4 Secrets to Happiness in Retirement

Retirement isn’t necessarily a happy time for people.

Just 60% of current retirees say that their retirement is “very satisfying,” according to research by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.  Nearly one in five retirees say that they are experiencing lower levels of overall well-being in retirement than they were before they retired, the study found. “Retirement affords increased opportunities for living the good life,” write Andrew Burr, Jonathan Santo and Dolores Pushkar in their study “Affective Well-Being in Retirement” published in the Journal of Happiness Studies. “But it is also a hallmark of the transition to the later stages of life and an introduction to the realities of aging.” And that doesn’t necessarily put a smile on your face. Read Entire Article Here…

 

Article Published in the WSJ.com, written by: Catey Hill

August 30, 2011 In: Current Affairs, Financial Articles Comments (None)