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Old 12-27-2015, 02:58 PM   #1
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Surprise, surprise! For a happier, healthier life, retire!

They had to do a study to figure this out? A bunch of members here could've saved them time & money and answered the question for free.

The secret to a happier, healthier life: Just retire - MarketWatch

Retirement, contrary to popular opinion, is not the time in which your satisfaction with life declines and your health deteriorates. Instead, it’s the exact opposite: Retirement is likely to improve your overall happiness and health, according to a working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research this year.

And that improvement happens immediately, according to the authors of the paper, Aspen Gorry and Devon Gorry, both professors at Utah State University, and Sita Slavov, a professor at George Mason University.

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Old 12-27-2015, 05:34 PM   #2
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Old 12-27-2015, 06:44 PM   #3
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No duh

Especially if one deliberately planned for retirement. For folks that 'fell into it', perhaps not so enjoyable.

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For me, happier no doubt. Healthier? I would have thought so until the consuming of mass quantities of food and drink these last few days. Nah, never mind, I would have been doing that at Christmastime if I was still gainfully employed. Now I have many more days to walk it all off. Yep, healthier too.
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