278 Pages, Paperback.
You've Worked Hard for the System - Now Let the System Work for You
Retirement can be a time of growth, adventure, or complete and utter relaxation. Unfortunately, not everyone has a company pension or a profitable investment portfolio to help cushion the retirement years. For all too many, the main source of retirement dollars will be Social Security benefits.
In Retirement on a Shoestring, John Howells, a nationally recognized expert on retirement living, explains how to maximize your retirement income and enjoy these years in comfort. With up-to-date information on topics such as quality housing, cultural/recreational offerings, affordability, medical care, real estate taxes, retiring in foreign countries, and availability and quality of senior services, this essential guide provides all the tools for enjoying an affordable, active, and safe retirement.
Look inside for strategies on:
Enjoying enriched retirement
Getting everything you're entitled to
Trimming utility bills
Reducing the danger of crime
Thriving as a single
Living with dignity - without compromise