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Best Retirement Books You Should Read

Here is a list of the best Retirement books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. 50 States, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do (2017)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadThis richly illustrated book from the travel experts at National Geographic showcases the best travel experiences in every state, from the obvious to the unexpected. Sites include national parks, beaches, hotels, Civil War battlefields, dude ranches, out-of-the-way museums, and more. You’ll discover the world’s longest yard sale in Tennessee, swamp tours in Louisiana, dinosaur trails in Colorado, America’s oldest street in NYC, and the best spot to watch for sea otters on the central California coast. Each entry provides detailed travel information as well as fascinating facts about each state that will…
Author(s): National Geographic, Joe Yogerst

2. How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free: Retirement Wisdom That You Won’t Get from Your Financial Advisor (2009)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadHow to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free offers inspirational advice on how to enjoy life to its fullest. The key to achieving an active and satisfying retirement involves a great deal more than having adequate financial resources; it also encompasses all other aspects of life — interesting leisure activities, creative pursuits, physical well-being, mental well-being, and solid social support. World-class author and innovator Ernie J. Zelinski guides you to: #4,207 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #4 in Business Encyclopedias #12 in Retirement Planning (Books) #20 in Business Education &…
Author(s): Ernie J. Zelinski

3. 101 Fun Things to Do in Retirement (2015)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadThe Perfect Retirement Gift, or Simply a Great Read for Anyone That Loves Life and Laughter! REVISED, EXPANDED AND UPDATED ***Welcome to retirement!**** No more morning commute, no more idiotic bosses, no more stressful deadlines! You are now officially off the clock and the world is your oyster! There is no need to be bound by convention. Push the envelope. Do it weird, do it different, but most of all do it fun! Be that cigar chomping rocknroll granny if it takes your fancy. Seriously, if your kids arent worried about what you are up to, then you are probably not doing it right! #7,523 in Books (See Top 100 in…
Author(s): Stella Reingold

4. Living Together After Retirement: or, There’s a Spouse in the House (2016)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadA lighter look at life after retirement: more together-time than you ever dreamt of! Join “Ten Cats” cartoonist Graham Harrop in a behind-the-scenes peek at the trials and tribulations of the newly retired. And now available! “Living Together After Retirement: The Second Collection” – yet more fun cartoons for seniors, and those who love them: #8,838 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #60 in Love, Sex & Marriage Humor #44 in Parenting & Families Humor Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Graham Harrop

5. Your Complete Guide to a Successful & Secure Retirement (2019)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadThis is your one-stop, definitive resource as you prepare for a secure and comfortable retirement.Investment and personal finance experts Larry Swedroe and Kevin Grogan present uniquely comprehensive coverage of every important aspect you need to think about as you approach retirement, including: Social Security, Medicare, investment planning strategy, portfolio maintenance, preparing your heirs, retirement issues faced by women, the threat of elder financial abuse, going beyond financials to think about your happiness, and much more.These topics are…
Author(s): Larry Swedroe, Kevin Grogan, et al.

6. Retirement Reinvention: Make Your Next Act Your Best Act (2018)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadFor twenty years, Robin Ryan has been helping clients get the most out of their careers and their lives. Now, in Retirement Reinvention, she shatters the myths of retirement. The old model of retirement is changing. The majority of retirees today are seeking fun and meaningful ways to spend their time. Full of practical advice, this thought-provoking guide offers readers a path for reinventing their own retirements, including step-by-step instructions for:   • Leaving an old career behind    • Pinpointing interests and skills…
Author(s): Robin Ryan

7. Control Your Retirement Destiny: Achieving Financial Security Before The Big Transition (2016)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadPeople in their fifties start to wonder: When should I retire? Once I do, when should I take Social Security? Do I need to buy an annuity to make sure I have enough money to last my whole life? Should I move everything into "safe" investments? In short, what do I need to do now to ensure a comfortable retirement? Control Your Retirement Destiny: Achieving Financial Security Before the Big Transition provides practical how-to knowledge on what you need to do to get your finances in order to prepare for a transition out of the workforce. While never easy, retirement investing from your 20s through your…
Author(s): Dana Anspach

8. Retirement Your Way: The No Stress Roadmap for Designing Your Next Chapter and Loving Your Future (2019)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadIt’s time to break the retirement mold and do retirement your way. Whether you want to keep working beyond the traditional retirement years, enjoy a classic retirement playing golf and bridge, go back to school, or start a business, this book offers a clear 7-step roadmap to help you get there and enjoy the journey. Design your dream Next Chapter, using all this book has to off er:•6 lifestyle categories to stimulate your own ideas•7 essential steps to discover and forge the right path for you•Over 50 inspiring personal stories•Conversation starters to spark candid…
Author(s): Gail M. McDonald, Marilyn L. Bushey

9. The Retirement Miracle (2011)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadAn updated version to the National Best-Selling book “Tax-Free Retirement” with over 500,000 copies sold. This new edition includes all updated statistic showing how much in debt we really are and the solution to your own retirement. A must read for those who wants to salvage his/her retirement. This book will show you how to grow your money with zero market risk, access your retirement dollars tax-free and leave an income-tax free inheritance to your heirs. #18,467 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you…
Author(s): Patrick Kelly

10. Don’t Save for Retirement: A Millennial’s Guide to Financial Freedom (2019)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadBaby boomers are always giving millennials advice on the importance of saving for retirement. But Daniel Ameduri says that the results are in for the retirement experiment of the last 75 years and they’re really bad.When he was twenty-seven years old, Daniel was on the brink of bankruptcy. A decade later, he’s a multi-millionaire, having taught himself about economics, investing, and other money matters that he never learned at school or at home. The expert guidance he provides in Don’t Save for Retirement will help you:· Redefine wealth as a philosophy, not a dollar amount· Turn passion projects into viable…
Author(s): Daniel Ameduri

11. How to Make Your Money Last: The Indispensable Retirement Guide (2017)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadTurn your retirement savings into a steady paycheck that will last for life with Jane Bryant Quinn’s “‘how to’ book that covers every phase of retirement finance. Bottom line, anyone on the retirement track or in retirement should own this book” (Huffington Post).Today, people worry that they’re going to run out of money in their older age. That won’t happen if you use a few tricks for squeezing higher payments from your assets—from your Social Security account (find the hidden values there), pension (monthly…
Author(s): Jane Bryant Quinn

12. Retirement Coloring Book: Funny Cute Retirement Coloring Book: Perfect Ideas Retire Inspired, Retirement Gifts For Him, Her, Men, Women, Mom, Dad, … Joy, Stress Relief, Meditation, Mindful (2018)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadFun! Fun! Fun! Let retirement ideas run wild!30 Original Artist Designs, High Resolution *Printed on one side of the paper *Incredibly Fun and Relaxing #32,157 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #76 in Humorous Coloring Books for Grown-Ups #83 in Graphic Design Color Use Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Live Your Life Press

13. Winning at Retirement: A Guide to Health, Wealth, and Purpose in the Best Years of Your Life (2018)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadWhen it comes to retirement, do you wish someone would sit you down and say: ”look, here’s how you do it?” This is the book for you. If you are worried about retirement, maybe you shouldn’t be. About half of American retirees describe their post-work years as the best time of their life. Winning at Retirement is a step-by-step guide to ending up among that happy half. Authors Pat Foley and Kristin Hillsley take a practical, inspirational, and entertaining look at the process of seeking happiness in what could be your most enjoyable years. Winning offers plain…
Author(s): Patrick Foley, Kristin Hillsley

14. The Everything Retirement Planning Book: A Complete Guide to Managing Your Investments, Securing Your Future, and Enjoying Life to the Fullest (2007)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadNo matter what your dream for retirement – traveling the world, relocating to an exciting new city, or just spending more time with family – you can make that dream come true. The Everything Retirement Planning Book helps you determine how much money you’ll need to save for your dream and the best ways to do it. This down-to-earth handbook is full of checklists to help you make the decisions you need to make before retiring.The Everything Retirement Planning Book includes practical advice on: Of course, retirement planning involves more than just financial matters. This comprehensive…
Author(s): Judith B Harrington

15. Retirement Game-Changers: Strategies for a Healthy, Financially Secure, and Fulfilling Long Life (2018)

 Best Retirement Books You Should ReadAre you approaching your retirement years and wondering if you have enough money to stop working? Are you afraid of poor health, high medical costs, and outliving your savings?Well, stop worrying—and start planning for the 21st century retirement! Retirement Game-Changers helps you make smart choices about your finances, health, and lifestyle as you transition from your work life into your retirement years. Filled with invaluable resources, checklists, and wit, Retirement Game-Changers shares ground-breaking tools and research to help you enjoy a long, healthy, and…
Author(s): Steve Vernon

Best Retirement Books You Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some retirement books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Your Complete Guide to a Successful & Secure Retirement

Author(s): Larry E. Swedroe, Kevin Grogan
ID: 2388644, Publisher: Harriman House, Year: 7 Jan 2019, Size: 955 Kb, Format: epub

The Ultimate Retirement Guide for 50+: Winning Strategies to Make Your Money Last a Lifetime

Author(s): Suze Orman
ID: 2480986, Publisher: Hay House Inc., Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf

Retirement Migration from the U.S. to Latin American Colonial Cities

Author(s): Philip D. Sloane; Sheryl Zimmerman; Johanna Silbersack
ID: 2532640, Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 24 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly record-breakers according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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