Retirement on a Shoestring

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Globe Pequot Press, 2002 - Retirees - 206 pages
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This book explains how retirees can maximize their retirement income and enjoy these years in comfort. With up-to-date information on topics such as quality housing, cultural/recreational offerings, working and retirement, investments, medical care, real estate taxes, retirement in foreign countries, and availability of senior services, this guide provides all the tools necessary for enjoying an affordable active, and safe retirement.

This book can be used to help retirees: manage their retirement income; find housing that is right for them; decide whether or not they should have a "working" retirement; how to supplement their income or tap equity; what senior services can offer; find ways to budget their monthly income; choose retirement in other communities or foreign lands; and how to live as a single retiree.

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About the author (2002)

John Howells has written eleven books on places, at home and abroad, that make for comfortable, stimulating retirement. He is a member of the board of directors of the American Association of Retirement Communities and is a featured speaker at that organization's quarterly conferences. He has written "Choose Costa Rica for Retirement" and "Where to Retire," both published by Globe Pequot.

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