Top 10 Reasons to Retire

"The LORD said to Moses, This applies to the Levites: Men twenty-five years old or more shall come to take part in the work at the Tent of Meeting, but at the age of fifty, they must retire from their regular service and work no longer. They may assist their brothers in performing their duties at the Tent of Meeting, but they themselves must not do the work. This, then, is how you are to assign the responsibilities of the Levites." Numbers 8:23-26 (New International Version)

10.  Any reason you care to use

9.  Have health issues

8.  Have places to go

7.  Have things to do

6.  Need time away from the rat-race

5.  Tired and need a break

4.  Dislike your work

3.  Desire to spend more time with family and friends 

2.  Can afford not to work

1.  You simply wish to retire

The Takeaway

  • Have you already retired or will you be retiring soon?

  • Check with your local Social Security office to begin receiving benefits

  • Check with your financial or investment advisor or human resources department personnel to set up retirement funds distributions

  • Write out your retirement goals and objectives

  • Continue making your personal retirement plans


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Explore ALL your Options

  • Are you interested in domestic or international travel?  Conduct a web search of travel opportunities

  • Are you interested in seeking a new hobby?  Seek hobby or special interest groups

  • Looking for new friends or acquaintances?  Explore avenues of finding new friends

  • Interested in finding a retirement community or an assisted living facility? Conduct a web search of retirement communities

  • Do you have health issues that need to be addressed?  Consult with your personal physician

  • Do you have funds you wish to invest?  Consult with a reputable financial planner or investment counselor

  • You have many other options...explore any and all you choose to pursue

  • Seek God's perfect will as you consider your many options