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  • Published: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781580082051
  • Imprint: Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $29.99

What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement, Second Edition

Planning a Prosperous, Healthy, and Happy Future



Planning a Prosperous, Healthy, and Happy Future

Plan Now for the Life You Want

Today’s economic realities have reset our expectations of what retirement is, yet there’s still the promise for what it can be: a life stage filled with more freedom and potential than ever before. Given the new normal, how do you plan for a future filled with prosperity, health, and happiness? As a companion to What Color Is Your Parachute?, the world’s best-selling career book, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement offers both a holistic, big-picture look at these years as well as practical tools and exercises to help you build a life full of security, vitality, and community.

This second edition contains updates throughout, including a section on Social Security, an in-depth exercise on values and how they inform your retirement map, and the one-of-a-kind resource for organizing the sea of information on finances and mental and physical health: the Retirement Well-Being Profile. More than a guide on where to live, how to stay active, or which investments to choose, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement helps you develop a detailed picture of your ideal retirement, so that—whether you’re planning retirement or are there already—you can take a comprehensive approach to make the most of these vital years.

  • Published: 1 October 2010
  • ISBN: 9781580082051
  • Imprint: Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $29.99

About the authors

John E. Nelson

JOHN E. NELSON has been a consultant and speaker on retirement planning for 20 years. He is the creator of the “Retirement Well-Being Model,” used by government, nonprofit, and corporate employers for their retirement education programs. He is a certified retirement counselor and an accredited investment fiduciary.

Richard N. Bolles

RICHARD N. BOLLES has been a leader in the career development field for more than thirty-five years. He was trained in chemical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and holds a bachelor’s degree cum laude in physics from Harvard University and a master’s in sacred theology from General Theological (Episcopal) Seminary in New York City. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Marci.

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