Carolina Retirement Planning Step 2 – Past


Welcome to Creating a fulfilling retirement in North Carolina or South Carolina Step 2.

Carolina Retirement Planning - PastNow that we have set aside some time for thought and determined what your reasons for retiring are, it is time to,

Look To Your Past…….

Prior to making any life change, especially one as important as retirement, and possibility of moving to North Carolina or South Carolina,  you must always start with looking to your past.

Think of all your past jobs, no matter how trivial they may have seemed.

Which ones did you love?
What parts of all your jobs were the best?
Are there any common themes?
Is there any part of your job that you will miss and want to be part of the next chapter of your life?

Think about what your lifestyle is and has been.  Now it’s time to ask yourself some important questions about your future.  Answering these questions will help you to create a successful retirement in North Carolina or South Carolina.

  • What aspects of your life do you want to remain the same?
  • What would you like to be different?
  • Do you love the climate of where you live?
  • Does your house support your health?
  • How important is it to you to live near your family and friends?

Think about dreams and ambitions you had when you were younger that may have been put aside for other concerns.

Once you have looked to your past, you can begin to put together the vision of your life in retirement. And what retirement could look like in North Carolina and South Carolina?

You might consider, taking up a new career, starting your own business, giving back to the community, learning new skills, and fulfilling dreams you’ve had to set aside for one reason or another.

  • Is there a way to satisfy them now?
  • Do you want to be able to go to the golf course each day?
  • Have lunch with your friends each week? 

Or maybe you have always wanted to sail around the world.

Well, before you get carried away with your yacht trip around the world you’ll have to… Figure out your finances!

So, let’s move on to the next step to creating a successful Carolina retirement.  We’re going to dig more deeply into your finances and how to use the resources available.

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