What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement: Practical Planning for Money, Health, and Happiness

Overview

Once upon a time, retirement planning was just about saving money. But retirement is changing. Today, we're living longer and expecting more from those vital years. For many of us, the question isn't “What work will I retire from?” but “What life will I retire to?”Inspired by the timeless wisdom of WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE?, the bestselling career book in the world, WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? FOR RETIREMENT will help you prepare for the next stage of life, whether you're in your early, mid, or late career ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (52) from $1.99   
  • New (4) from $43.52   
  • Used (48) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 2 of 4
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$43.52
Seller since 2011

Feedback rating:

(7)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
2007 Paperback New Book New and in stock. 6/30/2007. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you ... will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** Read more Show Less

Ships from: Morden, United Kingdom

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$50.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(146)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 2 of 4
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

Once upon a time, retirement planning was just about saving money. But retirement is changing. Today, we're living longer and expecting more from those vital years. For many of us, the question isn't “What work will I retire from?” but “What life will I retire to?”Inspired by the timeless wisdom of WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE?, the bestselling career book in the world, WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? FOR RETIREMENT will help you prepare for the next stage of life, whether you're in your early, mid, or late career or you've already retired. What does retirement mean to you? Do you know what will give you the most fulfillment years down the road? How do you plan for your health and happiness? Filled with practical exercises and resources, this step-by-step guide will help you answer these questions and develop a complete picture of your ideal retirement. From taking inventory of your income to discovering your calling, you'll create a map for your retirement journey so that you not only survive but also thrive throughout the years.Whether you decide to quit working, pursue a new career path, or try something in between, WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? FOR RETIREMENT will help you satisfy your lifelong goals, passions, and dreams.Reviews“A useful, practical roadmap for anyone thinking about retirement, no matter how distant.”—USA TodayRecommended in a list of “some of the best books and workbooks to sharpen one's financial IQ.”—Bankrate.com“A step-by-step plan and practical exercises for achieving a more fulfilling life in retirement.”—Fidelity Investments STAGES“What's crucial, Mr. Nelson and others say, is to sample opportunities before retirement D-Day.”—New York Times“A nice complement to the more typical IRA-intensive school of retirement planning.”—Reuters in the Washington Post “Can help Americans sort through the retirement lifestyle they want and need instead of the one that Madison Avenue wants to sell them.”—Dow Jones Marketwatch“Before taking on more extensive programs, try the free Retirement Strengths worksheet at www.RetirementWellBeing.com. It captures key elements of the retirement planning process in one exercise.”—Business Week“The idea that leisure activities alone can produce an enjoyable retirement is more than half a century out of date.”—Bottom Line Personal“Read the book if you want a happy retired life, not only a moneyed one.”—Shanghai Daily“I dare you to make it through even one chapter without feeling the urge to set your imagination loose and think of more fulfilling ways to spend retirement.”—Better Investing“Filled with exercises and resources on such matters as making lasting friendships, evaluating medical treatment plans and finding the ideal place to settle down.”—Employee Benefit News“Retirement researcher and writer John Nelson argues that there are at least five other key components of a successful retirement, in addition to the financial one.”—Investment Advisor“May be just the track to follow when the client conversation strays from the comfortable nuts and bolts of financial planning.”—Research Magazine“Engage clients not only on financial issues, but on all the matters related to retirement well-being and happiness.”—Money Management Executive
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580087117
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • Publication date: 4/9/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

JOHN E. NELSON is an independent retirement planning researcher, writer, and speaker. He's completing a PhD at the University of Wisconsin and is a certified retirement counselor and an accredited investment fiduciary. He lives in Verona, Wisconsin.

RICHARD NELSON BOLLES is the best-selling author of WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? and has been a leader in the career development field for more than 35 years. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)