If sitting still just isn’t your thing, it’s the perfect time to quash the “should haves” and “would haves”. Starting a business in retirement carries less risk than it might have in your youth, keeps you active, and can help offset the cost of a passion project. We talked to one Shopify merchant who did just that, finding happiness in working after retiring from working.
- Type “retirement” into stock photo site’s search bar and most of the results include either white-haired golfers or two beach chairs facing a sunset.
- Retiring at 60 is not the same as it was decades ago—we’re living longer, we have better health care.
- Tom built the ranch up to 133 animals at its peak, and it thrived as a breeding operation. Bernie and his wife moved closer to the ranch to begin their new “working” life in retirement.
“Retiring at 60 is not the same as it was decades ago—we’re living longer, we have better health care. And for people who have worked their entire lives, the passive life of retirement might feel like the opposite of freedom.”