Worried that your retirement plans are shot, thanks to a really rotten decade for investors? Don’t despair.
Even if the market never returns to its former glory, there are many ways to retire well. Better yet, most of them don’t involve living like a pauper to save every available dime, according to Ralph Warner, author of Get a Life: You Don’t Need $1 Million to Retire Well.
In fact, some of the best advice about ensuring a comfortable retirement — such as falling in love and taking more vacations — is so counter-intuitive that it sounds downright weird.
But once you know the details, you may realize that counter-intuitive advice can be scathingly brilliant. See for yourself by perusing these 5 wonderfully weird ways to fix your retirement.
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