February 22, 2015 in Retirement

7 tips for a better old age

“Nobody lives forever.The trick is to stay out of heaven for as long as possible,” advises George Rider, an 82-year-old, first-time author of the “Rogue’s Road to Retirement: How I Got My Groove Back After 65 and How You Can, Too.” He’s also a retired Wall Street trader with a sense of humor.

Lots of books on retirement cross my desk and most of them are tedious, but Rider mixes good advice with some laugh-out-loud lines.

Here are some highlights:

“You can be whatever you want in your old age,” Rider concludes, “Just don’t be boring.”

More good advice: Live on less, save more.