Do you have a hobby? What do you think of when you hear the word hobby? By definition, hobby means, “an activity or interest pursued for pleasure or relaxation”. So why is a hobby so important in retirement? For one, it’s time. We’re going to have more time in retirement to pursue a hobby. We’ve worked most of our lives…sometimes at a job we love or could do without. Either way, we’ll have an extra 40+ hours a week to devote to something. I have a hobby right now. I enjoy working with wood. Creating or building things is fun. And I have a garage full of half-finished projects to prove it! It’s also a [...]
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Is your legacy going to be remarkable? You can prepare for it now. How do you want it to read? If you’re thinking Warren Buffett-type legacy, that’s not what I’m talking about. And in my opinion, money is only one aspect. According to Dictionary.com, another version of the definition is “anything handed down from the past”. The closer I get to retirement and see our kids and grandkids getting older, the more that definition means to me than just money and “stuff”. […]
Some people view retirement as an event…an office party followed by rest and relaxation. But many people struggle with feeling relevant. In their jobs, they had a purpose and people they were accountable for and to. Sometimes success can be measured by […]
Ok, digital planning might not save the world. But it might help save your retirement. Next to “saving early”, planning your digital life should be a process that you start sooner rather than later. With each passing year (or minute) more and more of our lives are online in some way, shape or form. […]
What is your ideal retirement age? Do you know your ideal retirement age? Should you retire today? While that might sound good, most people are not prepared to retire today. So, let’s rephrase that…Should you prepare to retire today? And the answer to that is a resounding, YES! […]
While I’m glad you’re here, you’re probably wondering who I am and what the RetireRight360 blog is all about. My name is Brian Richardson and I’ve been a part of several organizations in my working career. Everything from an engineer in the US Army, financial services, business newspaper editor, entrepreneur, and manager. I’ve been fortunate to see my working life from many different aspects. […]