Get a Life (Paperback)
You Don't Need a Million to Retire Well
NOLO, 9781413300840, 416pp.
Publication Date: January 1, 2005
- maintaining and creating friendships
- improving health
- keeping active
- developing a robust curiosity for the world
- realistically calculating how much money you need and how to secure it The 5th edition provides the latest research and studies that show physically and mentally active retirees live longer and enjoy happier lives. Get a Life shares with readers sensible ways to ensure a fulfilling retirement ways that have little to do with accumulated wealth and everything to do with quality of life. Warner stresses the importance of: developing family relationships; maintaining and creating friendships; improving health; keeping active; developing a robust curiosity for the world. Conversations with a variety of active, older individuals also featured.
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Praise For Get a Life: You Don't Need a Million to Retire Well…
"On my scale of one to 10, this great book rates an off-the-chart 12." Robert Bruss "Offers sound advice for achieving both financial success and developing areas of your life that will truly make a difference in retirement..." Chicago Tribune"Some books slice through the media noise with clarity. Get a Life is one of them. Its author advises a life-enriching retirement plan." Fort Worth Star-Telegram"If you're in your 40s or 50s and find yourself spending too much time worrying about how many hundreds of thousands (or millions) you will need to retire, I have a suggestion. Do what I did... Put in a rush order for [Warner's] book Get a Life." Scott Burns, Houston Chronicle "This inspirational book discusses how people can have a successful retirement without a lot of money as long as they have strong relationships, decent health and absorbing activities to keep them going." Liz Pulliam Weston, Los Angeles Times"One of the best retirement books to come out in recent years... puts money and the other essentials of retirement life in its place." Linda Stern, Reuters "Those who really want to retire can figure out ways to live that will cut their expenses while enhancing their experience of life." San Antonio Express-News "Hard work and a lifetime of savings are the prescription for a good retirement, right? Think again..." U.S. News & World Report