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Retirement does not have to be the beginning of the end. Just because you have completed your tenure with one job does not mean that you cannot pursue other careers or opportunities. They could even be in areas very different from what you have been doing. Read more about thoughts on working in retirement and maybe tips and suggestions We at RetyrSmart sincerely believe that the retired people in our Retyrsmart community are an awesome resource.

Team Retrysmart, will be sharing as many viewpoints as possible regarding the importance of continuing to work, finding new opportunities, embarking on newer fields etc.

In this section you will find articles and blogs regarding Retirement & Work published on our site since the beginning. Productive Reading !!

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    Avoid These 7 Pitfalls of Retirement

    Retirement isn't always one big vacation. Remember to prepare for potential problems. We all look forward to retirement as a rewarding and pleasurable time of our lives. But there are going to be occasions when the reality does not measure up to the dream. Here's what to watch out for, and what to do about it. That's what the author has put forward in this article. ..... ..... ..... .... . . .. . . . . . . ...Read More

     

    Ways to beat loneliness in retirement

    For most of us, our sense of identity is largely shaped by our careers and, without the routine of everything that comes with work - the stress, short deadlines, unnecessary meetings and long lunches with colleagues - we're left with feeling isolated and lonely. That's what this article is based on and offers a few ways that such isolation and loneliness can be combatted. ..... ..... ..... .... . . .. . . . . . . ...Read More

     

    Avoiding these common mistakes can make for an easier retirement

    Retirement should be the easy part of life, hence why we save and invest so much to fund it, and there are simple ways to make sure your decisions are the right ones from the start. Increased choice brings increased risks, including the possibility of running out of money later in retirement. To stay on top of your retirement, the author, of the article below, cautions you that there are seven common mistakes you must avoid..... ..... ..... .... . . .. . . . . . . ...Read More

     

    5 Mistakes To Avoid in Your Retirement Plan

    If you're new to retirement, you can expect to make some mistakes. It's all unexplored territory for you, after all, and you'll have to figure out some things as you go. But you can learn a lot from the experiences of those who've gone before you - and that's especially important when it comes to your finances. Too many stumbles and surprises could take a toll on your hard-earned nest egg. This article helps you avoid some of the common mistakes we may make in our retirement planning.. .. . . . . . . ...Read More

     

    Some Of The Most Important Retirement Decisions You'll Ever Make

    Retirement itself is a very new idea. For most of history, we "worked" until we died. Times have changed -- people are living for decades after leaving the workforce. We aren't hard-wired to plan for this... and it shows.. ......... .... . . .. . . . . . . ...Read More

     

    This is how to have the 'perfect' retirement

    Most people look forward to retirement as a time to forget their worries, live without a boss or a commute and to perhaps just kick back whenever and however the urge appears. ......... .... . . .. . . . . . . ...Read More

     

    Food, fitness and health in your 60s and beyond

    Over 60? Discovery Vitality shares an article here that encourages youthfulness through a holistic approach to your wellbeing no matter what your age is. Here's your guide to managing your diet, exercise and health......... .... . . .. . . . . . . ...Read More

     

    Inspirational stuff: Senior Citizens learn new skills in their golden years

    Now in their golden years, three people find their way back to studying a new skill long after they had left their schooldays behind. Its really something we can take inspiration from. Read on and see if you too can think of picking up a new skill just for the fun of it. All the Best..... .. ... . .. . . . .Read More

     

    8 Things about retirement to be aware of for better planning

    Whether you are planning your retirement or are close to retirement or are recently retired, the following should open your eyes to some of the things you may have missed when thinking of retirement. Becoming aware of these retirement related issues will help with better retirement planning and fewer surprises in retirement..... .. ... . .. . . . .Read More

     

    Grand-parenting, the joys and challenges

    Many of our readers are grandparents already or are at least grandparents in waiting. Here is a grandmother sharing her experiences of being one…the pleasures and the challenges. A heart-warming read.... .. ... . .. . . . .Read More

     

    How To Live Well In Your Golden Years

    As many of us approach retirement, it’s a good time of think of how we could make our retirement years really feel like the Golden Years they are meant to be. Read on.. .. ... . .. . . . .Read More

     

    A LETTER TO GRANDPARENTS

    Many of us are in the zone. Already grandparents or soon to be grandparents. This heartfelt feedback from a youngster who enjoyed and benefited from his grandparents’ company makes for delightful reading that leaves a lot of food for thought on the table. It’s a little long but an interesting read for sure. .. ... . .. . . . .Read More

     

    How to be happy in retirement

    Retirement can be the happiest period of a person's life. Free time and independence from full-time work can have a profound impact on mental health, and studies have shown that retirees experience both an instant and enduring increase in their overall life satisfaction once they leave the workforce. The article below helps you with practices that can make your retirement really happy.. ... . .. . . . .Read More

     

    Important Things To Do In The Year Before You Retire

    You've worked hard all your life and are finally gearing up to bring your career to a close. But before you do, there are a few key moves you'll need to make to set yourself up for the future. In the article below the author specifies 3 moves to make at work the year before you retire. Moves that will keep you in good stead in retirement. ... . .. . . . .Read More

     

    Concerned about financial stability after retirement? Check out these useful tips

    With inflation going up and everything becoming expensive, just saving for the future might not be enough. That said, you need ways to make sure that you are financially stable and independent post-retirement as well. Below are 5 ways to be financially independent post-retirement... . .. . . . .Read More

     

    Some interesting learnings while growing older

    The author of the article below talks of him growing up from a youngster to a more mature middle-aged person. He shares what he feels are lessons he has learnt in the transition. Useful observations that the reader may find interesting maybe even useful in dealing with ones life as it progresses.. . .. . . . .Read More

     

    I have retired - What shall I do next?

    So your time for retirement has come and you are wondering what to do next? Most of us do not plan for our retirement, putting off the difficult debate with oneself on the pretext that we will cross the bridge when we come to it. . .. . . . .Read More

     

    From joy of retirement to retiring hurt

    RRetirement blues hit hard with regards to authority, power and command. My successful culmination of the Army innings was celebrated in a befitting manner by my wife. A surprise holiday with designer outfits and footwear from her own savings touched my heart. First three months after retirement were memorable, as I was pampered to the hilt — my favourite dishes, visits to my relatives, golf at will. .. . . . .Read More

     

    So Much To Do @ 60

    Really? When I meet friends who ask me how is my ‘retired life’, I often tell them that my life is as busy as it was, except for the headache of meeting a ‘revenue budget’ every month. And I think I am lucky.. . . . .Read More

     

    The Three Lies People Tell Themselves About Retirement

    Most people don’t set out to lie to themselves about retirement, but it’s hard not to do. The issue stems from people going into it with overgeneralized assumptions and vague ideas about what everyday life in retirement will look and feel like. In other words, people think retirement is going to be or mean one thing, and then when it doesn’t turn out that way, they have to lie to themselves in order to rationalize how they feel about it. Overtime, the lie is perpetuated onto others and the tradition carries on. . . . .Read More

     

    Passing on your wealth without causing unhappiness

    Most older people in some way or the other are working through their estate planning. What to leave to whom and how are the key questions that you may be trying to address. In this article here, a family wealth expert raises an important issue of how to manage passing on of an inheritance without leaving anybody unhappy in the process. Team RetyrSmart feels these will be useful inputs for many of our readers as they go about their estate planning. . . .Read More

     

    Healthy Retirement is Happy Retirement !

    Most of us would be looking forward to our Retirement as period of leisure and fun with no deadlines to be met. It’s also a time when we tend to focus a bit more on ourselves. Team RetyrSmart urges our readers to focus on good health too during Retirement as we believe that Healthy Retirement is Happy Retirement. .. . . . .Read More

     

    The 7 Wonders of the World. The New List

    We have all grown up reading about the 7 Wonders of the World. Of those the only one we could possibly see today is the Pyramids of Giza. Why not look at new set of Wonders as per popular opinion. Team RetyrSmart would look forward to hearing from our readers about what they feel about these new Wonders .. . . . .Read More

     

    Planning on Retirement ? Important things to consider well in advance

    Are you planning to retire soon? Are you dreaming of the retirement phase of your life? It is easy to fantasize about how you might spend your time: traveling, spending time with loved ones exploring hobbies, etc.

    Well that is the easy part. If you are seriously considering retiring in the next year or so, below are some recommendations for things that need to happen before you start hinting at retirement party ideas at work. .. . . . .Read More

     

    How To Make Your Retirement More Meaningful

    Retirement is a major life transition, but its stages are predictable. Sadly, most people don’t think it through all the way. Many retire simply because they hate their job or as soon as they have enough money. Before they retire, they work 40-60 hours per week, which is a lot of time to fill. The average retiree watches 43 hours of TV per week. Don’t let yourself fall into that rut. These 10 tips can help you have a meaningful retirement. .. . . . .Read More

     

    Things I’ll Do Differently When I’m Old

    Soon after my 50th birthday, 10 years ago, I started keeping a list of “Things I will do/things I won’t do when I get old.”

    It was a highly judgmental, and super secret, accounting of all the things I thought my parents were doing wrong. My dad lied chronically about taking his meds. He refused to get a hearing aid, telling others to “up their audio” (he had been a television producer). My mom smoked behind my back (she thought) until the day she was diagnosed with lung cancer. It was all too easy to call them out, and I recognized over and over just how awful it is to become feeble, sick and increasingly absent-minded, or worse. .. . . . .Read More

     

    where do i begin ?

    The new year is off to a brisk start, as usual. You were quite busy last year, as usual. Lots of thoughts

    on what needs doing but lots didn’t get done, as usual. And now not too sure where to begin on allthe pending thoughts, as usual. If you have not been keeping meticulous notes, it’s possible you don’t remember most of the things that went through your mind last year. That’s not a nice place to be in if you intend making 2018 a much more productive and effective year for yourself.. . . . .Read More

     

    7 Ways Senior Men Can Overcome Loneliness, The Silent Killer

    Loneliness is one of the top threats to senior men’s health. Living in isolation can take a physical, mental, and emotional toll in older adults. Relentless solitude can accelerate the rate of cognitive decline, and increase the risk of heart disease by 29 percent and stroke by 32 percent. It’s as important a risk factor for early death as obesity and smoking. For Boomer men told to “man up” their entire lives and not ask for help, loneliness can be a silent killer. . . . .Read More

     

    Retirement tips: 4 steps to a happier retirement

    Is retirement near? Are you among the 10,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 daily? It’s exciting, yet daunting — freedom tainted with dreaded aging. Here are my four favorite lifestyle tips for happy retirement, culled from decades of working with retired folk. . . . .Read More

     

    How to Stay Busy During Retirement

    You’ve done the hard part: spent a lifetime getting out of bed and going to work, taken care of your family, and saved up for a nice, long retirement. But what exactly do you do to fill all your hard earned free time? Boredom and depression are some common reactions people have to retirement, where there seems to be so much time and so little to do. Fight off restlessness by focusing on recreational activities or volunteer work to keep busy. . . .Read More

     

    An Opportunity: The Freebird Club: An Airbnb for the 50+ Set

    In his excellent new book, The Longevity Economy, MIT AgeLab Director Joseph F. Coughlin makes a compelling case that too many businesses fail to recognize or understand older consumers. Let me tell you about a new and intriguing business that’s bucking this trend by wisely serving people 50 and above. It’s called The Freebird Club and it might change the way you or your parents travel. . .Read More

     

    Make a Happiness Plan for Retirement

    Sally Balch Hurme, author of the new book Get the Most Out of Retirement: Checklist for Happiness, Health, Purpose, and Financial Security, published by the American Bar Association, says that people facing the “R” word are split on the idea; some look forward to a leisurely life on the golf course or becoming world travelers, others are terrified at the prospect of not having enough to do. .Read More

     

    Age No Bar

    Some of Mumbai’s most spirited senior citizens are proving that passion for good health comes with no expiry date .Read More

     

    Retirement and the relationship with your spouse (Part I)

    When you retire, you switch bosses. From the one who hired you to the one who married you. As someone said, marriage is like a fine wine, if tended properly It just gets better with age. . ..Read More

     

    How to Retire Happy - 5 Tips Backed by Science

    In order to retire happy you need to have two boxes checked: 1) financial security 2) good health. These two categories are mutually dependent on one another. Without wealth, you’ll constantly be worried about maintaining basic needs, as a result, your health will suffer. Without health, you have no energy to enjoy all the pleasures wealth can offer. Today I want to dive deeper into these two categories and give you some tips – five to be exact – backed by science that will guarantee a happy retirement. . ..Read More

     

    4 Tips to Become a Consultant for Your Second Career

    I’ve had the same conversation hundreds of times with different professionals. It’s the one in which I convince them that not only are they capable of being a successful consultant, they’re capable of doing it today. ..Read More

     

     
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