You’ve worked your whole life, bought a house, raised a family, and now it’s time to kick back and begin enjoying your retirement. The world is your oyster… So, how do you make the most of it?
Enjoying your Retirement: Planning is key
Fretting about money is not going to lead to an enjoyable retirement , so make a retirement plan to ensure you are financially comfortable throughout and can do everything you want to. It could be as simple as crunching a few numbers and jotting it down, or something a bit more comprehensive using a detailed retirement planner online.
Writing a Will and purchasing a Funeral Plan will help give you peace of mind. This ensures your final wishes regarding your body and assets are adhered to, while a funeral plan enables you to plan and pay for your funeral in advance. This removes the emotional and financial burden for your family and ensures you lock in the Funeral Director’s service at today’s prices – particularly important given the increasing cost of funerals.
The world is your oyster
What does enjoying your retirement mean to you? Enjoying your retirement means doing what makes you happy with loved ones. Reconnect with friends you’ve lost touch with, make new friends, see your family; enjoying your retirement means being with the people you love the most – whether that be family or friends.
You can take time to practice self-care, eat well, exercise, soak up some vitamin D, socialise, and look after yourself and relax. But not too much! Enjoying your retirement is more than just watching daytime TV with a cuppa every day – don’t let it become routine. Remember to seize opportunities, break with mould occasionally, and be ambitious – write the book you’ve always wanted to, learn a new skill, or take up a new hobby.
How you plan on enjoying your retirement is down to you; remember it’s your time, so make the most of it. See how Capital Life can help you plan for your retirement by speaking to one of our advisors about our Funeral Plans and our free will service; contact us or call 0800 411 8683.