The author of this Forbes article focuses his writing on the financial topics related to creating a successful retirement. However, in this one he shares why it is equally and vitally important to also plan for the NON-financial side of retirement- the planning that can be the hardest part to plan for.

As he proclaims: “Indeed, those who fail at retirement most often are those who didn’t prepare for the non-financial aspects of retirement. They didn’t develop social networks or establish post-career purposes. That can lead to isolation, boredom, and even depression.”

“Whether you’re planning for retirement or already retired, the non-financial retirement plan is as important to success as the financial retirement plan.”

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