Retirement planning need not be just gardening or reading. A well planned retirement scheme could give you more of life’s benefits with a whole lot of thrilling experiences without having the hassle of tending to children or grandchildren. To plan a proper retirement life one would need time, commitment, adjustment, detailing and proper calculating for the future.
As it is well known that nobody could predict the future and the growth of inflation it is essential that every individual makes a proper retirement plan. With the days of joint families gone, due to great westernization of all countries imitating the US and the UK, today’s generation prefer nuclear families.
How many of us today have planned for our retirement well in advance? We could be just counted, compared to the vast population in our countries. So many of us having been employed in Government organizations generally tend to forget about retirement plans, as since the organization provides us with a pension after retirement. But have we ever looked into the aspects of sufficiency of the provided amount. In most cases the amount provided as a pension scheme is barely sufficient to pay for housing itself let alone the need for other extracurricular activities for special occasions and holidays.
Hence a special government or non-government retirement plan is essential for every individual. When making out a retirement plan one should ensure that all needs and requirements are met with simple and easy operational schemes. As retirement in itself means old age, it would be improper to go around following on the organization for implementation of schemes.
To ensure making the best for the retirement Plan, proper calculation of your current age, expected age of retirement, life expectancy, years after retirement, current earnings, expected annual growth in income, annual income at retirement age, rate of return on retirement corpus, inflation rate and inflation adjusted rate of return/real rate of return should be jotted and taken into consideration.
If all of the above aspects have been looked in to, there is no doubt that the right retirement plan could be organized. However special care is to be taken into account as a comparison of what you would earn or earned as against what you owe. A home based business could provide some sort of stability if not all. Getting a clear picture of what you would get on retirement as against what you would like to have and do after retirement is very essential.
The process of retirement planning aims to assess your readiness to live the second part of life in full as the first part, and to improve actions for the readiness to retire. Retirement planning also touches upon several other aspects of financial, medical and individual, needs of the person. Since planning is about the future, domains need to extend beyond current state description and address uncertainty, volatility and change of dynamics. A well planned retirement would provide total peace, happiness and stable life after retirement. This is mandatory for every individual.