6 of the Most Common Retirement Goals

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When you reach your retirement years, you’ll likely have a long list of things you want to do and achieve. However, many people find that their retirement years are some of the most rewarding, enjoyable and stress-free years of their lives. Setting retirement goals can help you enjoy your golden years to the fullest.

According to U.S. News, some of the most common retirement goals are:

  1. New interests – Hobbies, travel, volunteering or anything else you’re passionate about.
  2. Improved health – Eating right, exercising and making healthy lifestyle choices.
  3. Big events – Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and other significant life events.
  4. Moving – Downsizing can free up extra cash and make things more convenient.
  5. Budgeting – Having monetary goals in retirement can help prevent overspending.
  6. Legacy – Thinking about what you’ll leave behind for your loved ones.

No matter what your retirement goals are, remember to enjoy the ride. These years should be some of the best of your life!

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