On the Retirement Bookshelf
ON THE RETIREMENT BOOKSHELF
Your Retirement, Your Way (see adjacent article) is in good company on the nonfiction advice bookshelves these days with a surfeit of other recent titles aimed at keeping reading lamps aglow, especially for the aging-boomer market. Some of them are:
The Wall Street Journal. Complete Retirement Guidebook: How to Plan It, Live It and Enjoy It (New York City: Three Rivers Press, 2007). Chock full of practical advice, this best seller was written by Glenn Ruffenach, "Encore" section editor of The Wall Street Journal, and Kelly Greene, the newspaper's top reporter on retirement issues.
Rightsizing Your Life: Simplifying Your Surroundings While Keeping What Matters Most by Ciji Ware (New York City: Springboard Press, 2006). In her foreword, Passages author Gail Sheehy notes that Ware coined the term rightsizing particularly for people facing the challenges of an empty nest, because the customary term downsizing presents a view of later life through a dark lens. Ware, a veteran journalist, proffers seven steps for bringing one's personal environment down.to a livable scale..
Boomers! Funding Your Future in an Age of Uncertainty by Mark Mills and Nancy Fernandez Mills (Chicago: Kaplan Publishing, 2007). Mark, a broadcast journalist and certified financial planner, and Nancy, a former NBC News correspondent, teamed up to produce the public television series Boomers! …