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You’ve stepped away from the daily grind and have moved onto your next adventure! So it’s no surprise that making the most of your time is a priority. From keeping a close eye on your income to trying out some fun new activities, here are some easy ways you can retire in style:
1) Safeguard your finances
You’ve saved for retirement and planned out your finances, so once you’ve stepped away from your desk, it’s just as important to keep a close eye on your income. One easy way to stay on top of this is to conduct a regular health-check on your expenditure. This will help ensure you’re sticking to your budget and prepared for a rainy day.
Remember the days you wished for more free time? Well now that you have a relaxed schedule, make time to see your friends and family. Not only will it help you stay active and engaged in your local community, you’ll also get a great added benefit. Research suggests that socialising makes for a happier retirement.
3) Be healthy
Just as it’s important to conduct regular check-ups on your finance, looking after your health should be a priority now. Staying healthy will help avoid any costly medical bills – and enjoying regular exercise and delicious healthy food will mean you feel more active and energised. What are you waiting for? Start cooking up those tasty dishes now!
4) Start a new hobby
Have you ever wanted to learn a new language? Or volunteer for a local charity? Well now’s the time to tackle these new challenges. With active retirement groups nationwide, this is the perfect chance to learn a new skill or put your years of experience to work for a local charity or group. Look up your local active retirement network and start planning your next adventure now.
5) Have fun
Last but not least, make time to enjoy yourself. This is the opportune moment to embrace your sense of fun and tick off your wish-list. Whether that’s a cruise in the Caribbean or perfecting your skills on the golf-course, start to work your way through your wish-list now……
Cornmarket’s Retirement Planning Service is here to help you plan for every stage of your retirement!