Realistic Retirement: Leveraging expectations with reality.

Realistic Retirement: Leveraging expectations with reality.
Our culture builds a certain degree of optimism around the concept of retirement—people “can’t wait to retire” and it’s a constant goal to be financially stable enough to do so. A lot of recent and near-future retirees go into retirement with something of an impossible idealism about the entire venture, believing that they’ll finally be able to let go and have the world take care of them for a while. This isn’t necessarily misplaced—after a few decades in the workforce, the prospect of not having to work anymore for a living is a welcome one. But as many retirees come to realize, retirement itself isn’t as carefree as we’d like to think it is. Here are a few general tips to help keep you grounded while handling the excitement that comes with the prospect of retiring.
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Planning for the Retirement Dream

Many of us picture our retirement years spent enjoying life without working, but have you planned for everything? Will you be able to live the golden years as you envision them? Here are some unexpected and often underestimated expenses and tips to consider when planning for the golden years.

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