Perils of Retirement


You couldn’t wait to retire. Now you’ve done it, and your life feels unhinged. Your calendar and e-mail in-box are empty. Your spouse wants you to do anything that involves leaving the house. And you feel guilty for not being productive.

Welcome to retirement. Even those who work part-time after leaving a primary career, as most people now do, face major logistical and psychological challenges. Retirees who don’t anticipate these landmines may learn about them the hard way. But you can prepare for them,

Here are six pockets of turbulence and suggestions for how to avoid them.

1. Where did Read the rest