Planning for five years down the road is all well and good, but what about what comes after that? You can’t just keep doing plans every five years because it’s convenient for you, even though we understand the appeal. At some point, you’re going to plan past the five year mark, and do something a little more substantial with your plans. In this article, we’re going to be taking a look at some of the things that we think you should be planning for, so keep reading if you would like to find out more.
Do You Have A Dream Destination?
First, is there somewhere that you really want to end up when you are old? If you had to choose the location of your last home, knowing that it would be your last, where would it be? You don’t have to answer this right now, but it’s certainly something that you should keep in the back of your mind, and when you come to a decision, start working towards this. If it’s an expensive area, then you might want to start saving now. You deserve to have your dreams come true if you are willing to work for them, and if you figure out what it is that you want now, you have more time to achieve.
Sort Out Your Retirement Wishes
Another thing that we think you should be looking into is your retirement. It will come around sooner than you think, and you want to have a plan in place so that things end up as you want them to, not as someone else decides for you. So, we recommend looking into things like a lifestyle community as when you’re retired, it might be nice to be around other people your age. You can socialize and make friends, enjoying the company of others.
Of course, you don’t have to go down this route if you don’t want to, you can stay in your home until you are unable anymore. Just make sure that people know what you want, and as long as it is safe, they will follow what you ask.
Get Your Last Wishes Sorted
We know that this is a little bit of a downer, but if you get your last wishes sorted out now, and you update your will as you go if you want to change it, you will take some of the pressure off of your family when you are no longer around. Get everything sorted so that you know it’s all taken care of and your belongings are taken care of as you want them to be.
Hopefully you have found this article helpful, and now see some of the things that you should be doing when taking your five year plan further. We know that people can get caught up when they are living their best life, and trying to build a future for themselves, but you want to make sure that this future is how you want it to look, which means you need to plan. We wish you the very best of luck.
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