To be happier and healthier: retire! 3

To be happier and healthier: retire!
Do you want to improve your health, live longer and feel happier? Then retire. A new study shows that retirement is good for your health and wellbeing. When people stop work it makes them more active. They do less sitting, which readers of this column will know is a health risk. They even sleep better. ...

Retire now? Worst ever timing!

I had only just begun to savour my new status as an empty-nester no longer funding offspring – AKA a DIKE, Double Income Kids Employed – when the recession changed the D to Diminished. My New Old Self no longer had a full-time job, and less free-lance work was bringing in less pay. Ditto for My New Old ...