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Irrefutable Signs That You

Are Enjoying Your Retirement

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For a happy day, look for something bright and beautiful in nature. Listen for a beautiful sound, speak a kind word to some person, and do something nice for someone without their knowledge.
— Unknown 85-year-old Wise Retired Person

Retirement is the perfect time to become the person you would like to be and do the things you have always wanted to do.

No doubt doing everything you have always wanted to do sounds great. It won't happen by itself, however. This is true even if you have excellent health and a big pile of money in the bank when you retire.

On the other hand, Ah, retirement — there is no life like it!

Retirement should mean adventure, satisfaction, and happiness all on your own terms!

I can sing the praises of retirement as well as anyone. I semi-retired at the age of 35 when my net worth was minus $30,000 and today my retirement plan is the envy of many. I do not have to keep asking myself "How much do I need to retire?"

I have earned my retirement, I am living it, and I am enjoying it.

It doesn’t matter who you are, you can also enjoy your retirement.

I've been attending lots of seminars in my retirement. They're called naps.
— Merri Brownworth

Here is my list of signs that you are enjoying retirement.

Irrefutable Signs That You Are Enjoying Your Retirement

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  • You no longer know how to prepare for job interviews and don’t care that you don’t know.
  • You wonder why people get up before 10:00 A.M.
  • You read The World's Best Retirement Book and are following its principles.
  • You rely on job ads rather than the Dilbert cartoon for your laugh of the day.
  • You are always the last one to know when there is a holiday for working people.
  • You don’t ever need any job references.
  • You no longer have a Daytimer because you forget to look in it after making an entry.
  • Multitasking means working on your laptop in a coffee bar for two hours and watching attractive members of the opposite sex at the same time.
  • You know what resume means but have completely forgotten what résumé means.
  • You forget to set your clocks ahead or behind one hour and there are no consequences.
  • You have no financial problems because you saved much more money while your were working than most people who earned twice as much as you.
  • You can go a whole year without having to set an alarm clock.
  • You have great friends and spend a lot of time with them, even dropping your work entirely for two or three days when a friend from out of town comes to visit.
  • Being retired connects you to all that is bigger than you and you have no problem determining your top-10 activities when you are retired.
  • You know you are no longer employable and don’t care.
  • You try to keep an open mind about your hard-working colleagues with whom you used to work but you still can’t help feeling just a bit superior.
  • You wouldn’t trade your present situation for anything else — bar none!


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If you aren't enjoying retirement, then you need The World's Best Retirement Book

Retire Happy Book  

Quotes from Readers of

How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free  . . . 

A truly upbeat read! The author, who semi-retired at age 30 and in debt, claims you are never too young to retire. He paints a picture that is so appealing you will wish you had retired years ago. He hits topics such as lifelong learning, relocation, the importance of friendships, and creative travel options. His seven-page list of "Activities for Your Get-a-Life Tree" will help you start and keep you active for a very long time.

 Life Planning Network


How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free is optimistic, practical,
humorous, and provocative AND comprehensively addresses the
many issues impacting individuals as they think about their retirement.

— Nancy Conroy
Association of Retirement Planners


Ernie has done it again. Easy to read, well laid out. Emphasis on simple living, and preparing for retirement long before you retire.

— Mary Anne Fields, Life Coach and Trainer
Life Unfolds
, Houston, Texas



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You will learn the most powerful tips, techniques, and secrets that can transform a boring retirement into an exciting one, including:

  • How to enjoy retirement regardless of your financial situation
  • How to unleash the transformative power of your creative mind to enjoy leisure time like never before
  • How to realize a deep new love for life
  • How to free yourself from the burdens of the fear of retirement
  • How to put yourself firmly in command of your own retirement destiny


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A gold watch is the most appropriate gift for retirement, as its recipients have given up so many of their golden hours in a lifetime of service.
— Harry Mahtar

The requirements for successful retirements
are, of course, simple to map out: Begin saving earlier in life, set aside larger
percentages of your pay, invest wisely in low-cost funds, avoid debt, pay off
your mortgage, defer Social Security to boost payouts, and work past traditional
retirement age to make sure you don't run out of money. Stay healthy, too, so your medical expenses don't eat you alive.
We might as well complete this fairy tale by advising you to make sure you find a job with a traditional pension, and
to only work for employers with AAA credit
ratings and great health insurance.
— from US NEWS

Sometimes it's important to work for that
pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply
consists of choosing which color to slide
down on the rainbow.
— Douglas Pagels  

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Everyone needs a reason to put their shoes on in the morning [when they retire]. If you put on the slippers, you'll end up
dragging your feet all day.
— Norma Fagan


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Whatever the challenge of a new age, in the end what really counts is not the years in our lives but the life in our years. It is not about longevity, but the depth of life. Long ago I learned that age does not wither the mind if people remain positive. No one is too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. It is a mind game. As Churchill suggested, "The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."
— Singapore Retiree Jennie Chau



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