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10 Essential Considerations for Deciding Where to Retire

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] One of the greatest benefits that retirement provides is the opportunity to choose where you want to live. You no longer need to be concerned about living close to where you work. Instead, you can choose to live in a place that offers the climate and surroundings that will enable you to enjoy…
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How to Successfully Retire if You Have a Type A Personality

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] You probably know some people who have Type A personalities. They are driven, goal-oriented,  rigid, competitive, and edgy. They thrive on being over-committed and they like to take charge. They’re perfectionists who have low tolerance for incompetence. Type A people thrive in a fast-paced, demanding work environment. While these qualities may be desirable…
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How to Enjoy the Adventure of Traveling Solo

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] Regardless of whether you’ve been single for most of your life or you’re newly single following a divorce or the death of your spouse, there’s no need to give up on your dreams of traveling after you retire. The hardest step will probably be to convince yourself to go. Once you do, you…
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9 Ways to Maximize Your Retirement

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] When you retire, a wide array of new possibilities becomes available to you. You have the opportunity to create a life that’s determined by your interests, desires and priorities, unencumbered by the constraint of having to earn a living. Yet many people don’t take advantage of the possibilities that retirement offers. They just…
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What’s Your Retirement Personality Type?

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] Retirement is not one-size-fits-all. There are many ways to envision how you’ll spend your retirement years. Identifying your retirement personality type can help you gain clarity about what you want your retirement to be like on a day-to-day basis. You might see yourself in more than one of these categories, and the categories…
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7 Ways to Prevent Loneliness After You Retire

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] When you retire from work, you retire from pressure, stress, deadlines, performance reviews, boring meetings, and that annoying guy down the aisle who spends all day making personal phone calls that everyone can hear. But you will also leave behind something that is more important than you may realize: human contact. While most of your colleagues…
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Fabulous Places to Retire: Portugal

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] If you dream of retiring to Europe, Portugal is well worth your consideration. It is the least expensive country in Western Europe, its immigration requirements can be satisfied by most retirees, and the country enjoys mild, sunny weather. Portugal has long been a favorite of expats from Great Britain and other European countries,…
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12 Reasons You’ll Love Being Retired

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] Hopefully, you are looking forward to retirement with eagerness and anticipation. You envision retirement as a well-deserved reward that you have earned with years of hard work. You are imagining all sorts of ways to fill your days once you are free from the constraints of work and your life is truly your…
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How to Slow Down Time and Maximize Your Retirement

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] As you get older, doesn’t it seem as though time passes faster and faster? That’s the perception most of us have, although intellectually we know that time passes at exactly the same speed. But perception counts for a lot. And based on that perception, twenty years of retirement will seem to pass much…
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6 Trends That Are Changing Retirement in America

[wd_hustle id=”hustle-mailchimp-opt-in”] During the course of your working career, many factors such as technology and globalization have changed the work environment in countless ways. Many societal changes have impacted your personal life as well. It should come as no surprise that many of these same factors have also changed the retirement landscape. Some changes are…
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