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Retirement for Two

3.11  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
In Retirement for Two, psychologist Maryanne Vandervelde, author of the breakthrough book The Changing Life of the Corporate Wife, and human resources consultant, picks up where the standard retirement guides leave off. Vandervelde helps spouses-- nearing or already in retirement--confront, with honesty, respect, and humour, the conflicts and adjustments unique at this sta ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published November 29th 2005 by Bantam (first published August 3rd 2004)
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Sue Jackson
Retirement for Two is a good book for anyone preparing to retire to read. It it not expertly written but does include many topics that need to be discussed before retirement. There are also examples of what retired people experienced as a couple once they retired. Some of those examples are good in that they were able to work things out and compromise while others were not.

Most of the chapters include topics that should have already been considered but it serves as a good reminder. Examples such
Dec 14, 2012 Sue rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This will provoke such good discussion for those about to retire - or are dealing with the challenges of two retirees in the same house.
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Jul 21, 2013 John rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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mostly drivel - read it as I was getting ready to retire - not a big help
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