Retirement Doesn't Have to Mean the End of Your Career Brought to you by contemporary retirement coaching

Will Rogers once said that half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we've rushed through life trying to save.

Most people have many productive years left after retirement, and that’s plenty of time to start a new career, change your lifestyle, expand your social circle, continue to achieve success and get satisfaction from 'a job well done'.

Retirees aren’t content any more to just accept the gold watch and then be relegated to a life of isolation. It might be fun and relaxing to chill out for a while, but eventually boredom sets in and it can become difficult to spend the days in forced 'nothingness'.

If you're the type of person who likes to remain active and challenged, after the novelty of travel and the 'to-do list' projects, spending time with family and friends (and don’t forget sleeping in) wear off, you can become so bored and inactive that depression can set in, affecting both your health and your outlook on life.

Fortunately, however, retirement doesn't have to be all daytime TV, painting the living room and volunteering at the local charity shop, If you feel like you've got a few good working years in you yet, rather than finding another job, (which, even if part-time, will confine you to working certain hours of the day for the majority of the year), think about starting an online business instead.

Online businesses can be very rewarding - both financially and intellectually. When done properly, you can set your own hours and supplement your retirement income nicely from an online business. And it can give you the freedom to do some of the other things that retirees like to do - without having to explain your comings and goings to a boss.

Don’t worry if you currently feel a bit technically challenged: there are many universities, colleges and, more conveniently, online learning providers that offer specially-designed courses on everything from choosing a domain name to setting up your business website.

You’ll be learning new and exciting ways to fill your time with project planning and marketing that will not only boost your income, but provide a way to keep your brain sharp and active too.

If you’re a retiree and you're finding that you're not able to live comfortably on your retirement income, learning about available opportunities on the Internet and putting them into operation can be both stimulating and profitable – with very little startup cost. If you have a computer and know how to use the Internet, you can get started on setting up your own business today.

Not only will you have extra money – but you’ll have the added satisfaction of building and growing a company that's your very own.

Granted, it’s easy to become overwhelmed when beginning anything new and unfamiliar - but if you keep yourself motivated by reading relevant blogs and find ways of keeping in touch with other retirees who are starting business just like you (check out business start-up groups on Facebook), you’ll soon master the strategies of making money on the Internet and be on your way to a new and exciting life-after-retirement.

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