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Living Your Best Life After 50 All-in-One For Dummies

The Experts at AARP / The Experts at Dummies


1. Edition March 2024
560 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-394-23696-1
John Wiley & Sons

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Get inspired -- and prepared -- for your best life at 50+

Living Your Best Life after 50 All-in-One For Dummies is your guide as you explore new opportunities and make the most of your fifties and the decades that follow. Find a new job, travel for weeks or months at a time, boost your health with yoga routines, take up pickleball--whatever it is you want to do, this book will inspire you to improve your life and show you how to get there. You'll also find timely information about planning and budgeting for retirement, withdrawing money from IRAs and 401(k)s, and taking Social Security. With this fun- and information-packed Dummies resource, you can look forward to your future with enthusiasm and purpose.
* Change jobs, move up in your career, or get ready for retirement
* Get tips for travel, living like a nomad, cooking after the kids leave home, downsizing, and other handy topics for this time of your life
* Stay in tip-top shape with fun activities like yoga and pickleball
* Get your finances in order and make sure you can live the life you want on Social Security and retirement income

This book is a great choice for readers looking to make the second half of life the best half.

Introduction 1

Book 1: Handling Your Finances 5

Chapter 1: Managing Your Money 7

Chapter 2: Investing for the Long Term 19

Chapter 3: Collecting Social Security Retirement Benefits 25

Chapter 4: Financial Matters: Wills, Trusts, and More 41

Book 2: Getting the Job You Want 57

Chapter 1: Scoping Out Your Prospects 59

Chapter 2: Using Skills to Your Advantage 79

Chapter 3: Marketing Yourself on LinkedIn 93

Chapter 4: Checking Out Promising Job Markets 111

Chapter 5: Rehabbing Your Résumé and Cover Letter 129

Chapter 6: Acing Your Job Interview 147

Chapter 7: Negotiating for What You Want 169

Book 3: Getting Started with Downsizing 183

Chapter 1: Deciding Whether Downsizing Is Right for You 185

Chapter 2: Envisioning Your Future: Lifestyle and Location 197

Chapter 3: Laying the Groundwork 213

Chapter 4: Sorting Your Belongings 225

Chapter 5: Gimme Shelter: Choosing a Home 237

Chapter 6: Executing a Successful Move 255

Book 4: Living the Nomad Life 267

Chapter 1: Getting a Taste of the Nomad Lifestyle 269

Chapter 2: Seeing Yourself as a Nomad 277

Chapter 3: Setting a Realistic Budget 287

Chapter 4: Choosing a Destination 295

Chapter 5: Creating Your Relocation Plan 303

Chapter 6: Finding Housing 325

Book 5: Eating Healthy 341

Chapter 1: Starting the Day Right with Breakfast 343

Chapter 2: Fueling Up for Lunch 351

Chapter 3: Delicious Dinners 361

Chapter 4: Salads and Sides to Swear By 375

Chapter 5: Snacks, Desserts, and Nibbles 385

Book 6: Staying Active After 50 397

Chapter 1: Staying Active as You Age 399

Chapter 2: Yoga Over 50 Is Just Smart 405

Chapter 3: Preparing to Practice Yoga 419

Chapter 4: Breathing through Your Yoga Poses 431

Chapter 5: 20 Great Postures for the 50-Plus Yogi 437

Chapter 6: Welcome to Your New Favorite Sport: Pickleball! 459

Chapter 7: Playing by the Pickleball Rules 465

Chapter 8: Pickleball Equipment and Apparel 483

Chapter 9: Heading to the Pickleball Courts 501

Index 513
This All-in-One collects the expertise of a team of AARP and For Dummies authors, including Jennifer Fisher, Kerry Hannon, Mo Lard, Carol Levine, Larry Payne, Ralph Roberts, Rein Steel, Danna Van Noy, Kristin Wilson, and Jonathan Wright.

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