With your happiness in mind, consider the following eight questions before you finalize a major move in retirement.
“What will I do all day?”, is a seemingly simple question that many people forget to ask themselves before retiring and relocating to enjoy their retirement years.
Making the decision to move may be difficult if you have an active social life.
Driving to celebrate Christmas or Thanksgiving is much easier than flying across the county on some of the busiest travel days of the year.
Will moving make it easier or more difficult to see your family?
If you are moving somewhere new, consider renting.
It also makes it easier to move again if you find that another location would be better in order to be closer to friends or family.
Finding a great doctor is hard enough in a big city and other parts of the U.S.
You can make new friends in your new town, but that will take time and effort.
I work with a couple who have a retirement plan that allows for 10 years to live it up in Manhattan.