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Recently Retired? 4 Magnificent Gifts To Treat Yourself

May 1st, 2017 | 2 comments

You’ve had a long successful career and have now officially completed your last day of work. Congratulations! Your next step is to enjoy retirement and treat yourself to some things you’ve always wanted. Here are four magnificent gifts to treat yourself to upon retirement.

1. Trips

One of the first things retired people often do is embark on vacations they’ve always wanted to take. The great thing about vacations is there’s something for everyone – whether you wish to go hiking in the wilderness or cruise in luxury around the world, explore on your own or with a guided group, you have a lot of options. It’s good to get your traveling out of the way before health problems start making it difficult to do so anyway.

2. A Cool New Vehicle

Have you been dreaming and saving about that special new vehicle you’ve wanted your entire life? Now may be the exact time to go for it. Especially if your kids are grown and gone, it might be the wisest choice to ditch the large family vehicle and go for something smaller and fancier you’ve always admired, like a Cadillac. If you’re looking for something to road trip on, you could consider a bike like those at this Dallas Harley-Davidson. Get something that’s fun to drive and off you go.

3. A Hobby

It can be hard to adjust to retired life when you’re used to working all the time, but it’s the best time in your life to treat yourself by exploring a hobby you’ve always had an interest in. For example, if you’ve always wanted to get into photography, buy yourself a nice camera, some how-to books and perhaps lessons from a pro. A hobby you truly enjoy can seriously enrich your life.

4. Remodel Your Home Or Buy A New One

Remodeling your current home or buying a new one is a nice gift you can get yourself for retirement, and is even very practical. For example, a one story house with no stairs anywhere is often a good choice for retired people, as eventually it might become difficult or impossible for you to climb stairs. Condos and villas are similarly suitable, and there are many developments around the country that are limited to individuals 55 and older that can result in a great sense of community. If you’re not ready to downsize just yet, remodel your house to turn it into the dream home you always wanted.

Author: Emma Sturgis

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