3 Secrets to maintain happiness in Retirement

Retirement can come with many challenges, and knowing those challenges can set you up for the best success. We have put together the 3 secrets you need to know to maintain happiness in retirement. As long as you keep busy, stay in touch, and plan out your retirement resources, you are on the right track to live happily ever after. Any questions please contact a Minneapolis Retirement Adviser here at assured retirement group.

Keep busy

There have been many studies done about people that are in retirement. The people that are most happy in retirement have multiple hobbies and are voluntarily working. The key word, voluntarily. You may not have thought about retirement much, but it isn’t all about kicking your feet up and doing nothing. You may not even have an idea of what life may look like after retirement. Studies have shown that you should know what you plan on doing before you actually retire. Whether your hobbies are sewing, gardening, golfing or even working part-time for Uber because you like to drive, make sure to keep busy.

Stay in touch

They say either your body or mind goes first in retirement. Studies show that people that stay in touch with family and friends tend to be happier in retirement. There are many things you can do to stay in touch with friends and family, or even meet new friends. Join your local country club or look online or in your local newspaper for some activities so that you can keep your body and mind going in retirement.

Plan out your retirement income With A Minneapolis Retirement Advisor

Without income, there is no retirement. You have worked hard for years to save money and now it is time for your retirement savings to provide you with a safe and reliable income for the rest of your life. It is nice to not worry about the stock market or how much you have left in your portfolio and this peace of mind can keep you much happier in retirement. Meet with a Minneapolis Retirement Adivsor to put an income plan down so that you can retire in confidence and make sure that your resources will be there for you in retirement.

With these three secrets, you can make sure that your happiness in retirement is as good as any. Studies have shown that the few years right after you retire tend to be your most favorite. Make sure to utilize these secrets to do the same.

Vincent Oldre a Minneapolis Retirement Advisor
Vincent Oldre is a Certified Minneapolis Retirement Advisor and President of Assured Retirement Group, Inc. located in Bloomington, MN. Him and his firm focuses on helping those in or near retirement maintain their happiness in retirement by helping them put together their needs, goals, and desires into their retirement plan.

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There are three things I believe that you need to do to maintain happiness in retirement. After visiting with a lot of clients being in or near retirement, there are three things that always keep coming up time and time again. The first thing is to keep busy. They say you need to have four different hobbies to maintain your happiness in retirement. If you’re planning on going to retire and you’re going to do nothing more than likely you will be unhappy in retirement. Make sure you keep busy.
Number two is to stay in touch. Now, that sounds pretty easy to do, but you’ll find that as you go along as you get older you might lose touch with some friends. Some friends might pass away, your family may not be around, they might live in different areas of the country, but it’s very important to stay in touch. That’s another reason why if you stay in touch you’ll be able to keep busier as well. That’s why you need to make sure you keep in touch with people like your family, your friends and other loved ones.
Last but not least is your retirement income. Everybody is worried about running out of money in retirement and I don’t blame you. To have a written retirement income plan down will help you become more confident in retirement and also make you more happy. If you have enough income sources to maintain your lifestyle in retirement, you will maintain your happiness in retirement.
If you cover all three of those things, make sure you keep busy, find at least four different hobbies before you can retire, number two stay in touch and number three make sure you have a written down retirement income plan that will maintain your lifestyle. Until then we’ll see you next time. Don’t for get to contact me Vincent Oldre your Minneapolis Retirement Adivser!

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