Not Being Productive:
Cheap living often starts with retirement.
Finding we cannot live on a reduced income
changes our whole way of life.
Whatever you do, don't stagnate. There
is LIFE AFTER RETIREMENT. Being productive with
a part-time job, a second career, volunteer
work, joining clubs, or traveling the roads is necessary
for mental and physical well-being and
therefore would be a good investment for the
years to come.
People who retire and do nothing with the
rest of their life age faster. Don't let
that happen to you. Productivity
Single seniors should take advantage of
relationships with other senior citizen
singles. Join groups. Researchers have found
senior citizens have found new romance with
more intensity than when they were young.
Sexual interest and engagements within the
senior communities are on the rise - but
without the obsessive element so common in
with a part-time job at home
can be fun and rewarding. Capitalizing on a
hobby or one's business experience can bring
in extra income. OR . . . just start
something NEW with this second part of our
lives! It's never too late.
love to tinker with cars AND like to save
money, too, so how about converting your car (or one of your
cars) into a "water" car? We don't have
first-hand knowledge with this
"money-saving" idea, but it sounds great.
Double or triple your mileage. Talk
about CHEAP travel! You can buy
complete "how-to" instructions and
become a "water mechanic" in your own
along the same lines as the 'mechanic'
activities above, comes another "guy" thing:
If you like getting your hands dirty in the
garage, you can make extra money
reconditioning automotive batteries. Bring
old car batteries back to life. We haven't
tried this, but, again, it looked like a
possible money-making opportunity for those
retired men who like car mechanics.
This is an e-book with lots of techniques.
a digital camera? Of course we do; we all
take pictures of the grandchildren, don't
we?? Use that digital camera to take
pictures you get paid for. Imagine a walk in
the park . . . what do you see that captures
your interest? Snap a high resolution photo.
It could bring you money. Imagine that drive
in the country (does it still exist?) . . .
nature calls in many places.
Get your camera
out and memorialize the scene for the
Order "how-to" do it here.
Online stock photo companies pay around 25%
if someone downloads our digital photograph.
We set our own prices ($1 up to $40),
depending on resolution. Istockphoto,
ShutterStock, Shutterpoint, and Fotolia are
4 stock companies that buy for their
so you're stuck at home and love the
computer like we do; consider an E-Bay
business. It's not so difficult as you may
think. We know widows and people on Social
Security who create additional income by
selling things on E-Bay. It can be FUN
and profitable. Learn how you can
become part of this continual growth company.
have multiple companies that pay for online
surveys. These are mentioned on the home
page because they apply to ALL people who
want to earn extra money from home, not just
seniors. If you missed seeing these
opportunities, go back
now and scroll to the end of the main page.
issues are commonplace so if we have an
interest in that area, how about learning
(at home, by the way) to do medical billing?
There is a large market for this service.
Doctors often want people who can work at
home freelance. We discovered a
107-page manual that will give you all
the information to start you with a home
business that will bring you success and
Plan a class teaching something
you know how to do and propose
it in writing to your local
parks and/or recreation
department or college. Tutor a
student in a subject you know
isn't a money-maker, but maybe you can win
some money from your golfing buddies if you
bet your score. The
EASY Golf Swing System will have you
hitting those golf balls like a pro. YES,
retirement can be FUN.
If you would rather rejoin the regular
workforce in your senior years, the SSAI (Senior
Services America Inc.) is active in
16 states of
AL, CA, IA, IL, IN, MA, MD, MN, MS, NC, NY,
OH, PA, TN, TX and WI. There are some
requirements for their assistance.