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Retirement Audiobook

Retirement: Retirement Planning, Exploring Your Options

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Retirement is the time we are supposed to finally be able to relax, to put our feet up, and to do as we please with our days. It's the easy life. However, being able to do what you want comes at a price and to pay it requires planning. Without this, retirement can become more stressful than working ever was.

Whether retirement is still a distant dream for you or you are looking to retire in just a few years, this book can help you create a plan for your future and guide your thoughts so you are on the right path towards a retirement that works for you.

Full retirement age is now 67 and people are routinely going on to 20-year or more retirements. Social Security can cover some of this, but only so much. Advances in health and technology have meant that your twilight years can be more comfortable and exciting than they've ever been.

But, with the health and adventure also comes the real challenge of financing at least a decade or so of not working with ever-increasing healthcare costs. The last 20% of your life has to be funded by the work you did in the previous 60%.

This can seem like an impossible task but it needn't be with some simple planning and some sensible strategy. This retirement book will help you plan and look at your options to give you more security.

Hear about the ins-and-outs of Social Security and how your payments and credit impact your benefits. You'll find out how your spouse's social security is related to yours, and whether you should take an early retirement.

Discover the maze that is Medicare and health insurance in your senior years. Find out which parts mean what, and how to make sure you get the coverage you need at a price that suits you.

©2016 Dr. Donald J. Ackland (P)2016 Dr. Donald J. Ackland

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    Ms. A. Mitchell 09-14-16 Member Since 2016
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    What would have made Retirement better?

    More than HALF of the story was about vacationing in Asia. How did that slip in? Please play the second half of the book and update the description to prepare us.


    What could Dr. Donald J. Ackland have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Devote the book to what is described and what is communicated in the title


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Retirement?

    REMOVE ALL THE HOUR DEVOTED TO VACATIONING IN ASIA


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    Duane 07-30-16
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    A very helpful guide with a lot of important things to know. It's better to know more how our retirement benefits worked. Retirement planning is so important to make a right decision. It's once in a lifetime, we must very careful wasting money with no sense. Think wisely, better to start investing early, and wisely. By planning smartly, it will a good decision and have a happy retirement.

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    Starla 07-30-16
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    When my grandpa needed to go to retirement, he was really scared what is he going to do. So I searched for that kind of book, and I was really curious when I saw this book. In this book I find out great retirement plan and I start to discuss with him. We found great ideas what he should work in retirement days. I recommend to all.

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    Amazon Customer 07-30-16
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    This book gives an overview on how to prepare someone emotionally and mentally when you hit the age of retirement. We must admit when we hit that age we wanted our life to be stable. No more works for us, we want to be worry-free. All the work hard that we did must be paid off. Money will never be an issue because you are totally secured. You will just relax and enjoy the rest of your life, looking back the all the things that happened to you before your come in that situation. The book will will let you see the facts on what to plan and how to get your dream retirement by the guide questions. Such a great book indeed!

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    This is a retirement advice book for dummies and I don't mean that in an offensive way. I do not know this stuff and seeing my uncle struggling through this phase, I had to check this out and see if I can avoid that pitfall. The book is written in a Q&A format with the answers of each question presented in an easy-to-listen format. Makes good use of bullet points and often goes direct to the point. Short but efficient!

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    Amazon Customer 07-30-16
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    "Great job"

    Planning your retirement ahead of time is really a good idea because you will have plenty of time to think of what is right or not. Dr. Ackland did a magnificent job on creating a very well detailed guidebook like this and I commend him for that. It is indeed worth spending my time listening this book; kudos to the author!

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