Table of contents for How to retire happy, wild, and free : retirement wisdom that you won't get from your financial advisor / Ernie J. Zelinski.


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CONTENTS
PREFACE	
CHAPTER 1: THANK HEAVEN FOR RETIREMENT! 
	
Perhaps It's Time to Tell Your Boss, "I'm Outta Here."	
Retirement Should Put a Perpetual Smile on Your Face	
To Not Plan for an Active Retirement Is to Set Yourself Up for a Difficult One	
Don't Forget to Include Your Spouse in Your Retirement Plans	
Retirement Ain't What It Used to Be	
You Are Never Too Young to Retire	
Retiring Too Late Means You Don't Get Another Chance to Do It Right	
You Can Have Your Retirement Cake and Eat It Too	
A Major Dilemma: Life Is Short ; and So Is Money	
If Deep Down You Know You Are Ready, "Just Do It!"	
CHAPTER 2: RETIREMENT: A TIME TO BECOME
 MUCH MORE THAN YOU HAVE EVER BEEN 	
Retirement Can Set You Free	
To Have No Aptitude for Leisure Is to Have No Aptitude for Life	
Create a New Identity Because Your Old One Won't Do	
Being on Purpose Is Easy If You Have One	
Finding and Pursuing Your True Calling Can Make Retirement the Best Time of Your 
Life	
Work at Something That Is Not So Much a Job, but a Fun Thing to Do 	
Reclaiming Your Creative Spirit Will Put Joyful Purpose into Your Retirement Life 	
Not Writing a Book Can Be More Difficult than Writing One	
CHAPTER 3: SO MANY WORLDS, SO MUCH TO DO! 	
To Be Bored Is to Retire from Life	
Plant Your Retirement Tree and See It Grow and Grow
You Don't Have to Watch One Minute of TV When You Retire ; and Perhaps You 
Shouldn't	
An Ounce of Action Is Worth a Ton of Sitting Around	
Creating New Structures and Routines with Your Leisure	
Early to Bed and Early to Rise Makes a Person Dull, Boring, and Despised	
CHAPTER 4: TAKE SPECIAL CARE OF YOURSELF
BECAUSE NO ONE ELSE WILL! 
You Too Can Exercise Your Right to a Healthy and Happy Retirement	
Obesity Is Getting Too Widespread ; Avoid It If You Can	
If You Don't Take Care of Your Body, Where Do You Intend to Live?
The Shortcut to Being Truly Fit and Trim Is Long-Term Rigorous Action	
An Active Walk in Nature Is the Best Medicine for Many of Your Ailments
Your Mind Needs a Good Run Too
CHAPTER 5: LEARNING IS FOR LIFE
	
Commit Yourself to Being a Lifelong Learner and Your Life Will Never Be without 
Purpose
Become a College Drop-In and Stay More Engaged in Life
Take a Joy Course for Personal Growth, Self-Development, and Lifelong Learning	
Work on a University Degree and Experience a Sense of Belonging with Younger People
It's More Fun to Be Wired than Not
Discover Elderhostel if You Want to Discover the World
CHAPTER 6: YOUR WEALTH IS WHERE YOUR FRIENDS ARE 
Above All, Friends Make Life Complete	
Two or Three Real Friends Are Worth More than a Hundred Superficial Ones
You Can't Wait at Home to Be Discovered	
Keep Active and Enjoy Yourself While Looking for Love
You Grow Most When You Are Alone	
CHAPTER 7: TRAVEL FOR FUN, ADVENTURE, AND MORE
Take Yourself Out of Your Element and Inspire Yourself with New Insights
Spend All the Money That You Can on Travel If Travel Is What Turns You On
Tips on How to Enhance Your Next Journey
Using the Internet to Make Your Travel Adventures More Economical and Enjoyable
Traveling with a Difference
Treks Designed with You in Mind
Become an Ecotourist
You Don't Have to Be Rich to Spend a Month or Two in a Warmer Climate
A Myriad of Ways to Enjoy Yourself at a Recreational Vehicle Retirement Resort
Swap Your House for a Neat Pad in Some Faraway Paradise
Try a Working Vacation for a More Vigorous and Satisfying Traveling Experience
Take a Journey Close to Home and Do Some Things You Have Always Wanted to Do
CHAPTER 8: RELOCATE TO WHERE RETIREMENT LIVING IS BEST
Go and Live Somewhere Else; Try Doing That You Think You've Always Wanted to Do	
Consider Moving to a College Town
The Secret to a Really Wonderful Lifestyle
CHAPTER 9: HAPPINESS DOESN'T CARE HOW YOU GET THERE 
Retirement Is Not a Time to Sleep, but a Time to Awaken to the Beauty around You
Celebrate Your Eccentricity and You Will Be Set Free
If Money Could Buy Happiness, the Happy Poor Would Be Selling It to the
 Unhappy Rich of This World
You Will Overlook the Silver Lining If You Are Always Expecting Gold
Be Happy While You Are Alive Because You Are a Long Time Dead
It's Better to Live Rich than to Die Rich
Helping Others Can Make Life More Worthwhile and You Happier than You
 Have Ever Been
Forget How Old You Are ; This Gets More Important the Older You Get	
Don't Leave This World with Songs Unsung That You Would Like to Sing




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Retirement, Early retirement, Leisure