Book Synopsis-Your Retirement Quest
Every day, 10,000 Baby Boomers are retiring in the United States, thousands more worldwide. Some are being thrust unexpectedly into retirement due to downsizing, while many others are choosing to pursue the next phase in their lives. At the same time, many Boomers are delaying retirement because of their uncertainty of the future.
Most prospective retirees are unprepared for the significance and implications of this change, often leading to serious disappointment after the initial honeymoon stage of retirement. It is only then they realize they spent less time planning the next 30 years of their life than on planning a two week vacation. For those that do think of the future, most focus only on having their finances in shape and anticipating "the last day" of work. They don't realize that financial security is but one of the important factors to living a fantastic retirement. As a result, a large number of retirees become have difficulty when they could be experiencing the best years of their lives.
There are excellent resources available on how to think about retirement, such as how to maintain your health, volunteer, start an encore career, or travel the world. Much of the information is focused on the financial aspect of retirement. Unfortunately, all of it is very fragmented, leaving it to each individual to "put it all together."
Your Retirement Quest brings all the essential elements that are critical to living an extraordinary life together in one place. The book also provides a simple, practical approach to turn new-found knowledge into choices and actions to help replace anxiety with clarity, certainty, and freedom. Your Retirement Quest is based on an exhaustive study of literature and research, on interviews with a diverse group of over 200 retirees, many whose personal stories appear in the book, and on the personal experiences of the authors. The book, therefore, presents a holistic framework that dispels many of the current myths of what a great retirement can be and reveals the Secrets for Creating and Living a Fulfilling Retirement. Through the book, readers will discover the 10 Secrets and:
Your Retirement Quest is an integral element of LifeScape Solutions™ that helps prospective and current retirees build clarity make the rest of their lives the best of their lives.