How To Retire Happy Wild and Free: Retirement Wisdom That You Won't Get From Your Financial Advisor by Ernie J. ZelinskiHow To Retire Happy Wild and Free: Retirement Wisdom That You Won't Get From Your Financial Advisor by Ernie J. Zelinski

How To Retire Happy Wild and Free: Retirement Wisdom That You Won't Get From Your Financial Advisor

byErnie J. Zelinski

Paperback | September 2, 2003

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How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free offers inspirational advice on how to enjoy retirement to its fullest. The key to achieving an active and satisfying retirement involves a great deal more than making sure you have sufficient funds; it involves cultivating physical well-being, mental well-being, and solid social support. It will give you the courage to take early retirement; in fact, the earlier, the better.This book will show you how to create purpose in your retirement life,encourage you to take charge of your mental, physical and spiritual health, inspire you to rediscover your passion for living, help to put money in proper perspective so you don’t need a million dollars to retire happily, condition you to find reasons to do the important things instead of reasons not to do them, and will do more to help you conquer boredom and enhance your mental well-being than Prozac ever will.With its friendly format, positive tone, humourous cartoons, and captivating quotations, How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free offers retirement wisdom that you won’t get from your financial advisor. This wisdom will prove to be much more important for creating a satisfying and happy retirement than how much money you have saved.
Ernie Zelinski is an innovative ex-corporate worker who was blessed to have been fired from his job as a professional engineer over 20 years ago and to have leveraged his many years of struggles without a real job into a lifestyle of personal and financial freedom that is the envy of the corporate world. Ernie has dedicated his life to...
Title:How To Retire Happy Wild and Free: Retirement Wisdom That You Won't Get From Your Financial AdvisorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:236 pages, 9.85 × 6.75 × 0.5 inPublished:September 2, 2003Publisher:Visions International PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0969419457

ISBN - 13:9780969419457


Rated 5 out of 5 by from My New Bible I bought this book about a year ago. I'm getting closer to retirement and this is my new bible. Happiness in retirement isn't as easy as not working. Just like a successful career, a happy retirement takes planning and effort. That's one of the many gems from this book.
Date published: 2015-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very insightful! As I plan for my own retirement, I began searching for books without the financial focus. I stumbled upon Zeliski's book and was very impressed with his common sense approach to retirement. There is a lot of useful information presented in a very casual fashion. I was so impressed with this book that I now give it as a gift to my colleagues and staff who are announced their intention to retire from work.
Date published: 2010-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best Book I Have Read on Retirement Ernie Zelinski is one of my favorite authors, and one of the best in my opinion, in the "inspirational" and "motivational" categories. My first exposure to How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free was downloading over half of the book as a free E-book which are available on two of Ernie Zelinski's websites ( and ) It was the top half of the book, however. Although the E-book was inspiring to read, it was a little frustrating with the bottom half missing. I loved the top half so much that I purchased the whole book. It's the best one I have read on retirement. I had been looking for a book that dealt with aspects of retirement that weren't tied up with all the financial gobbledygook. As a personal coach who often gives advice to the newly retired, I have already purchased over a hundred copies to give to my clients and will continue to purchase more. This book can also be custom designed to fit your own company's needs. (See ) This book is not just about retirement, but about how to be happy, wild and free regardless of your circumstances. Zelinski just sneaks in retirement topics to lure unsuspecting customers into reading what they should have been reading about all along. If you are looking for the retirement book on creating a meaningful and fun retirement, look no further--this is IT! "How to Retire Happy, Wild and Free" is more than just a retirement book; it is an exercise in finding and re-inventing the Real You that somehow got lost in the "wonderful world of work".
Date published: 2009-11-26