What it means to retire and live the dream
When you’re no longer working and chasing dollars, you may have a different perspective on what you value most about your life.
Take a look at how our current generation of retirees measure their success and what “living the dream” means to them.
“Living the dream” in retirement?
How likely are retirees to be “living the dream”
Just 22% of boomers are living the dream compared with 27% of Gen Y and 18% of Gen X
When you’re retired – what does “living the dream” look like?
For 2 in 3 (64%) – it’s having the lifestyle of my choice
For 1 in 2 (55%) – it’s having financial freedom and independence
For 1 in 2 (53%) – it’s having safety and security
For 2 in 5 (46%) – it’s having no regrets
For 2 in 5 (43%) – it’s having time for hobbies and interests
Whatever financial goals you have for your retirement years, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional can offer valuable advice on securing your financial future and living your dreams.
Online source: Produced by The Financial Financial Planning Association of Australia and published on 16 April 2018. Original article.