the non financial aspects of retirement. They are ranked starting with the most popular. We reviewed about 108 titles to develop this list. So for AMAZON, financial retirement books outnumber non-financial ones by about 10 to 1, pretty much the state of the art for retirement information."

27.  10 Books to Read Before You Retire: By Jeff Somers January 2018More Best Retirement Books of All Time: Some people dream of retiring and living a jobless life. Others want to work until they fall over. No matter which camp you fall into, retirement planning is essential. 

28. Retirement Books: Pinterest Collection by Retirement Style: Deborah Williams's Suggestions for books that can help you make decisions about retirement planning, spending or living.

30. Early Retirement Books by Todd the Financial Mentor(Invest Smart. Build Wealth. Retire Early. Live Free.) Most people dream about early retirement, but few make concrete plans and take the required actions to achieve the goal. Readers on this site are different. I’ve have made it my mission to teach the methods I used to retire early at age 35. I’ve taught these same principles to 100’s of coaching clients with great success. The truth is anyone can retire earlier than old if you’re willing to commit to the goal, create a plan based on proven principles, and take persistent, consistent action. Surprisingly, it’s really not that hard when you know what to do. Here are several books that give you different perspectives on early retirement including How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free.

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