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How to Survive Retirement.

Author: Mike Haskins; Clive Whichelow
Publisher: Chichester : Summersdale Publishers Ltd, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Freedom at last! But there's an awfully long time between cornflakes and cocoa, and a limit to how many sudokus you can do. You need survival skills. This mischievous little book will help you enjoy your golden years with tongue-in-cheek advice and cheeky illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haskins, Mike.
How to Survive Retirement.
Chichester : Summersdale Publishers Ltd, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Haskins; Clive Whichelow
ISBN: 9781786853950 1786853957
OCLC Number: 1006391603
Description: 1 online resource (96 pages)
Contents: Front cover; Introduction; THE GOOD NEWS; NEW FRIENDS YOU SHOULD TRY TO MAKE; TYPES OF RETIREE YOU COULD BE; FIRST-DAY DISASTERS TO AVOID; GOOD AND BAD ROLE MODELS; SELF-HELP BOOKS YOU MIGHT WANT TO READ; FANTASIES YOU MAY START HAVING; DOS AND DONâ#x80;#x99;TS; BASIC LESSONS TO REMEMBER; EMBRACE RETIREMENT WITH A DOSE OF IRONY; READY RESPONSES FOR THINGS OTHERS WILL SAY TO YOU; CHANGES THAT WILL OCCUR IN YOUR APPEARANCE; REALISTIC AND UNREALISTIC GOALS IN YOUR NEW LIFE; SCIENCE AND NON-SCIENCE; REALITY CHECK; ADVICE YOU WILL GET FROM OTHERS (AND CAN SAFELY IGNORE). TRICKS TO MAKE OTHERS THINK YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOINGMOMENTS YOU MAY HAVE TO CONTROL YOUR TEMPER; ARGUMENTS YOU MAY FIND YOURSELF FALLING INTO; WHAT TO DO IF IT ALL GETS TOO MUCH; TRY NOT TO THINK ABOUT THE MONEY YOU DIDNâ#x80;#x99;T PUT AWAY; THINGS YOUâ#x80;#x99;LL FIND YOURSELF WORRYING ABOUT; SURPRISE YOURSELF OCCASIONALLY; HOW TO MAINTAIN ENTHUSIASM; IMPORTANT THINGS TO REMEMBER; DO SOMETHING RETIRED PEOPLE ARENâ#x80;#x99;T SUPPOSED TO DO; REASONS YOU SHOULDNâ#x80;#x99;T VISIT YOUR OLD WORKPLACE; REMEMBER â#x80;#x93; THIS ISNâ#x80;#x99;T A TRIAL RUN!; THINK POSITIVELY; DANGERS TO HEALTH NOW YOU'VE RETIRED. BREAKDOWN OF YOUR FINANCIAL OUTGOINGS NOW YOU'VE RETIREDGOOD AND BAD WAYS TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS NOW YOU'VE RETIRED; RETIREMENT DOESN'T HAVE TO MEAN; PLUSES AND MINUSES OF RETIREMENT HOMES.

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Freedom at last! But there's an awfully long time between cornflakes and cocoa, and a limit to how many sudokus you can do. You need survival skills. This mischievous little book will help you enjoy your golden years with tongue-in-cheek advice and cheeky illustrations.

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