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20 Ideas on how to make money after retirement

Ideas on how to make money after retirement

A newspaper article about COVID-19 and the stock exchange made me again realize how vulnerable our financial system is. As soon as stock exchanges are going down, there is talk about freezing the pensions. This year (2020) I finally receive a state pension, but these rumors always make me wonder for how long. 

It’s better not to wait until the unforeseen happens. I want to make sure I have a back-up plan on how to make money after retirement! The ideas I share with you are partly things I am doing or have been doing myself. And partly I got that information from friends and from searching the internet.

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The importance of life expectancy for your personal situation

The importance of life expectancy for your personal situation

The most interesting question I ever got was “How old are you going to be?”. There had been a vague notion in the back of my head, but until then I had never put an actual number on it.

The importance of life expectancy is huge. Not just for life insurers but especially for your personal situation.

Why? Well, let’s say you will live to be 100. And that you retire at age 67. That means 33 years of not having a job and maybe more costs because of a declining health. Which in turn means that you’d better have made preparations while you were still working.

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About Me

Hannie Mommers

Hello! My name is Hannie Mommers and I am so glad to meet you here.

Some people have a bias against aging people that I deeply resent. “Old and worn-out”. Well, I am far from that and I am sure you feel the same way. When they describe this worn-out situation in the Netherlands, where I come from, it says: Oh, that one is only sitting behind the geraniums.

Well, no geraniums for me. At least not to sit next to, because the flowers are beautiful of course. 🙂

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