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AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired People) -

The North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement -

Kiplinger's Personal Finance -

Mature Resources -

Retirement Success Profile -
- Calls itself "a mini-course on the non-financial aspects of retirement"
- Free newsletter and information, but charges a fee for coaching.

Retirement Well-Being -
- Interesting exercises for use in retirement planning.
- Free newsletter and exercises.

Senior Journal -

Social Security Administration Retirement Planner -

Third Age -


Kratz, Ellen
"Retirement, Now What?!"
CNN Money


Bolles, Richard & Nelson, John E.
What Color Is Your Parachute? for Retirement, Second Edition: Planning a Prosperous, Healthy, and Happy Future
Ten Speed Press, 2010

Dogu, Laura & Ferri, Richard & Larimore, Taylor & Lindauer, Mel
The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning
Wiley, 2011

Hinden, Stan
How to Retire Happy: The 12 Most Important Decisions You Must Make Before You Retire
McGraw-Hill, 3rd edition, 2009

Jason, Julie
The AARP Retirement Survival Guide: How to Make Smart Financial Decisions in Good Times and Bad
Sterling, 2009

Lloyd, Mark
Supercharged Retirement: Ditch the Rocking Chair, Trash the Remote, and Do What You Love
Hankfritz Press, 2009

Schlagheck, Jim
Cash-Rich Retirement: Use the Investing Techniques of the Mega-Wealthy to Secure Your Retirement Future
St. Martin's Press, 2008

Zelinski, Ernie
How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free: Retirement Wisdom That You Won't Get from Your Financial Advisor
Visions International Publishing, 2009

Borchard, David C.
The joy of Retirement: finding happiness, freedom, and the life you've always wanted
AMACOM, 2008
CTC HQ1063.2 .U6 B67 2008

Erikson, Tamara
Retire Retirement: Career Strategies for the Boomer Generation
Harvard Business School Press, 2008
CTC HF5382.5 .U5 E75 2008

Hill, Robert D.
Seven Strategies for Positive Aging
W. W. Norton & Co., 2008
CTC HQ1061 H534 2008

Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara
The Third chapter: passion, risk and adventure in the 25 years after 50
Thorndike Press, 2009
CTC HQ1064 .U5 L39 2009

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