The 10 Secrets of a Happy Retirement with Dorian Mintzer and Richard Eisenberg

Episode Guest: Richard Eisenberg, Managing Editor and Senior Web Editor, Next Avenue

Episode Description:
Some people have a much better retirement experience than others. What makes the difference? Having a plan and figuring out what you want out of retirement in advance so you have laid the groundwork for a retirement experience that works for you and your family.

In this episode, Richard Eisenberg outlines the ten ways you can achieve a happy retirement.

He will cover:

  • How to figure out in advance what you want out of retirement.
  • If you have a husband, wife, or partner, talk frankly together about what you both want out of retirement.
  • Plan your transition into retirement.
  • Come up with a retirement income plan.
  • Choose when to retire and then follow through (if you can).
  • Stay engaged and healthy (if you can).
  • Get a part-time job in retirement.
  • Learn new things or pursue your passions.
  • Keep a schedule, but not like the one you had before you retired.
  • See your children and grandchildren if you have any.

About Richard Eisenberg:

Richard Eisenberg is Managing Editor of PBS', a site for people in their 50s and 60s. He is also the editor of the site's Money and Work & Purpose channels and a frequent blogger there. Previously, he was Executive Editor of Money Magazine and Front Page Finance Editor for Yahoo! He is the author of two books, How to Avoid a Mid-Life Financial Crisis and The Money Book of Personal Finance.

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