JOHN E. NELSON is a speaker and seminar facilitator on retirement and life-stage planning, well-being, and core values. He is an instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he is also earning a PhD. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
RICHARD N. BOLLES is the author of the best-selling job-hunting book in the world, What Color Is Your Parachute? He has been a leader in the career development field for more than thirty-five years. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Plan Now for the Life You Want
Today’s economic realities have reset our expectations of what retirement is, yet there’s still the promise for what it can be: a life stage filled with more freedom and potential than ever before. Given the new normal, how do you plan for a future filled with prosperity, health, and happiness? As a companion to What Color Is Your Parachute?
, the world’s best-selling career book, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement
offers both a holistic, big-picture look at these years as well as practical tools and exercises to help you build a life full of security, vitality, and community.
This second edition contains updates throughout, including a section on Social Security, an in-depth exercise on values and how they inform your retirement map, and the one-of-a-kind resource for organizing the sea of information on finances and mental and physical health: the Retirement Well-Being Profile. More than a guide on where to live, how to stay active, or which investments to choose, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement
helps you develop a detailed picture of your ideal retirement, so that—whether you’re planning retirement or are there already—you can take a comprehensive approach to make the most of these vital years.