Not Your Mother's Retirement

Not Your Mother's Retirement

by March Chimsky


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416245186
Publisher: Sellers Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 03/12/2014
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,273,851
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Achieving Financial Independence: How Women Can Create Retirement Wealth Julie Jason 12

No Pie in the Sky M. Cindy Hounsell 26

Thinking Ahead…What's Next? Dorian Mintzer 38

Give Me Shelter - and More! Sally Abrahms 48

Cohousing: Create Your Own Retirement Community Kathryn McCamant 56

Retiring Solo Sara Zeff Geber 68

Inventing Your Best Retirement…A Circle of Trust Is a Must Suzanne Braun Levine 78

Ditch Retirement! Instead, Graduate into an Encore Career Marci Alboher 86

How to Reinvent Your Career for Semi-Retirement Nancy Collamer 94

Travel - the Gift That Continues to Give Akaisha Kaderli 102

Planning a Backpack-and-a-Rollie Retirement Nancy Thompson 110

Learning Never Retires Kali Lightfoot 120

Learning Later, Living Greater! Nancy Merz Nordstrom 132

The Value of Volunteering Shirley Sagawa 142

Start Now - Planning for Retirement Begins Today! Dawn Angelo 154

Caregiving and the Next Season of Your Life Paula Solomon 164

Exercise Now for a Healthy Retirement Elizabeth O'Brien 174

Creating a Culture of Movement - a Sane Approach to Good Health Moira Lanier 184

It's Your Retirement: What Do You Really Want It to Be? Amy Wood 192

Pack Your Spiritual Knapsack for Retirement Pat Hoertdoerfer 198

Contributor Bios 208

About the Editor 223

Credits 224

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