Dealing with a retirement catastrophe
Your retirement should not be a disaster. What to do if it happens to be one?
14:50 20 August 2014
A retiree will have many years- after retiring- in which he will have to depend only on his savings. Well since no one is perfect in managing funds, a wide variety of mishaps might occur during these years, thus leading to financial problems. Things like poor investments to high inflation might see your retirement savings depleted long before your planned date. This might see you suffer since you do not have any source of income, and you need basic goods and services to enjoy your remaining part of life. However, if such a catastrophe hits you, here are some of the plans you could employ to avoid a difficult time after retirement.
Get some methods to generate income.
Retirement does not mean you are incapable of working anymore. You can still find a way to generate income in case your savings get depleted. Since you have the skills and talents, get a job you can offer to people at a fee and earn money. You could also start a small-scale business to keep you running.
Tap on your wealth
It is good to ensure that you do not have debts by the time you get to retirement. This is important since if things start going bad, you can always take a loan on your estate or downsize your house whenever you need additional cash. You can also opt to rent your servant quarters in case they are not being used by anyone.
Be innovative when it comes to reducing expenditure
Do not spend lavishly after you have saved hard for retirement. Always use your available leads to shop for the best available deals around. Now with the internet you can save much with online booking, online purchases and many promotions available in most purchase points. Reduce expenditure on things you do not necessarily require anytime you see that your funds are dwindling.