Work vs. Retirement Everything You Need to Know
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Work vs. Retirement Everything You Need to Know

Holly - VN Editor

1 month ago

Whether you are still out there in the workforce, looking to stay relevant, or creeping up on your final days and looking forward to retirement, good advice is worth its weight in gold.

Women are a force to be reckoned with in the workplace, and the good news is you don't have to fight the gender wars. You have the unique capability of taking control of your career and your life. Sallie Krawcheck offers her advice on how to do things YOUR way at work.

"Business is changing. What is valuable now is solving problems holistically. Women are very good communicators and good at convincing people. We are going from command and control to communication and collaboration."  Read more here.


You've worked hard, put in your time and now the big day is here! Just as any milestone we conquer, we always go in a little blind because it is a new part of your life and everyone experiences things a little differently. Here are a few things that you need to know going into retirement.

"Every day feels like a Saturday. This is not a good thing. While it is wonderful to wake up and not have to dress for work and not fight traffic to get there and not put up with the a–hole down the hall, endless stretches of no plans will play havoc with your life." Read more here.

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Now that you know all there is to know about the challenges faced in retirement, here are a few more tips if you are looking to change things up and become a snowbird:

"You have always dreamed of that retirement life...you know, the one where you get up in the morning, and you do just what you want.  Every day, day in and day out, for the rest of your life. When you think about it, the first choice you make is "Can I afford to retire both financially and emotionally?"  Be very clear in your mind about this before you even start down that road." Read more here.

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