Keeping Busy During Retirement, But on a Budget

Having a life in retirement is important. Many retirees struggle with staying busy and avoiding boredom in retirement. Suddenly they find themselves without a daily purpose that a job/career can provide and without the social network that an office can provide. It’s no surprise that depression is an issue for many retired people. I’ve talked about it here occasionally here, but one of the most important things you can do in retirement is find something to keep you busy. That could be finding a new hobby, perfecting a hobby you already have, or getting a part-time job–just to name a Continue reading Keeping Busy During Retirement, But on a Budget

Ways to Make Your Retirement Funds Last Longer

Whether or not you will have enough money saved to live a comfortable retirement is a concern for many retirees. It’s a legitimate concern. After all, it’s almost impossible to predict the future and who knows what medical expenses or sudden emergencies may lay ahead as you age. However, this concern also allows people saving for retirement and retirees to get creative when it comes to making sure you will have enough money to get you through retirement. Since you’ve been diligently saving throughout your career and most likely have a sizable nest egg, you may want to focus on Continue reading Ways to Make Your Retirement Funds Last Longer