Stan Hinden wrote the popular column “The Retirement Journal” for The Washington Post, where he worked for 23 years.
How to Retire Happy: The 12 Most Important Decisions You Must Make Before You Retire, Third Editionby Stan Hinden
"Want excellent insights on retirement planning from a professional who’s actually experienced retirement himself? You’ll get just that from Stan Hinden’s book, How to Retire Happy, now in its third edition. Stan was a Washington Post financial reporter for 20 years, and after he retired, he wrote the Post’s 'Retirement/i>/i>/i>
"Want excellent insights on retirement planning from a professional who’s actually experienced retirement himself? You’ll get just that from Stan Hinden’s book, How to Retire Happy, now in its third edition. Stan was a Washington Post financial reporter for 20 years, and after he retired, he wrote the Post’s 'Retirement Journal' column for which he was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. What I like about Stan’s book is that it combines good financial planning information with his story about his own retirement. He’s candid about the mistakes he made and how he’d do things differently with the benefit of hindsight."
--Steve Vernon, columnist, CBSMoneyWatch.com
“Everyone in the workforce today should read this book!”
—Horace B. Deets, former Executive Director, AARP
Award-winning Washington Post retirement columnist Stan Hinden’s bestselling How to Retire Happy helps you decide if you can retire now, or whether you have to stay on the job for a few more years.
This trusted guide has been fully updated to address the stomachchurning issues created by financial market volatility and the economic recession.
Will you have enough money for health care? Do you need—and can you afford—a longterm care policy? How much income can your savings produce?
The third edition of How to Retire Happy provides answers to these questions—plus all-new information about:
- A new menu of Medigap insurance policies
- New strategies for maximizing Social Security income
- Making your money last through a long retirement
Apply Hinden’s reliable, easy-to-understand advice and experience a happy, healthful retirement for years and years to come.
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I downloaded the 39 page sample. The first 21 pages were titles, prologs, prefaces, acknowledgements etc. So I got to read less than 9 pages. If they're going to provide a sample they should skip all the the other stuff and let you see content.
Basic information for those who haven't given much thought to retirement. The author's view is valuable because, as a current retiree, he has experienced the issues first hand and has put them in a book. But most of the advice is elementary for those who keep up on general financial topics. Finances, on the other hand, is the furthest thing from my wife'd mind, and I know she will gain more from the book then I did. Written simply and very easy to read.