02 Jun Retirement & Depression Series
Wouldn’t you like to retire to your happy place? It starts with some important conversations. Don’t worry, these can be fun! I tell my clients that when you get on the same page with your spouse or partner, then you can begin to figure out how much that “happy place” will cost. Retirement should feel like a new beginning, not the end . For a deeper dive, check out our blog.
Just because you’re retired, doesn’t mean you’re happy. While some people experience depression as soon as they transition out of their career, for others, the signs appear suddenly years later. Some mental health professionals estimate that as many of half of those who experience depression in retirement do so years after they retire. How do you know if a loved one is suffering? Traci Richmond, CFP® explains the signs and where to go for help.
You’ve dreamed about it. Planned for it. Spent decades saving for it. But what if you retire and realize you’re just not happy? It’s a dilemma many are reluctant to admit, no less talk about. Now, Traci reveals three telling signs of depression – and explains what you can do to mitigate it.