It is often said that there is no such thing as a free lunch. That admonition is doubly true when discussing early retirement planning.
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Taking a long vacation can help soon-to-be retirees reassess their goals without forgoing the satisfaction and financial security that comes with continuing work.
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Under “unprecedented political pressure” and under the close eye of the stock market, the Fed is expected to cut rates by at least 25 basis points.
Retirees with big plans for the next chapter of their lives often harbor big doubts about what comes next, according Stewart Friedman, practice professor of management at Wharton and founding director of the Wharton Work/Life Integration Project.
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“There are people who engage in magical thinking about retirement happiness, just as some engage in magical thinking about retirement security–they want it, but they take no steps to get there.”
While money is always important in working life and retirement, having a pile of cash doesn’t guarantee retirement happiness.