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Title:
Not your mother's retirement : secrets for today's women to live fully during the best years of life
Author:
Chimsky, Mark Evan.
Publication Information:
South Portland, Maine : Sellers Publishing, [2014]

©2014
Physical Description:
224 pages ; 22 cm
General Note:
"Expert contributors provide advice on housing, work, financial planning, travel, volunteering. lifelong learning, caregiving, spirituality, being single, health, and staying active in retirement."
Language:
English
Contents:
Achieving financial independence : how women can create retirement wealth / No pie in the sky / Thinking ahead...what's next? / Give me shelter--and more! / Cohousing : create your own retirement community / Retiring solo / Inventing your best retirement...a circle of trust is a must / Ditch retirement! instead, graduate into an encore career / How to reinvent your career for semi-retirement / Travel--the gift that continues to give / Planning a backpack-and-a-rollie retirement / Learning never retires / Learning later, living greater! / Value of volunteering / Start now--planning for retirement begins today! / Caregiving and the next season of your life / Exercise now for a healthy retirement / Creating a culture of movement--a sane approach to good health / It's your retirement : what do you really want it to be / Pack your spiritual knapsack for retirement
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ISBN:
9781416245186
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Listen up! A successful retirement doesn't happen all by itself but it can occur if you plan wisely for it. Geared to women in their forties and fifties, Not Your Mother's Retirement is a user-friendly resource for planning for the future while you still have enough time to do it. Containing 20 fun and inspiring essays by more than 20 notable retirement experts, the book provides practical tools and information and covers such key areas as housing, health, travel, finances, work, volunteering, being single, finding community, and staying active. This is one book you can't afford to pass up. Insure that you have a meaningful retirement in the years ahead by putting the ideas and advice in this book into practice now. All contributors provided their essays on a pro-bono basis as all the royalties from the sale of this book will benefit cancer research and prevention.


Table of Contents

Julie JasonM. Cindy HounsellDorian MintzerSally AbrahmsKathryn McCamantSara Zeff GeberSuzanne Braun LevineMarci AlboherNancy CollamerAkaisha KaderliNancy ThompsonKali LightfootNancy Merz NordstromShirley SagawaDawn AngeloPaula SolomonElizabeth O'BrienMoira LanierAmy WoodPat Hoertdoerfer
Introductionp. 7
Achieving Financial Independence: How Women Can Create Retirement Wealthp. 12
No Pie in the Skyp. 26
Thinking Ahead...What's Next?p. 38
Give Me Shelter - and More!p. 48
Cohousing: Create Your Own Retirement Communityp. 56
Retiring Solop. 68
Inventing Your Best Retirement...A Circle of Trust Is a Mustp. 78
Ditch Retirement! Instead, Graduate into an Encore Careerp. 86
How to Reinvent Your Career for Semi-Retirementp. 94
Travel - the Gift That Continues to Givep. 102
Planning a Backpack-and-a-Rollie Retirementp. 110
Learning Never Retiresp. 120
Learning Later, Living Greater!p. 132
The Value of Volunteeringp. 142
Start Now - Planning for Retirement Begins Today!p. 154
Caregiving and the Next Season of Your Lifep. 164
Exercise Now for a Healthy Retirementp. 174
Creating a Culture of Movement - a Sane Approach to Good Healthp. 184
It's Your Retirement: What Do You Really Want It to Be?p. 192
Pack Your Spiritual Knapsack for Retirementp. 198
Contributor Biosp. 208
About the Editorp. 223
Creditsp. 224

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