Here are four of our favorite books to give those who are thinking about retirement, soon to be retired or already retired:



  • The Joy of Retirement, Finding Happiness, Freedom, and the Life You’ve Always Wanted By David C. Borchard with Patricia A. Donohoe AMACOM, New York (2008)

The title says it all as the book guides the reader through the process of new beginnings, while helping to define options and goals. A great source of what to do with the rest of your life.

  • The New Retirementality, Planning Your Life and Living Your Dreams …at Any Age You Want By Mitch Anthony John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hobken (2014)

This will inspire you to take time to assess where you are and to work out a plan for what’s next, while realizing we’re all different and there is no one-size-fits-allretirement.

  • Unretirement: How Baby Boomers Are Changing The Way We Think About Work, Community, and the Good Life By Chris Farrell Bloomsbury Press, NYC (2014)

Not sure what to do next? This should be your guide. It will give you permission to pursue what’s going to work for your retirement years and bring the most satisfaction to your life.

  • Reboot! What to Do When Your Career is Over But Your Life Isn’t By Phil Burgess FriesenPress, Victoria, BC (2011)

Burgess says: “If we must retire to something, we should not retire to retirement.” An excellent source to guide you through the coming adventure for what’s next and what’s going to work for you.

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