By Wendy Fisher, Retirement-Online.com

I retired in 2010, at age 55, but wondered how I would transition from a busy-busy employment mode to nothingness when I retired.

Honestly, I could not fathom nothingness.

Being in the retirement field for over twenty-five years with County Government, I enjoyed helping new retirees…

Why Be Unhappy?

Why Oh Why are so many retirees unhappy? I post story after story from anxious, depressed new retirees on my site. I also get lots of feedback from other retirees, most of whom agree with the feelings of being lost, useless, unmotivated, unfulfilled, and just sad.

I hate this. I…

To Work or Not to Work, that is the Question!

How would you imagine William Shakespeare’s life to be after he no longer wrote plays?

Kenneth Branagh did just that — he imagined and wrote a movie, All is True, about Shakespeare’s life post-retirement, and in his version, life was hell. By day, he gardens, and by night he has…

If you are just retiring, you need to detox all those years of employment and the hustle and bustle of everyday life!

It’s time to relax. Yes, I realize you don’t know quite HOW to do that. …

The Retirement Decision is a BIG Decision!

Do I retire or do I continue working? The Retirement Decision is a BIG Life Decision!

Is this an emotional decision? Absolutely!

A few lucky folks can easily walk out that door, and never look back… they had employment issues, disliked their new younger supervisors, totally done with new technology…

There are so many senior scams on the internet. It makes me ill that some folks make a living off others, especially vulnerable seniors, who don’t know they are playing the game…

Seniors need to realize that there are friendly-sounding seniors online who know you are longing for friendship. They…

Military Retirement anxiety, like law enforcement retirement anxiety, is different than civilian retirements.

WHY?

Military and law enforcement careers are forced into this cohesive bonding between employees, like nowhere else. Military live in far off places, worldwide, away from their partner and children at home. They face heart-breaking good-byes and…

Retirement Anxiety — You Are Not Alone!

After retirement, anxiety and depression happen. This phase of life includes the retirement transition period (adjusting from work life to retired life) where anxiety and depression are relatively common.

Oddly enough, it’s not something that people talk about. Just a few years ago, there was little on the internet about…

Most people think about money and finances when retirement is mentioned. I challenge you to re-think that definition of retirement.

Yes, you will need to get your finances in order, but many who are forced into early retirement, or who have never saved, are able to survive and enjoy their…

Wendy Fisher

Struggling with Retirement? Retirement Enthusiast & Coach here to help! Retirement is complex, full of decisions — but Retirement ROCKS! Retirement-Online.com

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