Get a Life-You Do Not Need a Million

Many books written about retirement stress the importance of amassing enough assets during your peak earning period to retire comfortably and securely. But, this approach alone may not necessarily lead to a happy and fulfilled retirement.

Indeed, Get a Life-You Don`t Need a Million to Retire Well argues otherwise. Based on interviews with satisfied retirees, whose comments form an integral part of the book, Ralph Warner posits that working too hard during your middle years may actually be counterproductive to a successful retirement.

The energetic seniors Warner quotes, representing a variety of income levels, identify nonfinancial factors such as learning new things, developing interests, maintaining health, cultivating relationships with family and friends, and staying connected to the world as essential for happiness in later life.

This is not to say that the book neglects financial concerns entirely. The second half of the book addresses relevant retirement planning topics, apparently making the point that if you don`t "get a life" while you are young, even a million dollars won`t buy one for you when you retire.

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