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How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free

Retirement Wisdom That You Won’t Get from Your Financial Advisor    

by Ernie J. Zelinski

Second American Edition: Released September 1, 2009

Retirement Book


Paperback, 240 pages
U.S. Price $
Canadian Price $22.95

NEW ISBNs for How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free (Second American Edition)
10 Digit ISBN: 10 Digit No : 0-9694194-9-X
13 Digit ISBN: 978-0-9694194-9-5X
Second American Edition Released September 1, 2009

ISBNs for How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free (Canadian Edition)
10 Digit ISBN: 0-9694194-5-7
13 Digit ISBN: 978-0-9694194-5-7

For Those Retirees Who Absolutely, Positively Want to Read the Best Retirement Book in the World

What sets this retirement book apart from all the others is its holistic approach to the fears, hopes, and dreams that retirees have about their retirement years.

This international bestseller (over 120,000 copies sold and published in 9 languages) goes way beyond the numbers that is often the main focus of retirement planning in most retirement books.

Retirees and the soon-to-be retired can better envision their individual retirement goals, including where they want to live, what they want to do in retirement, and what they should do when they are still working to ensure that they have a happy retirement.

What You Will Discover - or Rediscover - by Reading This Retirement Book
• Gain courage to take early retirement; in fact, the earlier the better..
• Put money in proper perspective so that you don’t need a million dollars to retire.
• Generate purpose in your retirement life with meaningful creative pursuits.
• Follow your dreams instead of someone else’s.
• Take charge of your mental, physical, and spiritual health.
• Better envision your retirement goals - including where you want to live.
• Above all, make your retirement years the best time of your life.

With a focus on the non-financial aspects of retirement, How to Retire Happy, Wild and Free explores the myriad choices and decisions we are all confronted with in living out our retirement lives. Easy to read and well laid out, the bestselling non-financial retirement book on emphasizes preparing for retirement long before you retire.

How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free is a provocative, entertaining, down-to-earth, and tremendously inspiring book that will help you get more joy and satisfaction out of all your retirement activities.

There are many ingredients of a happy retirement and several retirement planning tools that help retirees plan for their retirement in new and more meaningful ways. One of the most powerful tools is The Get-a-Life Tree that you won't find in any other retirement books.

In short, How to Retire Happy Wild, and Free helps readers create an active, satisfying, and happy retirement in a way such that they don’t need a million dollars to retire.


“Get this [retirement] book if you look forward to a retirement with 'zing!' ”
- Nancy Paradis, St. Petersburg Times, Florida

“To be sure, retirement books are a glutted field, but most focus on
money and financial planning. They view the finish line as the last day
of employment. That’s where Zelinski’s [retirement book] begins.”
- Jonathan Chevreau, National Post


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Note: Ernie Zelinski is the author of the international bestselllers Career Success Without a Real Job: The Career Book for People Too Smart to Work in Corporations, and The Joy of Not Working: A Book for the Retired, Unemployed and Overworked: (over 315,000 copies sold and published in 17 foreign languages).



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