I’m Retired! Now What? You’ve talked about retirement for years it seems, and it’s finally here. You may be asking yourself, “now what?” Retirement is not an ending, but a beginning to the lifestyle of your choice. Here are just a few ideas from moneyover55.com to inspire retirees to make the most of their newfound freedom.
- Learn Something New – check out local stores, parks, or colleges that are offering affordable classes.
- Volunteer – invest in what matters to you. Whether it’s a child, community, or school, giving towards the success of another can be one of the most fulfilling ways to spend your time.
- Teach – share a passion or skill and help someone learn something new.
- Connect With Family – focus on the relationships that matter most by reconnecting with family by phone, e-mail, or over lunch. Technology today makes relationships capable of flourishing regardless of distance.
- Travel – Whether it’s a dream vacation or an affordable day-trip, the options are endless and now is the time! See the world or rediscover your city.
- Work On Your Own Terms – contract work allows retirees to pick up projects when they want to work. You’re the boss now!
- Rekindle An Old Hobby – Remember those things you loved to do but never seemed to have the time to really enjoy? Retirement is the perfect time to jump back in and pursue the hobbies you couldn’t enjoy years ago.