A GUIDE TO PICKING A POST-CAREER HOBBY NEW AND REDISCOVERED PASSIONS IN LATER LIFE
Aside from financial
have fun doing.” Here are three questions to help you discover a hobby that’s right for you. Do you have a dormant passion? Work has a tendency to put our other interests on the back burner. Maybe you painted for pleasure during college but put the canvas away to focus on your career. Perhaps you were once a chess fanatic, and today you find your board gathering dust from lack of use. Now is the perfect time to rediscover those once- beloved activities. What have you always wanted to do? Discovering new hobbies is just as rewarding as rekindling old ones. Have you ever heard about a pastime and thought, “I’d love to do that, if only I had the time”? Former NFL quarterback Drew Bledsoe opened a winery after retiring from football. While you probably
don’t have the financial resources of a professional athlete, there’s nothing stopping you from pursuing a newfound passion at the same velocity as the footballs Bledsoe threw.
concerns, the No. 1
question that most impending and recent retirees struggle to answer is how
Is there a cause you want to support?
they will fill up all their time. While
Volunteer work can be incredibly fulfilling, especially when you have the time and energy to devote to it. Many older adults find that giving back to the community adds meaning and purpose to their lives. The best way to figure out how to donate your time is to think about a cause dear to your heart. From there, find a reputable organization that supports said cause, and see what you can do to help. Retirement is the perfect opportunity to throw yourself head-first into something you’re passionate about. So what are you waiting for?
spending time with family and relaxing are priorities for most folks entering the post-career chapter
of their lives, these aren’t enough to fill up the bulk of your newly acquired free
time. Cultivating a hobby is a great use of your time at any age, but especially during retirement. As Dick Van Dyke once said, “To me, retirement means doing what you
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New Days, Same Great Shows Adam’s finance shows on “River City Live” (Channel 4) and “First Coast Living” (NBC 12) are moving to new days! If you want to get Adam’s great retirement advice right in your own home, tune into “River City Live” on Tuesdays twice a month, or catch him on “First Coast Living” on Wednesday twice monthly.
Coming in October: Retirement Wealth Academy Are you prepared to not just adapt, but thrive in the changing retirement landscape? Adam Wolf can show you how! Make plans to attend the free Retirement Wealth Academy at the University of North Florida. Adam will cover new retirement techniques and the strategies you need to help prepare for a more successful retirement.
Here are the dates for this month’s shows: ‘River City Live’ Tuesday, Sept. 11 Tuesday, Sept. 25 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ‘First Coast Living’ Wednesday, Sept. 5 Wednesday, Sept. 19 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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