How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free

How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free

Retirement Wisdom That You Won't Get From your Financial Advisor

Book - 2004
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How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free offers inspirational advice on how to enjoy life to its fullest. The key to achieving an active and satisfying retirement involves a great deal more than having adequate financial resources; it also encompasses all other aspects of life--interesting leisure activities, creative pursuits, physical well-being, mental well-being, and solid social support. World-class author and innovator Ernie J. Zelinski guides you to: --Gain courage to take early retirement; in fact, the earlier the better. --Put money in proper perspective so that you don't need a million dollars to retire. --Generate purpose in your retirement life with meaningful creative pursuits. --Follow your dreams instead of someone else's. --Take charge of your mental, physical, and spiritual health. --Better envision you retirement goals -- including where you want to live. --Above all, make your retirement years the best time of your life. What sets this retirement book apart from all the others is its holistic approach to the fears, hopes, and dreams that people have about retirement. This international bestseller (over 110,000 copies sold in its first edition) goes way beyond the numbers that is often the main focus of retirement planning in most retirement books. There are many ingredients of a happy retirement and several retirement planning tools that help retirees plan for their retirement in new and more meaningful ways. One of the most powerful tools is The Get-a-Life Tree that you won't find in any other retirement books. In short, the retirement wisdom in this book will prove to be much more important than how much money you have saved. How to Retire Happy Wild, and Free helps readers create an active, satisfying, and happy retirement in a way such that they don't need a million dollars to retire.
Publisher: Edmonton, AB : Visions International : 2004
ISBN: 9780969419457
0969419457
Branch Call Number: 362.6 Z37h
Characteristics: 213p illus

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Oscar2306
Sep 08, 2017

This is not a great retirement planning book. The author was fired from a job and proceeded to make a living by knocking working full-time for others and by extolling the virtues of following one's own dream. It is full of general platitudes and is a quick read. I recommend a far better book if you looking for feedback about planning your retirement: "What Color is Your Parachute for Retirement?"

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teresastieben
Feb 17, 2017

Subtitle misleading, in that I thought it would have some money management ideas contained within this book. Its a light read.

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msemos
Jul 14, 2015

not your typical retirement book. no emphasis on savings, retirement funds etal. more focused on what to do in retirement. much of the book is common sense but I got a couple of good ideas

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Bududo
Jan 04, 2015

This book does address an important topic - planning what to do in retirement. Clearly, there is a significant change of pace, outlook, and potentials when one retires. This book provides many wonderful quotes and suggested lists. My basic knock is that this book could be shortened to a brochure and not lose any content. There is way too much repetitious discussion on planning for retirement activities.

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HandyFellow
Nov 05, 2014

The author looks at the non-financial aspects of retirement and provides an easy to read book that focuses on accepting that you are more than just money, a job, or a career. I would recommend this book in conjunction with 'Retirement Rocks' as a couple of must read books for those considering early retirement, those in retirement, or those struggling with the decision to even retire at all. In retrospect, I can honestly say that early retirement was the absolute best decision for me, but this and a couple of other EPL titles definitely eased the transition.

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ownedbydoxies
Mar 20, 2012

Ok, but not exactly world-shaking.

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Snuze
Nov 16, 2011

Excellent book, I found it well worth the read in planning for retirement.

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