11/6/2014 – What Are the Biggest Surprises in Retirement? The Experts Weigh In (Money)

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Wealth psychology expert Kathleen Burns Kingsbury also sees people struggling to structure their new lives. “One of the biggest surprises retirees face is the adjustment to not working full-time,” says Kingsbury, author of How to Give Financial Advice to Couples (McGraw-Hill, 2013). “While people typically fantasize about what life will be like without a job, the reality is sometimes it’s a bit of a shock to the system.

Wealth psychology expert Kathleen Burns Kingsbury also sees people struggling to structure their new lives. “One of the biggest surprises retirees face is the adjustment to not working full-time,” says Kingsbury, author of How to Give Financial Advice to Couples (McGraw-Hill, 2013). “While people typically fantasize about what life will be like without a job, the reality is sometimes it’s a bit of a shock to the system. “Work provides structure, social connections and a sense of purpose. It is important for pre-retirees who are not going to work in retirement to consider how they will meet these needs outside of a work environment,” she adds.

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